In 1879, a man named Charles Elliot Perkins purchased the land surrounding of the Garden of the Gods. Perkin’s dream was that it would be forever free and open to the public. Perkins died before he could arrange this. But in 1909, his children made his wish come true, and today the land belongs to the city of Colorado Springs. Can you guess how much Perkins originally paid per acre of land?Read More
I discovered plum pie (or “tartes aux pruneaux” as they say in French) in one of the many coffee shops here in Geneva. Many locals eat it on the Geneva holiday, Jeûne Genevois. Can you guess why?
Greetings from a lovely restaurant in downtown Geneva! I am about to try the authentic Swiss dish called cheese fondue. I learned there is a special way to eat it. Can you guess how?
I have made some truly amazing friends on my travels so far. I will never forget them. And, each one has such great stories to tell. Friends really do make this world a better place.