Magical Budapest: My Favorites Places

Budapest was truly a magical city. The architecture, the people, and the vibe were just perfect. I stayed close to the Danube, so I was able to walk along it many times. Looking at all the buildings and bridges lit up was so amazing. Budapest will have a special place in my heart for a [...]

The First 36 Hours Are the Hardest

Before I begin this post, I want to say my trip to Europe went very well and I had a great time.  It is an experience that I am still comprehending.  I have so many great memories and so many photos.  But I feel the need to start at the very beginning, even though the [...]

Breaking Through Barriers

  "Nothing in this world is without terrible barriers--  Except love, but only when it begins." -Faiz Ahmed Faiz, Pakistan (1911-1984)   This photo is looking into the Basílica i Temple Expiatori de la Sagrada Família (Basilica and Expiatory Church of the Holy Family) in Barcelona in 2003.  In 2003, this was considered a cathedral, [...]