Monthly Archives: July 2012

Strasbourg Cathedral: My Favorite Photo

I took about 140 photos of the Strasbourg Cathedral on Monday, May 14, 2012.  This one, with the pink and tan sandstone pillars framing the golden chancel, is my favorite.  

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Rhine River Cruise, Day One: Strasbourg

We boarded our home for a week, the Avalon Felicity, in Basel, Switzerland on Sunday afternoon, May 13, 2012 and the next morning we found ourselves in France. The major event for the morning would be a three-hour tour of … Continue reading

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My church is taller than yours

I always thought this “nanny, nanny who’s got the tallest building in the world” game began when New York built the Empire State Building a little bit higher than the Chrysler Building and then Chicago built the Sears (now Willis) … Continue reading

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What we did when it rained in Zurich

I’ve written a lot lately about what we did in Switzerland on the two days when it was sunny. Here’s what we did during the two and a half days when the sun wasn’t shining: hung out at the hotel; … Continue reading

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The Ride to Engelberg and up Mt Titlis

[This is the third of three postings on our all-day bus tour from Zurich to Lucerne and Mt Titlis on May 11, 2012. See The Road to Lucerne for the first posting and Sight-seeing Lucerne in less than an hour … Continue reading

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