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?
Because every destination has something unique to teach visitors. The immersion therapy in a different culture, different cuisine, different couture leaves me a "changed person" every single time. I learn to appreciate others more, and in the process appreciate what I have more as well ...... full info