Day trip: Heidelberg

We headed straight to the schloss! Heidelberg is lovely. Also, it has an incredible history. Two thumbs up. I am a lucky human. It got sunny:   Apothecary museum (Free entry!!):   Mark Twain spent time in Heidelberg and wrote about this GIGANTIC wine cask in his book, A Tramp Abroad: And there was a students' prison. … Continue reading Day trip: Heidelberg


It's winter! I'll just leave most of my snow stuff in Colorado....Strasbourg doesn't get that cold, right? Oops. Vraiment oops. FYI, Strasbourg can get really really effing cold. And the humidity makes it feel much colder than the air temperature. Thankfully, I have discovered the magical world of Decathlon, the relatively low-priced sporting goods store. … Continue reading L’hiver