Le Tour de France en Suisse! July 8th 2012 After one last family gathering in Switzerland, we were off to the train station, carrying our suitcases, the pottery purchased in France, an extra umbrella and the art we were now carrying (I had inherited some art, so Dave and my uncle devised a handy carrying case of cardboard, duct tape and string to carry it).
We were heading to a tiny medieval town in the Jura region called Saint-Ursanne, w ... read more
Europe » Switzerland » North-West » Porrentruy The Swiss Confederation was founded in 1291 as a defensive alliance among three cantons. In succeeding years, other localities joined the original three. The Swiss Confederation secured its independence from the Holy Roman Empire in 1499. Switzerland... ... read more
Current location: the Illawarra coast of NSW
After finishing a degree and a diploma, I still had no idea what I wanted to be when I grew up. All I knew was that I wanted to crumple up the "before-30 checklist" that one is expected to complete. So I extended my travels and ran away to the land down under...Early along in the post-university travels, I met my hammock buddy.
The last year was devoted to studying some more (to be a teacher), resulting in minimal travel. As I look back on my path thus far, and to the future, I wonder how to balance my longing to be tha... full info