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Sightseeing in Lisbon, Portugal
We skipped a conference day and saw some of Lisbon.
Stone and Tile in Lisbon, Portugal
Lisbon is a city full of beautiful stone and tile work, with a surprise waiting around every corner.
Playa Del Salmo in Fuerteventura, Spain
We escaped from winter in Fuerteventura, one of the Canary Islands.
El Cotillo in Fuerteventura, Spain
We escaped from winter in Fuerteventura, one of the Canary Islands.
Corralejo in Fuerteventura, Spain
We escaped from winter in Fuerteventura, one of the Canary Islands.
Aloe Vera farm in Fuerteventura, Spain
We visited an aloe vera farm in Fuerteventura.
Costa Calma in Fuerteventura, Spain
We escaped from winter in Fuerteventura, one of the Canary Islands.
Oktoberfest at the Prater in Vienna, Austria
We stopped by Oktoberfest in the Prater after attending DrupalCon Vienna.
Lautersee stroll in Mittenwald, Germany
We went with our good friend Lena to her hometown of Mittenwald.
Walking around in Copenhagen, Denmark
I went to Copenhagen to help a friend clean out an old storage shed from his university days and we saw a bit of the city too.
Weekend trip in Prague, Czech Republic
We took our family friends to Prague for a weekend.
Ruppel family roots in Hesse, Germany
We tracked down our family roots in their original towns.
Santa Feria in Santiago, Chile
We watched a Santa Feria concert onstage!
Graffiti in Villarica, Chile
We walked around Villarica and saw some great murals.
Freshwater snorkeling in Coñaripe, Chile
We used a sunny day to relax by Lago Calafquen and happened to go snorkeling for freshwater mussels.
Mono Montaña in Coñaripe, Chile
We had a lazy day at the lake after our adventures in Pucón.
Hermano Grande in Pucón, Chile
We explored Hector's private property and found a waterfall viewpoint like none other.
Monkey Puzzles in Pucón, Chile
We hiked to the tree line of Volcán Villarica starting from a creek outside Pucón in order to find a grove of Araucaria.
Cattle Cove in Coñaripe, Chile
We spent an afternoon hiking to Lago Pellaifa and found a secluded little cove to relax at.
Termas and Cows in Coñaripe, Chile
We walked to a nearby thermal bath on a rainy day.
Waterfall tour in Huilo Huilo, Chile
We took a waterfall tour that took us to many points around the seven lakes, including the Huilo Huilo Biological Reserve.
Lago Pellaifa in Coñaripe, Chile
We hiked to nearby Lago Pellaifa on a hot day.
Local flowers around Coñaripe, Chile
Some typical flowers of southern Chile.
Local fruits around Coñaripe, Chile
A few of the local berries around Coñaripe.
Salt Farm near Pichilemu, Chile
We visited a salt farm near Pichilemu to learn about sea salt.
Graffiti in Valparaiso, Chile
We walked the hills of Valparaiso on the first weekend of our trip to Chile, looking at all the street art.
Camping with friends in Val Maggia, Switzerland
We took Jordan and Annette to our favorite camping spot in Switzerland and went up the valley into the mountains.
Goldeneye Dam near Lago Maggiore, Switzerland
We saw the dam from the opening scene of Goldeneye 007.
San Bernardino alle Ossa in Milan, Italy
We visited a chapel filled with skulls while in Milan.
Niederrimsinger Baggersee near Freiburg
We used some of our last summer days to go swimming in a nearby lake.
Bones on Martha's Vineyard
I tagged along with John and his friend as they fished for Bonitos
Life on the island on Martha's Vineyard
I tagged along with Katie as she did her thing on the island.
Beach hopping on Martha's Vineyard
The last stop on my US tour was Martha's Vineyard where my sister Katie lives year-round.
Presidential Lobster in Kennebunkport, Maine
Next stop as I slowly inched my way back to Europe was Maine. I flew into Boston and my old colleague Ian was kind enough to drive all the way down and pick me up to visit this quiet area of the east coast.
BBQ and Friends in Houston, Texas
I spent some time with one of my good Purdue friends in Houston. While I was there he whipped up a special treat — six racks of ribs on his smoker!
Sours and Friends in Dripping Springs, Texas
I wasted no time getting out to my favorite brewery in the world, Jester King! It was thankfully not a release day so we enjoyed short lines, stone-fire pizzas, and farmhouse-style sour ales made right in the Texas Hill Country.
