Proud To Be An American - Part One June 1st 2009 My theme for my latest travel journey revolves around patriotism and remembering those who fought for our freedom, near and far.
After a busy spring, my European adventure and side trips in May, I wasn’t ready for any big travel adventures over Memorial Day and Flag Day weekend. To be honest, I was looking forward to staying home, catching up on work around my house, gardening and just sitti ... read more
North America » United States » Iowa » Des Moines Britain's American colonies broke with the mother country in 1776 and were recognized as the new nation of the United States of America following the Treaty of Paris in 1783. During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the origina... ... read more
I am a "life long learner" with my day job as the Risk and Insurance Manager for an Energy Company in Des Moines, Iowa. When I'm not at work, I'm off traveling, near and far. I would like to share my travel adventures with my family, friends and anyone reading my travel blog. I hope to paint a vivid picture of what I'm seeing and doing during the March 2010 travel trip to Europe.
So where will we be headed this year? With Dr. C. Ken Meyer, Drake University, we will be on the run covering 9 cities in 19 days: Copenhagen, Hamburg, Heidelberg, Stuttgart, Rothenburg, Geneva, Paris, Normandy, D... full info