2009 Do-Re-Mi Tour : Gallivanting thru Europe (Part 1/4: Switzerland) August 20th 2009 Prologue (Trip date July 2009 during peak US financial recession!)
4000 kilometers and 1000 pictures later, a little writing here and there during the long flight home and here we are …
The last eight months or so had been rough on me. The lay-off from my company UP that I so cherished after eleven long years with them was tough on my psyche. I had come to define mysel ... read more
Europe » Switzerland » North-East » Zürich 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
Why do I travel? So that I can come back home. and see it with renewed eyes, renewed body, renewed spirit and say with confidence, "there is no place like home!".
Yet, coming back to my nest having learned something new from my travels is what renews my spirit ...
A firm subscriber to the philosophy it is more about the journey than it is about any particular destination.
There is simply no better joy in life than travel and the pursuit of an adventure ...... full info