Ciders and Friends near Austin, Texas
We went to a show featuring the very talented David Diers, playing some rock at the Texas Keeper just outside Austin.
Water day in North Richland Hills, Texas
We took a trip to the local water park while I stayed with my family in Texas.
Epic sunset in St. Clair, Missouri
We saw a gorgeous sunset while driving back from Illinois to Texas.
Fun in the Cemetery in Lawrenceville, Illinois
One of our favorite things to do at Grandma's is sunset walks in the nearby cemetery. This time we also made rubbings of the oldest headstones.
Lake time in Crystal Lake, Michigan
We visited our friends Jordan and Annette, spending a relaxing pre-fourth up at their cottage in north Michigan.
Touring Chicago in Chicago, Illinois
We took a couple days to see the main tourist attractions of Chicago.
Chicago Pride in Chicago, Illinois
We happened to be in Chicago during pride parade day and had a blast participating!
Exploro Milano in Milan, Italy
We ate our way through the streets of Milan and saw a few sights too.
Road trip to Italy via Liechtenstein
We went on a road trip to Italy with my cousin Emily. She suggested that we swing through Liechtenstein on the way.
Weekend excursion in Copenhagen, Denmark
I went to Copenhagen to speak at a local Drupal event, play boardgames, and maybe have a beer or two.
Surprise visit in Trier, Germany
We surprised one of Karin's friends with a visit. While there we did a little bit of city walking too.
Four Kitchens around the World
A tribute to my friends and colleagues at Four Kitchens in honor of their 10th anniversary!
Vetfest in Gothenburg, Sweden
I took part in an art festival in Sweden called Vetenskapsfestivalen Göteborg.
Back home in Freiburg, Germany
We made it back safe and sound to Freiburg!
Last beach day on Koh Yao Noi, Thailand
Our final beach day — and last day of our trip — was a lazy day near our bungalow on Koh Yao Noi. It was a wonderful way to wind things down before heading home.
Island hopping tour near Koh Yao Noi, Thailand
We went on a private island hopping tour with a Dutch couple we met while arriving. It was a fun day visiting great islands, beaches, and swimming holes near Koh Yao Noi.
Private island on Koh Yao Noi, Thailand
Our last stop in south Thailand was Koh Yao Noi. Recommended to us by a friend in Pai, we wanted to finish our trip somewhere very relaxed and secluded.
Kayaking around Railay beach near Krabi, Thailand
We rented a kayak and paddled around the bay that holds Railay, Tonsai, and Princess beaches.
Tonsai beach near Krabi, Thailand
Next stop on our mini beach tour was Tonsai Beach near Krabi. It's a fun little jungle community right next to the more well-known Railay beach.
Ending with the beach on Koh Phi Phi, Thailand
We decided to finish our trip off with a relaxing week at the beaches of south Thailand. Our first stop was Koh Phi Phi.
Back again in Pai, Thailand
We made a quick stopover in Pai to visit our Sabai family before finishing our trip.
Trek from Kalaw to Inle Lake in Kalaw, Myanmar
The full path of our three-day trek from Kalaw to Inle Lake.
Kalaw Trekking Day 3 from Part tu, Myanmar
Day 3 of our three-day trek involved a 14km hike within the Inle Lake park zone, followed by a boat ride to our final destination at a town north of the lake.
Kalaw Trekking Day 2 from Kyauk Su, Myanmar
Day 2 of our three-day trek involved a hike along the highlands with a nice long break at a swimming hole. We walked over 18km and slept in a Buddhist monastery.
Kalaw Trekking Day 1 from Kalaw, Myanmar
Day 1 of our three-day trek took us south of Kalaw into the mountains. We walked over 18km and stopped to sleep in a mountain village.
Walking around in Mandalay, Myanmar
We spent a couple days in Mandalay. We visited some of the most common attractions and did our share of walking to get ready for our upcoming three-day trek.
Bagan Day 2 in Bagan, Myanmar
Our second day in Bagan was just as exciting as the first, criss-crossing sand roads and visiting interesting temples in the area.
Bagan Day 1 in Bagan, Myanmar
Bagan is one of the must-see attractions in Burma. Comparable only to Angkor Wat, it is a sprawling area of temple ruins that stretch as far as the eye can see.
