Welcome to Italy

This is not me giving up on Austria whatsoever.  I do, however, recognize that it has become difficult to recount from past tense and that I would like to get current.  What better way to accomplish this than by starting a new blog post from a new country? But wait, I do have a few … Continue reading Welcome to Italy

Brno Ossuary

  Brno Ossuary Driving trying to find both the ossuary and the capuchin crypt in downtown Brno was a humbling and amusing experience to say the least.  Luckily, we didn’t realize we were in a pedestrian only zone until we approached the other end of it, otherwise I think I may have panicked a bit … Continue reading Brno Ossuary

Křtiny Ossuary

We have visited a number of ossuaries since Sedlec and I’ve decided to give each one their own blog post as it just doesn’t seem fitting to describe them all in one fell swoop.  Each location was different and had its own charm or impact. We referred to the Křtiny ossuary as the ‘little ossuary … Continue reading Křtiny Ossuary

Prague in a day, Melnik and the drive to Kutna Hora

We spent the next day walking again, beginning with the park at Petrin Hill seeking out a fantastical-looking art gallery in the heart of this forest.  In spite of ringing the door and knocking for 5 minutes, we were unable to rouse the owner which was quite unfortunate and I suppose in hindsight we should … Continue reading Prague in a day, Melnik and the drive to Kutna Hora

Entering the Realm of Death

We boned for the first time yesterday and it was amazing! I don’t know why I have never done it before but am pleased to say I’m no longer a virgin.   The entrance to the Catacombs of Paris is an unassuming door in the wall on the street.  So unassuming, that we walked by it … Continue reading Entering the Realm of Death


This blogging thing is harder than I anticipated, especially over the holidays and in the midst of still booking hotels and flights to the places we want to see.  Not gonna lie, we only have ½ the trip booked.  Anyway, I started writing this second blog in turmoil about either going into detail about the … Continue reading Itinerary-ish-type-thing