After a good night’s rest and breakfast buffet (very vegetarian) at the Prima Kings Hotel in Jerusalem, we board our mini bus for the 1 hour drive to Dead Sea. We end up using a seaside resort by the name of Kalia Beach for access to the Dead Sea. From the parking lot it is … More Israel—Day/Part 2
Since my new travel plans continue to get canceled for this year, I will reflect one of my past travels that included this Polish border town called Wroclaw (pronounced vrots-wahf). As a part of my research for the heritage of my father’s escape from Poland right after WWII, I traveled by train to this historically … More Wroclaw, Poland
After spending a few days in Warsaw, Poland area while researching the history of my father and his family in 2009; I planned to spend a few days in Krakow, Poland as well. I discovered a world city that has so much history, religious significance, and old world culture. Located on the Vistula River with … More Krakow, Poland
During my trip in 2009 to research the origin of my roots in Poland, I spent some time exploring the city of Warsaw, Poland. It is a multicultural city that provides lots of historical references, but also incorporates the busy skyline of any modern world capital city. Many people do not realize that Warsaw was … More Warsaw (Warszawa), Poland
Here is a copy of my Traveling From Mexico Blog page that shares with you some of the interesting food from around the world that were a part of my travels!
The place from where my Father Teodor originated……….. My father was an Polish immigrant into the USA in the 1950’s, so back in 2008 I decided his escape from Poland story must be told. I did lots of research and finally decided that a trip to Poland was in order in the spring of 2009. … More Zyrardow, Poland
As a part of my first trip to Poland while I was doing research about the origins of my father’s family from Zyrardow, Poland; I took a side trip to visit the fabulous city of Krakow, Poland. Considered to be one of the oldest operating salt mines in the world, it has been mining salt … More Wieliczka Salt Mine, Krakow Poland
On my cruise in 2013 to Istanbul, Turkey, I was on a day tour to Ephesus to see the ruins. Along the way the tour guide makes us stop at a Turkish Carpet store, supposedly to just see how these quality carpets are made. Yea, right! We entered the show room area which was just … More My Turkish Carpet Buying Experience!
I have been fortunate enough to have been to Amsterdam, Holland 3 times in my life already! Once as a child living in Germany in the 1960s, the 2nd time in 2016 at the end of Baltic Cruise, and then again last year 2019 as a part of another cruise port of call that went … More Amsterdam, Holland
Here I am again in self quarantine going out only as the work and food shopping necessitates. I work on my blogs and post some of them from many years ago and I start to realize what large crowds one encounters on many of these tours, trips, and outings. Now the world talks about social … More Musings