Visiting Santiago de Compostela

On Saturday, the day after we finished walking the Camino, we went to a government building in Santiago de Compostela to get our certificates acknowledging our completion of the walk. You need to have walked at least 100 kilometers on any Camino to get this certificate and we walked 143 kilometers. So we more than … Continue reading Visiting Santiago de Compostela

Day Five on the Camino

Weather was beautiful today, clear skies, moderate temperatures and no rain. Unfortunately, we have all had enough of the Camino. Santiago Ways, the company we booked our trip with, consistently underestimated the kilometers we need to walk to get from one city to another. Perhaps they are just calculating the distance from city A to … Continue reading Day Five on the Camino

The Culinary Delights of Hungary

Many people I know who like to travel have extolled the virtues of Budapest. So when my hubby Rick and I finally traveled there, our expectations were high. Fortunately, this lovely city did a fine job of not only meeting but exceeding our expectations. We traveled there through a US travel company called JayWay Travel. … Continue reading The Culinary Delights of Hungary

Spectacular Peterhof Palace and Gardens

I participated in another Heygo.com live-streaming tour this weekend and went on two back-to-back tours of Peterhof Palace and Gardens outside of Saint Petersburg in Russia. I had actually been there before but I think I got better photos on this virtual trip because there were less people about. This was probably because it was … Continue reading Spectacular Peterhof Palace and Gardens

Photos From Tours of Budapest and Ireland

The other day I wrote a post about this great company called Heygo that does live-streaming guided tours of locations around the world for free. https://www.heygo.com/. I have since participated in half a dozen tours, first on my PC, then on my tablet and finally on my mobile phone. What I saw so far has … Continue reading Photos From Tours of Budapest and Ireland