All good things must end, which alas included our stay in San Pedro la Laguna. Finally the day came when we had to start making our way toward our next volunteer gig. And we couldn't stay with our new buddy Rene any longer, because he had a friend coming to town. So we said goodbye … Continue reading Detour to Antigua, Guatemala
Having feasted our eyes (and our capacity for awe) on the Mayan ruins, we were ready to cross the road and feast at least a couple of other senses at Choco-Story, an outdoor (sort of) museum dedicated to the history of chocolate and the culture of the local region that has produced it for millennia. … Continue reading Mayan Ruins and Chocolate (Part 2)
December 3, 2021 - Part II > If you're going to visit the Yucatan Peninsula, you simply have to see some Mayan ruins. And the best place to do that is the enormously famous Chichen Itza, right? So we thought. And so we'd planned. It is after all, one of the seven wonders of the … Continue reading Mayan Ruins and Chocolate (Part 1)
Tue. Nov. 30, 2021 Early this morning, we welcomed a couple of new arrivals to Barrio Vivo hostel: two young men from Seattle who work in robotics and computer-related fields -- one is a PhD candidate. These are only the third and fourth fellow Americans we've met here since checking in here. Then we went … Continue reading Anthropology Museum and Theatre Games
Come along to the most amazing art museum you may ever see. If you think museums are dull and routine, you have a big surprise in store at Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MASS MoCA) in the Berkshire town of North Adams, MA. It’s housed in a huge complex of buildings, the former headquarters of … Continue reading A Taste of MOCA
This week we take you to a former correctional facility has now corrected itself. Meet Michael Kroetch and other artists who have helped transform the site. <a href=""> Read More...
Episode 6 - August 11, 2018 Episode 6 found us going and glowing in Massachusetts. After doing a show at a summer camp in Bedford, we headed to Abington to help our friends at Barrett's Haunted Mansion put together some scenery for the upcoming haunt season. Then we made ourselves pretty spooky one night in … Continue reading Glowing Gozas – Episode 6
Taking you from Virginia to Pennsylvania. We began at the surprisingly weird and wonderful Virginia Musical Museum, then did two fabulous escape rooms in Richmond, where we also paid our respects to Edgar Allan Poe, ghost tour in Gettysburg, licked the chocolate in Hershey, and Lost River Caverns. <a href=""> Read More...
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. … Continue reading Dennis and Kimberly’s Excellent and Epic European Adventure, Day 29
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 … Continue reading Dennis and Kimberly’s Excellent and Epic European Adventure, Day 27