Saturday, May 6th was a great day to head out and enjoy the sun. I got a message from Josie that she was going out for a walk but didn’t see it until she and Geoff had already gotten to the gate. So I rushed out of the house to meet them for a walk. […]Read More Enjoying the Sun in Moscow
My first experience at the Bolshoi happened on February 18th, right before our February break. Josie and I went to see Giselle. First let me tell you that the Bolshoi did not disappoint. It is an unbelievably stunning theater on the inside. Secondly the dancers did not disappoint. They were fantastic and I am glad […]Read More Giselle at the Bolshoi
So unintentionally my trip to Krakow became a bit of a food fest! It started out with a wonderful Italian at La Campana. I had Carbonara because I was craving some good pasta! I found this online but I wasn’t sure about the review so I went to the front desk and asked about a […]Read More Krakow and Food!
Day two in Krakow had me doing the Krakow Food Tour. This was once again with the https://freewalkingtour.com/krakow/ group, though it was 50 Zloty. I met Nika, two Brits, and three Mexicans at the Old Synagogue. Nika was born in the area so I knew that we would be in good hands! Stop 1: Soup […]Read More Poland – Krakow Day 2 – 11 April 2017
I caught the train early on a beautiful sunny day. I noticed that until you get very close to Krakow the landscape along the train line is very flat like the middle of Italy and France! My walk from the train station to my hostel was actually quiet short so I dropped my bag and […]Read More Poland – Krakow – Day 1
What can I say but patterns, patterns, patterns. Since Warsaw was basically demolished by the Germans during WWII, it is a relatively new city. You may think that means new buildings like Berlin. But in fact Warsaw was recreated to match the Warsaw of the past. Much of the reconstruction was based on 26 vedute […]Read More Poland – Warsaw – 9 April 2017
A few weeks ago I tried cross country skiing for the first time. It is offered at school by a fellow teacher. The school also thankfully has skis, boots and poles that we can borrow. So we all met up in the gym and then headed out into the forest. We hiked up to the […]Read More Cross Country Skiing