Monthly Archives: December 2016

Christkindelmarket

That’s a mouthful…literally and figuratively. The cookies and candies and chocolate and choucroute and sausages and hams and foie gras and pretzels and beignets and waffles and crépes…my taste buds were on high alert! Also on high alert was the … Continue reading

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Cathédrale de Notre Dame

The Cathédrale in Strasbourg cannot be missed. During the day, it is a landmark visible from every corner where you may be lost, an indoor haven when your cheeks and fingers are getting numb, and a destination to view the … Continue reading

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Strasbourg

Is a magical place at Christmas. Here’s a first glance…

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Resistance in Bologna

WWI and WWII museums are fascinating to me. In particular, I am continually amazed at the courage and conviction of people under threat. I’ve now been to WWII Resistance museums in Amsterdam, Bordeaux, and Bologna. All three tell stories. But … Continue reading

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Not exactly Tchaikovsky

…but it was the march of the toy soldiers! A bit of a walk out of Bologna Center is an incredible collection of toy soldiers housed in one small jam-packed room of a villa with other doors for doctors, social … Continue reading

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MIBDM

If I lived in Bologna, that is the acronym I would use when talking about the Museo internazionale e biblioteca della musica. And I would tell everyone I know to go there! The museo is set in a lovely 16th … Continue reading

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