Thursday, August 31, 2006

Curious What to Bring to Europe for Four Months?

Here is everything I will be travelling with: carry-on size backpack, a sling-strap day pack, a journal, book, notepad, pen, notes from our guide books, a waterproof jacket with hood, a quick-dry towel, one pair of long-johns, three pairs of underwear (tighty-whitey's: thanks a lot, mom) three pairs of socks, two short-sleeve shirts, one long-sleeve shirt, two pairs of pants, two undershirts, one sweater, one tie, flip-flops, a money belt (with passport, airline tickets, railpass, driver's license, health card, insurance), a second money belt (with photocopies of the above documents), sandwich bags, vitamins, a pillow case, a sleeping bag, a toiletries kit, a clothesline, gentle laundry detergent, a wristwatch, an electronics stuff-bag, a water bottle, a camera, and one pair of walking shoes

Wednesday, August 30, 2006

The Cities, the Countries, the FUN!

"This is your four month trip to Europe?! Are you out of your minds?" Yes. Yes we are.

Ireland: Belfast, Galway, Aran Isles, Burren, Connemara, Kinvarra, Dingle, Kilkenny, Dublin
Belgium: Brussels, Brugge
Netherlands: Amsterdam, Harrlem
Germany: Bacharach, Rothenburg, Munich, Fussen
Czech Republic: Prague
Austria: Vienna, Salzburg, Halstatt
Switzerland: Zurich, Lucerne, Gimmelwald, Lausanne
France: Nice, Villegranche, Paris, Mt. Saint Michel, Monaco (tsk tsk, we know Monaco isn't France)
Italy: Cinque Terre, Venice, Florence, San Gimigano, Volterra, Sienna, Cortona, Perugia, Assisi, Orvieto, Civita, Rome, Naples, Sorrento, Pompei, Capri
Greece: Corfu, Ithika, Kephalonia, Zakynothos, Olympia, Gythion, Sparta, Nafplion, Athens, Santorini, Mylos
England: London

A Current Route and an Outdated Map

Our excitement is bubbling over. How could it not: we fly out in four days! For a quick, easy and accurate answer to "Where exactly are you going?", this map will serve our questioneers much better than a verbal recitation of city names. We respectfully acknowledge that this map was taken without permission from

Click on the map! It enlarges the map.