Miscellaneous Mini Adventures

Mother-Ducking My Way Through Budapest

Greetings, friends.   Here I am again, off on another adventure. This time around, I have the pleasure of traveling with four of my lovely friends and co-workers, two non-chaperone adults (who are also lovely), and 26 of the most distinguished teenagers I’ve had the privilege of knowing—of course, this is coming from someone who’s… Continue reading Mother-Ducking My Way Through Budapest

Eastern Bloc Tour 2k17

Budapest Day 2: Hungary for Some History

After some breakfast, we were Pest-Bound. Brodie, being the best Catholic ever, decided to spend the first leg of her morning attending a Hungarian mass in St. Stephens Cathedral. That left another group, composed of Rossene, Grace, and Bec to wander the city together. There had been a guided walking tour scheduled as an optional… Continue reading Budapest Day 2: Hungary for Some History

Eastern Bloc Tour 2k17

Budapest Day 1: Cruisin’ on the Danube

Our adventure to the next city began with a stopover in Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia. That’s right. I’ve now been to Slovakia. It’s a charming little country, once connected to the Czech Republic in one supercountry known as Czechoslovakia. But, after a few generations of differences, they divided, in an event now known as… Continue reading Budapest Day 1: Cruisin’ on the Danube