Circular railway in Yangon, Myanmar
The Yangon circular railway is a local train that makes a large loop around the city. It's great for people-watching and seeing parts of Yangon that aren't polished for tourism.
Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon, Myanmar
Our second night in Yangon we visited the biggest temple in Myanmar. It has a long history dating back to the 11th century and houses many relics.
Walking downtown in Yangon, Myanmar
Our first days in Burma were spent walking through downtown. Here are a few things we saw as we wandered around aimlessly.
Immigration process in Yangon, Myanmar
The immigration process for Burma is relatively hassle-free if you're prepared ahead of time. Learn from our experience!
Snorkeling in Koh Lipe, Thailand
I went on an impromptu snorkeling dive on our last day in Koh Lipe and saw some really fantastic sea life.
Sunrise to sunset on Koh Lipe, Thailand
Koh Lipe is a small, gorgeous postcard of an island offering many beaches and beautiful views of both sunrise and sunset.
Ferry to Koh Lipe from Langkawi, Malaysia
We made a quick hop over to Thailand for one last beach adventure before heading back to the mainland.
SkyBridge in Langkawi, Malaysia
We waited until the weekend was over to visit one of the main tourist attractions: SkyBridge, a suspension bridge between two mountain peaks.
Skull beach in Langkawi, Malaysia
Another picture-perfect beach! This time on the north coast of Langkawi called Skull beach.
360° viewpoint in Langkawi, Malaysia
We moved more north into Langkawi and visited the highest peak to watch the sunset from a 360-degree viewpoint.
Island Hopping in Langkawi, Malaysia
We took a popular half-day tour that brings visitors to three different islands in the Langkawi area.
Night market in Langkawi, Malaysia
We visited the Kedah night market and had loads of delicious eats for mere cents per item.
Old friends and new treats in Singapore
We crossed paths with an old schoolmate of mine and enjoyed many delicious futuristic treats in Singapore.
Gardens by the Bay in Singapore
We enjoyed a popular light show in one of Singapore's parks, Gardens By the Bay.
Visa overstay in Indonesia
We misunderstood Indonesian visa-on-arrival policy and ended up paying a one-day overstay fee on our way out.
Monumen Nasional in Jakarta, Java
We made a quick stop in Jakarta before flying out of the country and visited a well-known national monument in the city center.
Kalisuci cave tubing in Yogyakarta, Java
We tried to go white-water tubing through a cave, but the rainy season got the best of us once again 😦
Borobudur in Yogyakarta, Java
We rode out to Borobudur, a large temple complex outside of Yogyakarta. It was an impressive area quite different than the other temples we've seen on this trip.
Luweng Sampang in Yogyakarta, Java
Our first day in Yogyakarta we took a nice motorbike ride through the jungle-covered mountains to a waterfall.
Scam city at Bromo National Park
We tried going to Bromo to do another sunrise volcano hike, but weather, volcanic activity, and scams got the best of us.
Blue Fire in Kawah Ijen, Java
We made a treacherous night hike up to Mount Ijen and into a crater that is home to a sulfur volcano with blue flames!
Air Panas Banjar in Banjar, Bali
We stopped in Lovina on the way to Java and found a nice thermal bath to complement the relentless rainy season.
Snorkeling in Blue Lagoon
Returning from Gili Air back to Padang Bay, we went snorkeling again in Blue Lagoon a few times. This time we were armed with our friend's camera and caught some great glimpes of underwater sea life.
Snorkeling in Gili Air, Indonesia
Our host at Goodtimes Bungalows took me snorkeling in the coral reef around Gili Air. It was one of the most incredible displays of nature I've ever seen!
Good times in Gili Air, Indonesia
Instead of going to the main island of Lombok, we chose a tiny paradise just off the coast called Gili Air. It is a 1km-wide island with quaint bungalows and charming restaurants.
Tirta Gangga & Pura Lempuyang in Bali, Indonesia
We went to a water palace called Taman Tirta Gangga, and then to a mountain temple called Pura Lempuyang. Both places featured old, impressive stone work.
White sand beach in Padang Bay, Bali
Padang Bay is a "pass-through" town with a beautiful gem of a beach. It's not a secret beach or anything, but both days we went there were max 15 people during the day.
Kuta beach in Kuta, Bali
Our hostel was quite close to a beach that was just down the coast from the main tourist strip. It was empty during the day but swelled with people as the sun set.
