Journey to Jamestown

Journey to Jamestown

Episode 24 finds us landing in Jamestown Settlement, near where Captain John Smith and the others landed in 1607, encountering Pocahontas and the other local inhabitants. https://youtu.be/y04Jg2ZOirI The actual site has been taken over by archaeologists, but this tribute to it is within musket firing distance. It consists of 4 segments, all very thoroughly detailed. … Continue reading Journey to Jamestown

Saugus Iron Works – Episode 16

This week we took a break from whale watching and jumping out of airplanes and dancing through the streets to pay a visit to Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site, just a few miles north of Boston. It was like stumbling upon an archaeological site, an ancient civilization suddenly abandoned. Well, it isn't exactly ancient, … Continue reading Saugus Iron Works – Episode 16

Dennis and Kimberly’s Excellent and Epic European Adventure, Day 26

Feb. 6, 2016: Amsterdam Another day of exploring Amsterdam, with its many canals... ... and bicycles... ... and windmills... ... and its idiosyncratic architecture. One type of "bicycle" we encounter is more of a customer-propelled bar on wheels. It has seats and pedals for about a dozen people and a bar in the center where … Continue reading Dennis and Kimberly’s Excellent and Epic European Adventure, Day 26

Dennis and Kimberly’s Excellent and Epic European Adventure, Day 24

Feb. 4, 2016: Berlin to Amsterdam/ Beverwijck Our gracious host Jens has to go to work this morning, so we make an early start of it, having coffee in the kitchen before saying goodbye, hoping that we'll be able to stay longer next time. Then we're off to make our way eventually to the train … Continue reading Dennis and Kimberly’s Excellent and Epic European Adventure, Day 24

Dennis and Kimberly’s Excellent and Epic European Adventure, Day 22

Feb. 2, 2016: Krakow and Auschwitz It's one of those things that you know isn't going to be a great deal of fun, but you feel that you have to do it anyway. Especially being this close. You have to go pay a visit to the former site of the infamous concentration camp known as … Continue reading Dennis and Kimberly’s Excellent and Epic European Adventure, Day 22