Texas Panhandle Staycation

I’m taking a break from my Greece updates to bring you some photos from my current home — the Texas Panhandle. Back during West Texas A&M’s spring break, some friends and I decided to explore local places we’ve never visited or hadn’t been to in a while. We started the week along historic Route 66 … Continue reading

Reenacting the Liberation of Plzeň, 63 Years Later

I was going through some photos of my 2008 trip to Plzeň, Czech Republic, and rediscovered that I was actually visiting the city during the 63rd anniversary of its liberation from Nazi Germany. General George S. Patton’s Third Army was given the task of liberating western Czechoslovakia at the end of World War II, and it … Continue reading

Exploring History in Berlin, Germany

It has been five-and-a-half years since I last visited Germany (September 2007). I’ve never shared these photos before, so it’ll be fun reconstructing a small portion of the trip. I suppose I’ll start with what has to be on most first-time visitors’ agenda: the Berlin Wall. As the two photos above show, portions of the … Continue reading