February 17 & 18 – MOSCOW

Being here brings back many memories of the current events when I was a teen and for some reason I keep getting that damn Billy Joel song stuck in my head.  When we walked through Resurrection Gates all we could see was the big ice skating rink at GUM, kind of disappointing until we got … Continue reading

February 3 & 4 – PARIS

Our last 2 days in Paris were super busy, trying to see everything we really wanted to. We spent much of Monday in the gigantic labyrinth of the Louvre. We got lost often but every wrong turn took us to yet another room full of masterpieces. I missed a lot of the art on display … Continue reading

Sunday, February 2 — PARIS

We slept in a bit this morning which we both needed after the long trip here.  After a delicious breakfast of pastries at our hotel, we hopped on the metro and went to the Musee National du Moyen Age or Museum of the Middle Ages.  The museum is housed in a beautiful old building, the … Continue reading