At the Seaside, Warnemunde, Germany

Today, I am showing what I was up to in the Port of Warnemunde, Germany. If you have been following along, hubby and I parted ways, and went on different excursions. He was off to the city of Schwerin and all it’s delights and I explored Warnemunde! It’s overcast this morning, but I think we…

Six On Saturday: The Warnemunde, Germany Edition

Today my SOS is coming from Warnemunde, Germany! It would be hard to find a seaside resort, more enchanting than this one!  Walking along the old fisherman’s cottages, you are greeted by color at every turn. We’ll start first, right along the harbor’s edge, where the larger homes were built on higher ground, probably so…

Churchin’ and Boatin’ in Schwerin, Germany

Here’s the thing……..I should have been paying attention……..we have “His and Her,” Photo Albums, and then we also have ONE BIG ALBUM, where we meld everything from each trip together. We do this because on some excursions, like here in Germany, we go our separate ways, because we have chosen different things to see and…

Old Town, Schwerin, Germany

Today, we are going to start back where left off at the Schwerin Castle. There are other beautiful buildings right before the bridge over to the island and we’ll explore those first ……… Duke Christian Ludwig II of Mecklenburg (May 15, 1683-May 30, 1756) loved art and began collecting and buying in Holland and Flanders…

Ceilings, Floors, Doors and More of Schwerin Castle, Germany

Now, I have to share with you how shocked I was when I looked at these photos! As you recall, on the day of this excursion hubby, went one way and I another, because we like to learn about different things. In our experience of the other Baltic countries we had recently visited, there was…

Off to Schwerin Castle, Schwerin, Germany!

We’ve arrived at the port of Warnemunde in Germany…… The skies are overcast this morning and I am not surprised. I have never been anywhere in Germany on a bright sunny day!  Today, hubby and I are off in different directions, as we often do, to see more! He is traveling south-east, to Schwerin, Germany, an…

Six On Saturday: The Schwerin, Germany Edition

I know I have been delinquent in my duty to SOS! I never thought that being in lockdown would keep me so busy! I need a schedule now! I have caught up with the all the things I wanted to do “when I had time,” and I’ve had plenty of that! So, now let’s see…

Dear Self: Are We Having A Good Time Yet?

May 8th 2020 This morning, on the news, there was a report that recreational vehicles were jumping in sales…….it seems that now everyone has decided to see the U.S by driving around, parking the RV and enjoying the outdoors! I just can’t do that! At our age, I can’t imagine driving on the roads, and…

Along the Canal in Klaipėda, Lithuania

It seems the Teutonic Knights left their mark in Lithuania, at a port city where the Baltic Sea meets the Danė River. They built a castle here and collected tolls to use the waterways, and eventually named the town, Memel. In the 16th-century, the Lithuanian name, “Klaipėda,” was believed to mean, “bread eater,” as the…

Basanavicius Promenade, Palanga, Lithuania

We are making our way from the beautiful Palanga Botanical Garden and Amber Museum to the  resort area of Palanga……….If you missed the first post on this city you may want to read it so you can get your bearing and learn some fun facts about this beautiful setting in Lithuania!  Driving down a wide…

From Klaipėda…to …Palanga……..Lithuania

You just never know what is to be found on the excursions when you stop at a port……..I look forward to being in a new country every morning and because we plan these vacations well over a year in advance I can’t always remember the specifics of the excursions we have chosen! So, it’s always…

A Book, The Revolution of Marina M

If you have been following my blog, you know I have been posting on the Baltic countries. We’ve traveled from Sweden to Finland, Russia, Estonia, Latvia and next on the horizon is Lithuania. It has been an eye opening adventure and following along historically, one of those “I had no idea!” times, on the way…