|Hammock at Sunkist Cabin|
Two travel intensive trips are scheduled for the spring and early summer. Dave and I are off to China with Viking Cruises. China is one of my Places I Really Want to See and we’re scheduled to visit the Great Wall, the Forbidden City, and the Terra Cotta Soldiers. There are other exciting destinations that are scheduled, as well, along with the adventure of
|Spires in Prague|
Another place I’ve wanted to go is Budapest. Later in the spring another Near-Normal Traveler, Barb, and I will be taking a ‘beading cruise’ through Bohemia. We’ll start in Prague (see Peeking in on Prague, Art Time after Time, Just Bead It, and Weirdness in Bohemia) then wend our way through Vienna, finally arriving in Budapest. I’ve not been to Vienna, so I’m anxious to tour that lovely city as well. We’re going with a Canadian tour company that uses public transportation within each city, so this will be another adventure.
Back in the US, Dave and I are planning two road trips. The first is to Monument Valley. Although I’ve been all around the area, I’ve never seen the place that provided a backdrop for so many of the early western movies. Our other excursion is to a small town in Texas to
|On a road trip with Dave|
As always, there are small towns in Texas with interesting histories that need to be visited. I’m sure that Dave, Vince, and I will poke around several of these, perhaps finding new places to eat, museums to see, and other places with unique stories to hear. In any case, my passport is up to date, my suitcases are ready to pack, and my walking shoes are in good repair. Come on, let’s go!!
|Off to another port|