Who Shops on Sunday?

 Well, I can guarantee you nobody in Geneva shops on a Sunday.  All the stores are closed, all the museums are closed, the shopping areas are ghost towns.  So what do they do here on Sundays? They just take time to relax, they go to farmers markets, they go to church, and take a nice ...

A Spiritual Experience in the Material World

 I want to start out by saying that I grew up at an environment where money was used to express how much better people were than others.  Wealth was used as a way to say that I have something you can't have. And I must say I never liked that very much. So for me, ...

Bern Baby Bern

Bern was founded in 1191 and joined the Swiss Confederation in 1353. Among other things it's a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site and it is where Einstein came up with his famous equation E=MC^2. Needless to say it has ALOT of history. So I started out at the Swiss Museum of History and  followed that ...

Lucerne 

So Lucerne his a historical town in Switzerland. It's main feature is a wall and nine towers built back starting in the 1400s. It's old town is filled with restaurants, shops, and tourists from all over the world. There are endless sidewalk cafés and restaurants beckoning.   A mix of French, German and English is spoken ...

Timeless Geneva

This is my get to know Switzerland quick plan. I have landed in Geneva and spent today walking around, tomorrow I am hitting Lucerne and then Bern for a day. Then back to Geneva to meet up with my buddy Grant from Gossamer Gear to head to Chamonix to start on the Tour du Mont ...

My New Little Buddy 

You might call me anal, you might call me obsessive, you might even call me totally obsessed and you would be right on all fronts. I have been blessed with the ability to travel and to continue to refine my travel kit along the way.  So now we are at Camino 2.0 level. I have ...

Explore Austin Young Men of 2017

Here are just a few shots of our wonderful trip to Colorado for our summer wilderness trip with the young men of Explore Austin 2017. The trip was awesome, the boys were perfect, the weather was as good as we could ever have hoped for! We sorely missed Daniel and Ray. Daniel had to be ...

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