Norway

Thursday, July 20 In Norway, we took a bus to the train station. Then we took a modern train (2:20 hours) to Myrdal at an elevation of 2,800 feet. At Myrdal, we switched to the Flam Railway – on an old fashioned train (1:30 hours) to head back down to sea level. This train ride…

Netherlands

Tuesday, July 18 In Amsterdam we took a boat tour thru the canals, then a 2 mile walking tour of the city. There was a lot to see. Not much by way of shopping – at least not for us. But it was a fascinating place, and bicycles everywhere! Even some of their traffic lights…

Belgium

Sunday, July 16 This morning we boarded the NCL Prima for an 11 day cruise to four countries. Monday, July 17 Today we went on a tour of Bruges. To get there we had to take a bus. Our guide’s name was Leive who told us to call her “Sweetie”. We did a 1.5 mile…

London, England

Thursday, July 13 Yesterday, we flew into London Heathrow and found our way to the Underground and to Victoria Station. Getting out of Victoria Station however, turned us upside down and sideways on which lifts to use since we had our large suitcases the lifts were the only way out of the station. It was…

Finland

Tuesday, June 27 Strike One!After attending a ribbon cutting at Raven Rock State Park, we headed to the airport to begin our journey to Finland and a wildlife photo shoot with Hector Astorga. Our flight was 20 minutes late leaving the airport, but we had enough of a layover at Dulles that we’d be okay….