Santorini, while small, is too big to get around on foot, so we learned quickly how to use the buses. From what we could tell, all routes ran through the main town, Thira. To get from one city to another, the general route was to take a bus to Thira and then a second bus to the destination. The timetables were a bit confusing – the one I was handed didn’t match that at the […]
If you know me, you know that I love to hit the road. There were months when the kids were young that we would be gone more days than we were at home. Some months, we’d be home only a handful of days. Fast-forward to now, and it seems I can rarely get away. Now that they are in school and have their own activities, I too have started to have more activities based at […]
What do you think of when you think of Amsterdam? For me, the second thing after canals is bikes. Bikes, bikes, bikes. And after our short visit, my girls now think the same. “Look at all the bikes…just like Amsterdam!” (in reference to bike commuting in DC which, while, growing does not rival Amsterdam).
We didn’t manage to celebrate any week 42 holidays… Coming up this week: 20: National Brandied Fruit Day 21: National Pumpkin Cheesecake Day 22: National Nut Day and International Caps Lock Day 23: National Boston Cream Pie Day and Diwali 24: National Bologna Day and Good and Plenty Day 25: Make a Difference Day and National Greasy Foods Day 26: National Pumpkin Day Our celebrations from week 42: None
Visiting a foreign place where another language is spoken, the signs are always a source of amusement. What do they mean? What are we supposed to learn to do or not do? And even the ones in English can be fun to look at when they are so different from what we are used to seeing.