Monthly Archives: September 2016

A Walkabout in Riga

It dawned on me that in my first post about Riga below, I didn’t give you a single outdoor shot. I didn’t do this on purpose, rather I was trying to give a somewhat coherent introduction to the history of … Continue reading

Posted in Riga | Tagged | 2 Comments

Greeting Riga

Last December I made my first trip to the Baltic nations, spending a week in Vilnius, Lithuania, a charming and quirky city that only whetted my appetite to know more about this complicated part of the world. This fall I’m … Continue reading

Posted in Riga | 3 Comments

Zippin’ through the Zurich Airport

If you can see the header above (I’m told some can and some cannot), you would be correct in your assumption that Japan is over and done for the year and we’re off to somewhere else. In this case, I’m … Continue reading

Posted in Travel - Airport | Tagged | 3 Comments

A visit to the White House

David, a dear friend of very long standing, wrote me a while back to say he would be in Washington DC during September in order to spend time with his infant grandchild. Should I happen to be in the area, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized, USA | Tagged | 5 Comments