Leaving Portugal

You didn’t even know  we were here!  I’ve been having a hard time writing the last few weeks.  I’m not sure what the issue is entirely, whether I burned myself out at the beginning, whether I’m overstimulated and can’t focus or whether, as I was thinking today, it’s just better for me to enjoy the … Continue reading Leaving Portugal

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

From Paris to Prague

It sounds a bit spoiled to contemplate expressing my sadness at leaving Paris with Prague on the horizon, however, as we left the tiny room at The Five Hotel that had become our headquarters for the 4 nights we stayed I was definitely in mourning.  The only consolation was that we were headed for, what … Continue reading From Paris to Prague

The Louvre

It may not seem that a magnificent museum fits the theme of this blog, however, if taken in the overall context of legacy that long-left-behind bones represent I’d say the Louvre holds its own, tongue in cheek obviously intended.  I’ve imagined walking the halls of this Paris legend since I was a small child regaled … Continue reading The Louvre