Back At Scharmützelsee: Germany (Photos)

As much as I love Scharmützelsee, the lake I’ve written about numerous times here (for example, Night On the Lake), I was somewhat ambivalent about going this trip. Only a relatively short ride: by bus, then S-bahn (local) train, a change to an inter-regional train and then to yet another bus…well, it’s a relatively short […]

Losing the way but finding new friends: Finland

Sometimes I joke about it, or I get teased a little about my propensity for taking the wrong direction but I think it’s an intentional misdirection I choose to commit myself to instead of a general ineptitude regarding maps. “Getting lost” or taking the wrong direction might be a source of irritation or embarrassment for […]