Even a Weekend of Disaster Can’t Get in the Way of Switzerland’s Ethereal Beauty

Even as we take the rail from Lyon to Lucerne, Switzerland, my girlfriend Thyme is already coming down with a fever. Still we enjoy the ride, taking in the glorious green mountains and pastoral landscape of rural France, then the mountainous wonderland that is the neutral state of Switzerland. It is a place where the … More Even a Weekend of Disaster Can’t Get in the Way of Switzerland’s Ethereal Beauty

Bratwursts & Death Camps: A Sojourn in Bavaria

As we exit Munich’s main railway station, it is apparent that even here in the heart of the German pride of Bavaria, the region Adolf Hitler loved so dearly, Germany has become a multi-cultural country indicative of their modern tolerance and acceptance. Turkish immigrants open their supermarkets, shops, and small restaurants for the day on the Ludwigsvorstadt, commonly … More Bratwursts & Death Camps: A Sojourn in Bavaria