Dresden Fado Walking

Dresden is only a three-hour drive from Wrocław, but we had a long weekend to kill this past August, so we spent a couple of nights in East Germany to make the most of it. Naturally, Fado, our chocolate Labrador, had to come with, so I ran a quick Airbnb search for a place that…

Cape Town Impressions

I didn’t really get much time to do any touristy stuff while in Cape Town this past weekend. I suppose it would have made total sense to extend my stay at least a day or two to check out local sights, but the trip itself was sort of a last minute thing and I didn’t…

Yosemite and Death Valley

After San Francisco we drove through Yosemite on our way to Bishop, our stop for the night before driving on to Death Valley the following day. We didn’t have much time for hiking, nor did we take any hiking shoes with us from Poland for that matter, so our Yosemite experience was limited to beautiful scenery as…

San Francisco – Vacation Revisited

With vacation now clearly over, I am left with a couple thousand photos to sift through, edit when necessary, and select as part of the photo package I want to show others. My organizational record is shitty, to say the least, and I’m trying to get this done in reasonable time frame so that I…

Boston – Got Crabs?

I never really traveled to the east coast while living in California. In 1998 we drove across the States on a cross-country family vacation that took us to Chicago, Toronto, Niagara Falls, and New York. Many years later I would tour New York City a bit closer on a mini vacation. But that about covers…