This is a catalog, of sorts, of my travel photography exhibit at Icebox Gallery in Minneapolis, March 25-April 29, 2017. Hours are Thursday-Friday from 10-6, and Saturdays from 12-5. There’s a special opening on Thursday, April 6 from 5-9 p.m. The gallery is also open by appointment. Call 612.788.1790. If you are in town, please […]
You want our recommendations on where to stay and eat in Budapest? No? Well here they are anyway! And if you’re interested in walking about town between meals, check out these suggestions for your self-guided walking tour. Where to Stay AirBnB Parizsi Street We were happy as clams with our own pad right in the […]
To get to know Budapest, start walking. These neighborhoods, both near and beyond the Danube riverfront, will give you a real feel for the city.
I said the same thing last year, but 2015 was our biggest year in travel yet. Four continents and 16 countries, about 75 cities, 11 United States National Parks, and a score or more Unesco World Heritage sites. We averaged four days per stop, which is not enough, and we’re not going to do that […]
It’s been such a full year I needed to retrace our itinerary to get my head around all that we’ve seen in 2015. Initially, I just wanted to post some random images–previously unpublished–that have stayed with me and could represent this busy year. So I sifted through my photos in Lightroom, and then I referenced […]
While I was wandering around St. Stephen’s Basilica in Budapest, I found myself thinking of that distinction that some people make between “tourist” and “traveler.” Google it sometime and you’ll see that about 5 million people have written something about it. There are all sorts of theories, but the one that seems to make the […]
As Kris and I were walking around Budapest last night we were talking about this city and realizing that it was really growing on us. We’re getting familiar with it after two long visits (for us) in the past two years. We now have favorite restaurants, two favorite places to stay, (an AirBnB and the […]
The Danube River cruise is brought into focus through various personal encounters on tours and home visits in five countries, and on board with the crew.
Budapest might be the most beautiful river town in the world, and is a great place to start a Danube River Cruise.
Horses are a pretty big deal in Hungary, especially out on the great fertile plains (puszta) of southern Hungary. On a side trip from our float down the Danube with Viking River Cruises, we visited this horse farm for a display of traditional training of and uses for horses. Horses–and cowboys–have been part of Hungarian […]