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National Geographic Terra Cotta Warriors Exhibit

March 7th, 2010 · Comments Off on National Geographic Terra Cotta Warriors Exhibit

Last weekend, Martha and I went with her family to see the Terra Cotta Warriors exhibit at the National Geographic Museum in downtown Washington D.C. It’s a special exhibition going on now until the end of March and it showcases the Terra Cotta Warriors, an army of terracotta figures dating back to 210 B.C. and […]

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Hiking Diamond Head State Park in Oahu, Hawaii

February 16th, 2010 · 3 Comments

Two years ago my wife and I visited Hawaii for our honeymoon and spent part of our trip on the beaches of Waikiki, on the island of Oahu. We stayed on touristy Waikiki because we had just spent a week and a half in less tourist-heavy areas of Kauai and the Big Island and we […]

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A Few Days in London – The British Museum

October 19th, 2009 · Comments Off on A Few Days in London – The British Museum

After a wonderful time in Scotland, seeing Edinburgh and the Speyside Region, we took a train back down to London. London was our last stop before heading back home! During our last few days in London we wanted to see the British Museum, world renowned for its collections of Greek, Egyptian, and pre-historic artifacts, the […]

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Füssen & Neuschwanstein

August 18th, 2009 · Comments Off on Füssen & Neuschwanstein

On our first day in Stuttgart we decided to go to Füssen to see Mad King Ludwig’s Castle, Neuschwanstein. Also located in Füssen is Hohenschwangau, the castle where King Ludwig lived while growing up. King Ludwig Friedrich Wilhelm II, aka Mad King Ludwig, lived from 1845 – 1886. King Ludwig was born in Munich at […]

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Köln (Cologne) Cathedral

August 11th, 2009 · 2 Comments

After a day of relative relaxation in Dortmund, we used up one of our EuroRail days to visit Köln (Cologne) on our way to Bacharach. Köln hosts one of the most remarkable cathedrals in all of Europe, one I read about frequently in high school in AP Art History. One of most amazing things about […]

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Visiting Windsor Castle

July 28th, 2009 · 2 Comments

The events in this post occurred on July 22nd, 2009. We were fortunate to be staying with friends in the Chiswick area of London so our trip to Windsor Castle took approximately 50 minutes. Windsor Castle is the largest inhabited castle and the official residence of the Queen of England! Getting to Windsor Castle We […]

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