Enjoying the Sun in Moscow

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. […]

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Giselle at the Bolshoi

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 […]

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Krakow and Food!

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 […]

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Poland – Krakow – Day 1

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 […]

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Poland – Warsaw – 9 April 2017

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 […]

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Cross Country Skiing

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 […]

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