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Titisee Park

Black Forest in Titisee and Todtnau

Our final day in the Black Forest took us to three interesting villages — Titisee, Neustadt and then to Todtnau. The lake in Titisee is a tourist area with lovely beaches and boating on the Titisee lake surrounding by this lovely park. We enjoyed dinner here at a place called Bruggen Restaurant.  Here we could look out […]

Black Forest Museum

Have you visited the beatuiful Black Forest?

The Schwarzwald, known to us as the Black Forest, is a unique area of Germany known for its thickly wooded forests, lakes and waterfalls, its cuckoo clocks and its wonderful schwarzwald-kirche kucken, which means Black Forest Cherry Cake. It’s luscious and made as excellent no where else. The black forest got its name from the […]


Journey Across the Pond – More in Heidelberg

Our second day of vacation to Europe, we stayed in Heidelberg, Germany because the town is filled with so many interesting things to see. From the Heidelberg Castle terrace (in the first set of photos), you were able to look down on the town and two of the major landmarks were ones I mentioned.  The […]


Journey Across the Pond – Rudesheim and Heidelberg

One thing I love to do is share some of my photos with family, friends and wonderful readers.  This blog will provide highlights from our 18 day trip to Germany, Switzerland and Austria. My husband and I love to travel and we’ve been blessed to enjoy many trips to numerous countries in Europe. One of our […]

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The Joy Of Books – Adventure, Experience and More

Books bring us amazing experiences. They take us to new places and allow us to explore new ideas, try new things. Sometimes when they end, we feel we’ve lost a friend and we want the story to go on forever. I’m guessing you feel like that too when a book catches you and touches your […]


Mexico – Part 2 First Days of Our Visit

The first full day we were in Ajijic, we were introduced to Jeanne and Eric, friends of Terry. Jeanne is talented–a artist as well as a sewer.  One thing she does is make dresses for the girls at La Ola Casa Shelter for Abused and Abandoned Children. She was making a visit there that day […]


AJIJIC, MEXICO – A typical apartment and Ours.

Having a friend who lives in Mexico is a great motivator for taking trips there. He lives in the wonderful area in Jalisco that offers a great view of the largest lake in Mexico, Lake Chapala. This is a view from the long stretch of windows in our apartment above our friend Terry. Ajijic is […]