Balangan Beach in Kuta, Bali
Balangan Beach is a gorgeous surfing beach a little off the beaten path in Kuta, Bali.
Beach time in Bali, Indonesia
Finally after several major changes of plans, we made it to Indonesia! This was our original inspiration for taking the trip and we're excited to spend some lazy days in the sun.
Long layover in Singapore
Due to a minor flight complication we were only in Singapore for 18 hours and did not get to explore as much as we wanted. It was nice to use fast internet, drink tap water, and throw our TP in the toilet for one night though.
Back again in Bangkok, Thailand
We made the best of our two days in Bangkok before flying to Singapore and Indonesia. Star Wars and massage, the good life!
Back again in Ayutthaya, Thailand
Instead of staying in Bangkok we went back to visit Ya in Ayutthaya. We had a nice time singing songs and just relaxing at his wonderful guest house.
Night train to Thailand from Vientiane, Laos
We took a night train from Laos back to Bangkok so we could catch a flight to Indonesia. It was a fun, safe, cheap way to travel!
Hot Air Balloon in Vang Vieng, Laos
We got a bit of gift money from my mom with clear instructions: do something extraordinary so we could share the memories.
Tubing in Vang Vieng, Laos
We did one of the most popular activities on New Years' Eve in Vang Vieng — tubing down the river!
Grill Buffet in Luang Prabang, Laos
We got to Luang Prabang late, but immediately found a great type of food stand that should be everywhere.
100 Waterfalls in Nong Khiaw, Laos
We took a tour to the 100 Waterfalls. It was a moderate hike with a beautiful reward: seemingly endless cascades of springs and waterfalls.
Nang None viewpoint in Nong Khiaw, Laos
Nang None is a lesser-known viewpoint in Nong Khiaw. We thought it was an even better view of the area!
Phadeng Peak in Nong Khiaw, Laos
Phadeng Peak is a steep, moderate hike that ends with a great view of Nong Khiaw and the upstream river toward Muang Ngoy.
Kayaking to Nong Khiaw from Muang Ngoy, Laos
We kayaked to Nong Khiaw instead of taking a boat. It was a nice four hour trip and we got to really enjoy the sights and sounds of the Ou River.
Hiking in Muang Ngoy, Laos
Our only full day in Muang Ngoy was spent hiking. We hiked to a nearby cave and village, then went on a separate hike to see the sunset.
Slow boat to Muang Ngoy from Muang Khua, Laos
We went on a four hour ride for our first slow boat trip, which took us down the Ou River from Muang Khua to Muang Ngoy.
Markets in Muang Khua, Laos
A few glimpses into the markets of Muang Khua. It's a rural town with some unusual choices of cuisine. Warning, strange dead animals in this post!
Sabaidee in Muang Khua, Laos
After our crazy bus ride into Laos, the first stop was luckily the small, laid-back town of Muang Khua. We stayed here several days to recharge and relax.
Bus to Laos from Hanoi, Vietnam
We survived an epic chain of transport from Cat Ba to Laos, and even enjoyed it despite the madness that ensued.
Kayaking in Lan Ha Bay, Vietnam
We went kayaking in the ocean around Cat Ba Island! We kayaked around some of the islands, stopped at one of the beaches on Monkey Island, and went through a fishing village.
Caves and Parks in Cat Ba, Vietnam
Our first day exploring Cat Ba Island we did the easy tourist sights — the Hospital Cave and the National Park.
Boat tour in Ha Long Bay, Vietnam
We kinda got scammed into a tour through Ha Long Bay, but it's a pretty nice place to be tricked into staying all afternoon.
Stopover in Dong Hoi, Vietnam
We stopped in Dong Hoi because we had the time and wanted to break up the bus ride to Hanoi.
Easy Riders 3-day Trip in Vietnam
Full path of our trip with Dalat Easy Rider Club from Da Lat to Nha Trang.
Lantern market in Hoi An, Vietnam
Hoi An is known for two things — a night market featuring hand-made silk lanterns, and its tailor shops.
Downtime in Nha Trang, Vietnam
After our motorbike tour we took it easy in Nha Trang for a couple days. It's a touristy city which is clearly dominated by Russians.
Dalat Easy Riders Day 3 in Krong Kmar, Vietnam
Day 3 of our Easy Rider tour took us through the mountains to visit the highlanders, more farmers growing bamboo, black pepper, rubber and honey, and a fair bit of rain thrown in to make it interesting before arriving in Nha Trang to end our journey.
