Tag Archives: Gate 1 Tour

The Netherlands, Belgium and France!

My long-time dream is to see the lavender fields in bloom… I am hoping to make that happen this summer. We are now finalizing plans for our next big adventure and can’t wait! The trip will begin with us flying from Los … Continue reading

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ROMANIA – Sibiu is located in the heart of Transyvania

Sibiu – this walled town in the heart of Transylvania was one of the most powerful and prosperous strongholds in Europe for hundreds of years.  Built in the 12th century by German settlers, is was also known as Hermannstadt.   Surrounded by … Continue reading

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SERBIA – A country in transition, warts and all

In September 2011, we toured three countries in the Balkans.  Serbia was the second country we visited, following Bulgaria.  I wrote two separate blog entries about the first part of this trip, in Sophia and the Rila Monastery. Serbia has a long and turbulent history … Continue reading

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