We have taken many trips through the years.............


2019 Spain - 4 Weeks

We took a road trip around Spain.

Where did we go? Burgos, Spain. I got my Camino de Santiago Pilgrim Stamp at the best cathedral in Spain.
Was the house you rented nice? Cachecho, Cantabria mountaintop dream house.

2018 Maine - 2 Weeks

We visited during peak foliage season. Drove Orlando to Maine a long ways.

What do you eat in Maine? Where did you stay? We rented a very isolated cabin on 320 feet of lakefront.
What does fall look like?

2017 Spain - 4 Weeks

We stayed in Madrid with our son.

How do people dress during Semana Santa? Are you patriotic?

2017 Ireland - 3 Weeks

We rented 2 houses during our stays.

Where did we go? Do the locals play music in ALL the bars?
Did you drink any Irish whiskey at your County Wexford house? Did you have nice views from your remote County Kerry House?
Did you see any birds? Skellig Island, UNESCO site. Did you make any friends? Have a pint anywhere and you have instant friends.

2014 Spain - 4 Weeks

We stayed in Madrid and took an excursion to the south.

Where did we go? Do many bars have azulejo exteriors?
Do they like Flamenco in Andalusia? Does it snow in southern Spain?

2014 Las Vegas - 1 Week

We visited Las Vegas and drove all the way around the Grand Canyon.

Where did we go? Are there any cool looking buildings?
Did you meet anyone famous? Joe Vento still alive at 102 years. What was the best scenery? Zion National Park

2013 France - 3 Weeks

We rented a beautiful county house in Provence.

Where did we go? Was the house you rented nice? 5 minutes of gravel roads up a mountainside to get here.
Is Provence expensive? Monaco Grand Prix is the most prestigious automobile race in the world in the most expensive area in the world. Does it snow in Provence? June and the mountain pass was closed. This is the 300 mile detour I had to take.

2013 Georgia - 1 Week

Driving rural Georgia.


2012 Mexico - 3 Weeks

Stayed with relatives in Morelos.

What did you eat? Uterus tacos. Puebla pyramid and Popo volcano in background.
Chapulines, fried spicy crickets. Typical restaurant.

2011 Central Europe - 3 Weeks

We drove Czech Republic, Austria, Hungary, Slovakia, Poland.

Where did we go? Did you drink the REAL Budweiser?
We did a farm stay in rural Austria. Valley of the Beautiful Women Hungary. Lots of caves with wineries/restaurants.
Auschwitz concentration camp, Poland. Pork lard with Bacon. Common Polish butter.

2009 California - 1 Week

Driving with some friends.

Coast near Monterrey. Lots of wineries.

2008 Alaska - 3 Weeks

We did the cruise and then drove around for 2 weeks.

Where did we go? Was the cruise nice?
Denali moutains highest in North America. We landed on a glacier to walk around. Is the 135 mile Denali highway busy? We passed one car in 5 hours.
Are there Salmon on the Copper River? How do real snow tires look like?.

2005 Thailand and China - 4 Weeks

This was a truly around-the-world trip.

Where did we go? Did you see any of the hill tribes?
Are elephants still used for forestry? Are the Thai temples interesting?
How hard is it to walk on the Great Wall? Did you meet any locals? We hired a guide to take us to see his friends.

2004 Mexico - 3 Weeks

Stayed with relatives in Morelos.

Is the big pyramid complex at Teotihuacan worth seeing?

2004 Istanbul - 1 Week

Spring Break just Asa and me.

Is the Blue Mosque pretty? Is a Whirling Dervish for real?
Is Turkish food good?

2003 Italy - 4 Weeks

A road trip across Italy.

Where did we go? Where did we start the trip? Venice.
Tuscany house we rented for a week is in this town. Rented an apartment in the suburbs of Rome one week.
Amalfi coast. Mount Vesuvius.

2002 Tokyo - 1 Week

Spring Break just Asa and me.

Is Buddhism still practiced? Do they like Pachinko?
Is the Tsukiji fish market big? Arrive at 5AM to see it in action. Is there much Neon lighting?

2000 Iberia - 6 Weeks

All my pictures up till now are film. I haven't bothered to scan them for these online albums.

Where did we go? Do bull fights have happy endings?

1999 New York - 2 Weeks

The city and upstate.

Snowmobiling in Lake Placid. The old skyline.

1997 Scandinavia - 3 Weeks

Road trip with house rentals.

Where did we go? Did you meet any cousins? Cousin Rolf Brodin in Arvika, Sweden.
The view of the fjord from our house in Aurland, Norway. How do people dress in Oslo, Norway?

1995 Canada - 2 Weeks

The city and upstate.

Montreal. The road to Ottawa.

1994 United Kingdom - 2 Weeks

Road trip with house rentals.

Where did we go? The house we rented in a tiny village Little Rollright.
How do Scottish people dress? Do the Cotswalds have many thatched houses?

1993 Europe - 2 Weeks

Packaged tour. 52 countries in 12 days?

Where did we go? Will the cops arrest your child?

1992 Pacific Northwest - 2 Weeks

Road trip with house rentals.

Where did we go? Do they know what Salmon is?

1992 Mexico - 3 Weeks

Stayed with relatives in Morelos. Took a side trip south to Oaxaca.

How do people in Oaxaca dress? Monte Alban, Oaxaca, Mexico.

1991 Carribean - 2 Weeks

Our first cruise and we spent one week driving around Puerto Rico.

Where did we go? Are cockfights still legal in Puerto Rico?

1985 Spain/Morroco - 4 Weeks

Road trip through Iberia.

Where did we go? What does Spain look like?
What is the best travel option in Morroco? Are there any castles in Spain?

1984 Honeymoon - 4 Weeks

Road trip through the American West.

Where did we go? What does Kansas look like?
Should you go camping on your honeymoon? What does Colorado look like?