Western Europe 4 : Multi color Buildings, Little Venice, a fairy-tale town in Colmar, France!

Lucerne, Switzerland to Colmar France How far it is from Lucerne to Colmar?  Only around 2 hours. Colmar is a small town in northeastern France, near the border with Germany.  So we departed early in the morning from Lucerne Switzerland to our first destination Colmar in France in the morning. Beautiful scenery on the way …

Western Europe 2 : Lion Monument & Chapel Bridge in Lucerne Switzerland

Black Forest Germany to Lucerne Switzerland It is about 3 hours drive from Black Forest Germany to Lucerne Switzerland. The Lion Monument Lucerne, Switzerland Everyone rushed to check out the The Lion Monument in Lucerne. Once you reached the Lion Monument, you will see a giant sad dying lion carved out of a wall of sandstone rock …

Eastern Europe Day 10 – Salzburg, Austria

Sound of Music – Salzburg, Austria Farewell to Schonbrunn Palace Vienna to Salzburg still within Austria took us about 3 hours drive.  When we were in the Vienna freeway to Salzburg, we could still see the Summer Palace -Schonbrunn from afar.  Goodbye Schonbrunn Palace! Alpine Surroundings Salzburg is renowned for its scenic Alpine surroundings.  We …

Eastern Europe – Day 6 – Krakow Poland – Part 2 : Jewish Quarter & Auschwitz Concentration Camp

Poland : Krakow Part 2 : Jewish Quarter and Auschwitz Concentration Camp Part 2 of my day was more of a despairing one. Kasimierz in Krakow = Jewish Quarter Jewish Quarter is center of Jewish life in Krakow for over 500 years.  This place attracts many curious tourists including me to find out the city’s Jewish …