Dalat Easy Riders Day 2 in Lak Lake, Vietnam
Day 2 of our Easy Rider tour brought us to many stages of the coffee production process, a waterfall, and an unexpected Thanksgiving feast!
Dalat Easy Riders Day 1 in Da Lat, Vietnam
Day 1 of our Dalat Easy Riders tour was a day trip through Da Lat followed by a beautiful ride through the countryside.
Sunrise tour in Mui Ne, Vietnam
We went on a sunrise tour in Mui Ne. We saw the white and red sand dunes, as well as the mysterious Fairy Stream.
Sandcastles at Longson Mui Ne
We had a sandcastle contest one night. Such a blast! Karin and I were declared the winners based on our excellent teamwork 💗
Longson in Mui Ne, Vietnam
With my leg almost healed, it was finally time to hit the beach! We chose Mui Ne and had a great time at an awesome resort. The people there are great and the staff are dedicated to showing us how to have a good time.
Arriving in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Ho Chi Minh City was quite the change of pace after our slow weeks in Thailand. It's a crazy, pulsing city that is no place for a newbie traveler. We had a blast checking it out and acting young for a few days.
Walking around in Chiang Mai, Thailand
After a relaxing time in Pai, our Vietnamese visa date quickly came upon us. We went back to Chiang Mai for two nights before grabbing a flight to Ho Chi Minh City.
Sabai Garden in Pai, Thailand
Sabai Garden was our home for two weeks during my recovery. It was such a peaceful, relaxing place filled with lovely people.
Cooking class in Pai, Thailand
Once of the only things we'd planned for Pai was a cooking class. We picked a good one including a trip to the market, and had lots of fun making common Thai dishes from scratch.
Mr. Christopher in Pai, Thailand
Lessons learned from getting medical treatment for a moderately infected wound in Pai, Thailand.
Books in Pai, Thailand
My reading list in Pai. See last entry.
The waterfall in Pai, Thailand
Ok the real truth behind our long stay in Pai... Lina and I fell down the waterfall. We're fine.
Chillin' in Pai, Thailand
After our adventures at Cave Lodge we stopped in Pai to just relax a bit. It's a small town with bustling tourism and a great vibe.
Kayaking at Cave Lodge
We went kayaking twice in a row because it was so much fun! We did a short 2-hour and long 5-hour trip. The long one had a bit of caving thrown in for good measure.
Three Cave Trek at Cave Lodge
Our first big trek was a three-cave hike through the hills and mountains, with some jungle and swimming in between.
Big Knob at Cave Lodge
Our first activity at Cave Lodge was an easy local spot called Big Knob. It's a short hike, no guide needed, and it can be done in about two hours.
Cave Lodge in Soppong, Thailand
Cave Lodge is an absolutely beautiful place to stay in north Thailand offering more adventures than we thought possible. Anyone passing through should make a stop here for at least a few nights!
City life in Chiang Mai, Thailand
Chiang Mai is the biggest city in the north, offering plenty of sights and activities. We had fun checking it out for a few days.
Temple Ruins in Ayutthaya, Thailand
The temples in Ayutthaya are almost all ruins due to the Burmese sacking this former capital city in the late 18th century. The ruins were beautiful and mysterious due to their condition.
Ayothaya Riverside House in Ayutthaya, Thailand
We stayed at the Ayothaya Riverside House and made many great new friends.
Walking around in Bangkok, Thailand
We did a lot of walking around in Bangkok. Here are some of the things we saw over the course of a few days.
Wat Pho in Bangkok, Thailand
We accidentally stumbled upon Wat Pho, the most beautiful place we have seen so far in Bangkok. The amount of care and craft put into these temples is truly magnificent.
Arriving in Bangkok, Thailand
Our first stop in Southeast Asia was Bangkok, the bustling capitol of Thailand. Bangkok is a busy, dirty city but it is filled with very friendly people who always greet you with a smile.
The Palace in Versailles, France
We went to Versailles on our last day in Paris. Aside from the insane amount of tourists, it was pretty neat.
Visiting Emily in Paris, France
The first stop on our trip to Asia was actually Paris! My cousin Emily had just moved there and we wanted to get a visit in before leaving for 6 months.
Hitting the Road from Freiburg, Germany
As much as anything, vagabonding is about time — our only real commodity — and how we choose to use it.
