Written by Linton Hutchinson The most significant ruins you’ll love to hate in all of Athens is the almighty Acropolis. The iconic representation of all that was good in Greece that propelled civilization to its zenith stands out as an ever present beacon presiding over all of Athens. The Parthenon kisses the sky as it […]Read more "Athens, home of the gods"
Written by Linton Hutchinson If you’ve been keeping up with Games of Thrones you’ll be familiar with Khaleesi, the golden blonde empress with an army of unsullied thousands and known as the mother of dragons. If you want to visit what looks like her palatial palace, you’ll want to visit the island nation of Malta. Everything […]Read more "Malta: where the past and present meet face to face"
Written by Linton Hutchinson Imagine if you will, that you wake up (or in this case you don’t wake up) and your entire city has been encased in over 20 meters of snow. But instead of white fluffy snow, you’ve just been suffocated by a deadly cloud of gaseous sulfur, your skin has been seared […]Read more "The oracle and her gang of virgins"
Written by Linton Hutchinson So think about it for a little while. Who were these ancient Roman people? What were they thinking to have come up the idea to build a Colosseum? Were they perchance sitting around a conference table on a hot summer’s day having a conversation that went something like this? “You know […]Read more "The Colosseum"
Written by Linton Hutchinson Ever wonder what it would be like to spend the day in a crypt? Or chase homeless kittens around an architectural ruins over 2500 years old? Well, if you’re game for either of these activities, consider making Rome your next holiday get away. It started out as your typical day in […]Read more "From cat’s cradle to grave"
We arrived in Rome around 8 or 9 in the evening and ran into my father in the hotel lobby. After getting squared away with our hotel room we began to discuss dinner options. Linton already had it all figured out, with a 10% off coupon to a nearby restaurant. So out the door we […]Read more "Dinner in a night club"
Written by Wesley Klehm Our actual final day was uneventful. We went over a big bridge and then stopped in to see Lille’s city center. Sterling bought some plants and we saw a clock. We continued on and again passed by Ghent. We arrived back in Breda, and after a wrong turn, a near miss by a […]Read more "Driving home"