Posted in April 2012

Alcatraz aka The Rock

Alcatraz aka The Rock

Here’s the thing about Alcatraz. I’m a SF native but this past Saturday was my first time to the rock. You know how it goes, locals quite often do not see the sights in their own backyard. As much as I do explore in my area there’s very few places left that I haven’t seen … Continue reading

Postcards from Eastern Europe – Mostar

Postcards from Eastern Europe – Mostar

Now reporting from a very cosmopolitain Budapest. Mostar…..there’s no getting around it but this is the saddest place I’ve ever visited. No it’s not depressing because all around there’s reconstruction going on albeit at a snails pace. This city was one of ┬áthe hardest hit by the ethnic and religious violence that rocked the country … Continue reading

Postcards from Eastern Europe – Medjugorje

Postcards from Eastern Europe – Medjugorje

Currently reporting from Mostar, Bosnia/Herzegovina. One of the main reasons for this trip is my wife’s desire to do a pilgrimage in the town of Medjugorje in what was once a war torn nation of Yugoslavia…now split into the independent nation of Bosnia/Herzegovina. Although not listed in any tourist guidebooks, Catholics flock to this small … Continue reading

Postcards from Eastern Europe – Dubrovnik

Postcards from Eastern Europe – Dubrovnik

Sorry for the delay on getting the posts going. I was offline for awhile because of the lack of free internet in Dubrovnik. Currently I’m reporting from Medjugorje, Bosnia/Herzegovina. Surprisingly this one horse town does have free WiFi. The first part of the trip spent in picturesque Dubrovnik in Croatia located along the Adriatic Sea. … Continue reading