Where’s Olav? Part 1
September 4, 2019
Norway is still looking for the patron saint of Trondheim, Saint Olav. He was first buried, by self-designation, in 1030, in a spot of quiet repose in a bend in the river Nidelva, in the...
Overcome Fear of Sailing at Sea, Adriatic Cruise – Part 2
December 6, 2018
The 12th century church in Kotor has as its foundation the first church built in 975AD. The city walls were built by Venetians. (who else?). Upon floating in or out of Boka Bay look for...
Overcome Fear of Sailing at Sea, Adriatic Cruise – Part 1
December 4, 2018
Overcome fear of the seas on a cruise around the Adriatic Sea. Guests boarding any of the increasing number of cruise ships with itineraries which predominantly, or solely, sail around the Adriatic, will be treated...
Castles and Cathedrals of Southeast England: Part II Cathedrals
December 23, 2015
Every town in Southeast England has parish churches, some of which grew into seats of ecclesiastical power and became cathedrals. The Middle Ages, so often depicted for the depravations of feudal society, was also a...