Parc Güell in Barcelona, Spain
Parc Güell is an expansive, hilly park in the middle of town offering great views of the city and fun experiences with musicians of all types.
La Mercè in Barcelona, Spain
By coincidence, DrupalCon was exactly the same week as La Mercè, an annual festival in Barcelona. We were treated to extraordinary nightlife almost the entire time we were there.
Exploring Barthelona in Barcelona, Spain
We played hooky from the conference and explored the city one day.
Visitors in Freiburg, Germany
Before DrupalCon Barcelona three of my dear colleagues from Four Kitchens came to visit Freiburg. It was fun being the tour guide and showing them around the town I call home.
Cowtown in Fort Worth, Texas
My mom and I showed Karin around the Fort Worth Stockyards when we visited her before our trip to S.E. Asia. She had a blast checking out all them there Texans.
Visiting Friends in Ann Arbor, Michigan
We visited Jordan and Annette in Ann Arbor, Michigan. We had a fun week of hiking, canoeing, and furniture-building.
Camping on the river in Val Maggia, Switzerland
We spent the 4th of July in Val Maggia, a stunning valley with superb camping.
Graffiti in Bristol, England
I went to Frontend United in Bristol. They had some sweet graffiti.
Buccaneers in Cintsa Bay, South Africa
Our stop at Buccaneers was our last of the trip because it was so great! We stayed several days longer than we planned. It's a beautiful community situated across the entire side of a mountain facing the coast of Cintsa Bay.
Amakhala Game Reserve at Addo Elephant National Park
We enjoyed a luxurious, thrilling safari on the Amakhala Game Reserve. We saw four of the Big 5 in their natural habitats, living freely under the protection of the game park we visited.
J-Bay in Jeffreys Bay, South Africa
Jeffreys Bay is a popular surfing spot with great beaches. We took it easy here and just enjoyed the scenery.
Relaxing on the beach in Mossel Bay, South Africa
Mossel Bay is the east bookend of the Garden Route, offering a relaxing string of beaches. It's great for a private getaway.
Lion's Head in Cape Town, South Africa
Lion's Head is an easy hike for people of all skill levels. We easily made the top in about an hour, and we heard it's a good spot for night hiking too.
Setting the table in Cape Town, South Africa
We hiked the India Venster on Table Mountain on our first day in South Africa. It was an unintentionally intense hike because we went off the trail.
Geysers del Tatio in San Pedro de Atacama, Chile
Our third day in San Pedro was the best of all! We visited the Geysers del Tatio, an extremely active area of geysers high up in the mountains.
Salt Flats in San Pedro de Atacama, Chile
Our second day in San Pedro we took a tour to the salt flats. We swam in the Ojos del Salar and watched the sunset at Salares themselves.
Valle de la Muerte y Luna in San Pedro de Atacama, Chile
Our first adventure in San Pedro was visiting Valle de la Muerte and Valle de la Luna. I was struck by the utter lack of vegetation and felt so insignificant compared to nature.
Downtown in San Pedro de Atacama, Chile
The town of San Pedro is quite small, but full of interesting sights. I expected it to be less modern given how remote it is, but the bustling tourism supports their economy very well.
Bus to San Pedro in Salta, Argentina
The bus ride from Mendoza to San Pedro is long but the scenery is absolutely stunning. We stopped overnight in Salta, Argentina. Otherwise we just enjoyed the earth rolling by, slowly turning from lush green into arid desert as we approached San Pedro.
Don't cry for me in Mendoza, Argentina
We spent an extra day in Mendoza due to bus strikes. We used it well, finding a beautiful hotel and exploring more of the downtown area.
Cerro Aconcagua in Mendoza, Argentina
Starting from Mendoza, we took a day trip to see Cerro Aconcagua, the highest peak in the Americas.
Visiting Karin in Santiago de Chile
After meeting Karin in Freiburg, I decided to visit her in Chile where she was taking time off work to travel. My first destination was Santiago, where she lived at the time.
Mussels in Brussels in Brussels, Belgium
When I think of Brussels two things come to mind — the best beer in the world, and great food to soak it up.
First trip to Freiburg in Freiburg, Germany
Freiburg was my first stop after DrupalCon Munich. Little did I know it would be the best place on my trip through Europe! This day was the catalyst for my moving to Europe to be with Karin.