Dennis and Kimberly’s Excellent and Epic European Adventure, Day 29

Feb. 9, 2016: Paris This morning, as I’m in the kitchen brewing my tea fairly early and Kimberly is still snatching some winks, Kim enters, readying for his day trip to Germany. As the rain is pouring rather steadily, I ask him if he’s sticking to his announced plan to bike to the train station.… Read More Dennis and Kimberly’s Excellent and Epic European Adventure, Day 29

Dennis and Kimberly’s Excellent and Epic European Adventure, Day 27

Feb. 7, 2016: Amsterdam to Paris So it’s a very early start this morning as Joost drives us to the Amsterdam Central Station. Seeing the city in the pre-dawn light of Sunday morning,  it feels positively apocalyptic in comparison to its beehive status we’ve seen before. We say goodbye, and then we’re back to spending… Read More Dennis and Kimberly’s Excellent and Epic European Adventure, Day 27

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

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