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Last Day: The Long Journey Home

Friday morning was quiet. Many of our tour members had departed by the time I woke up. Some had gone on to other adventures, some were just on their way back home to Australia or Canada or the States.   I made sure I got packed and ready with enough time to say goodbye to… Continue reading Last Day: The Long Journey Home

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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

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Vienna Day 1: Bones and Bahns

Before making our way into our third city of the trip, (Vienna), our coach made a stop in the UNESCO World-Heritage recognized village of Kutna Hora, Czech Republic. From the road, this little hamlet didn’t seem to be much to the eye, but what it’s famous for is this tiny, centuries-old Catholic church. But this… Continue reading Vienna Day 1: Bones and Bahns

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Prague Day 2: Czech Yourself Before You Wreck Yourself

So, it’s probably pretty obvious, based upon my last post, that there was a chance I’d be having a rough morning the next day. I was worried about that too. When I first woke up, my head was pounding. But after forcing myself to eat some food and drink some coffee, I was on my… Continue reading Prague Day 2: Czech Yourself Before You Wreck Yourself

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Berlin Day 2: Swimming Through Germany

As per usual, we packed so much stuff into one day it’s hard to believe I’ve only spent about 35 hours in Berlin.   I woke up a little earlier than I’d wanted to, considering my jet lag. My body is still not quite adjusted to Europe time. My alarm was set for 7 but… Continue reading Berlin Day 2: Swimming Through Germany