Day #11,038: I woke up an hour and a half before the alarm because I was THAT excited to see the Matterhorn. I could feel sunshiney weather a-comin’ and just KNEW we’d see the peak. I threw open the curtains. Blinding fog. Like an angry old lady, I shook my fists skyward. Food has a […]
Day #11, 037: On our rail journey from Lucerne to Zermatt, Mr. M & I quickly learned that the miraculous efficiency of the Swiss transportation system meant we had to be equally competent in order to make our transfers. Trains are timed such that you have about 5 minutes before you miss the connection. We almost missed […]
As travelers go, Mr. M & I are wickedly expeditious. My itineraries are the sightseeing equivalent of whirling dervishes and inspire incredulousness on tripadvisor forums (“Far too ambitious… you should consider staying in [fill in name of any town] for at LEAST five days…”). Even for us, today was Epic. We may have set a […]
Day #11,020: It’s been decided- we’re heading to Switzerland!! Somehow the stars aligned, and Mr. M & I managed a few free days around the 4th of July holiday. After an evening spent scouring kayak.com and considering destination after destination (at some point that night we were sure we’d be going to Amsterdam… then Portugal… […]
Cinque Terre is precisely the sort of place where you’re always met with another flight of stairs leading upward and onward and somewhere beyond your line of sight (perfect for those with insatiable wanderlust, no?)… and where you eventually find yourself lost in the hillside under a huge moon listening to midnight chants at a monastery built into the cliffs.