When we arrived at Yellowstone Canyon in the dead of night we were driving very slowly, the various small critters eyeing us from the side of the road indicated only by our headlights being reflected in wide retinas close to the ground every now and then – the world around the beam from our headlights was pitch black. Suddenly, a huge dark mass became visible on the other side of the road; Continue reading
It’s usually true that food should be pleasing to the eye as well as the palate. However, it can also be a very special experience when you don’t see what you’re eating – nor anything else, because you’re having
The best family of them all (i.e. MY family) gave me a very special gift for my 30th Birthday: They made a reservation for Hubby and me at Ikarus, a very upscale restaurant near Salzburg – AND are going to pay for our evening there! My brother and SIL have discovered the restaurant years ago and their enthusiastic rants about it inspired me to give my BFF and her then-new husband an evening there as a gift for their wedding. They, in turn, ranted enthusiastically about it afterwards as well. And now, now it’s my turn to rant enthusiastically!
A comfortably full belly after a glorious meal at the price of a short vacation, paid by not-me – what’s not to love? I’m not really sure they were aware of the financial commitment they got themselves into, but maybe we’ll work that out a little later. Continue reading