Murano Glass in the Making In Venice

Murano glass creations, venice, italy

Unique creations in Murano glass are a common sight in every shop around Venice, Italy.  On our first full day in that city, Bob and I were given the opportunity to observe how this handmade glass is made using ancient techniques and recipes. Read more

Traveling Down Memory Lane – Exploring the ruins of Old Sarum in England

Salisbury Cathedral, New Sarum, Wiltshire, England

After reading Ken Follett’s novel, Pillars of the Earth, which loosely parallels the construction of Salisbury Cathedral, New Sarum, and having completed Edward Rutherford’s book about Sarum, it was a consensus between Bob, me and our son that we should visit Old Sarum, the location of the original Salisbury Cathedral in England.

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