Category Archives: Museums

Cripple Creek Museums

My first afternoon stop was the Cripple Creek District Museum, at the head of main street right next to the railroad depot. The building was the Midland Terminal Depot, built in 1895, when Cripple Creek had a population of 50,000. … Continue reading

Posted in Museums | Comments Off on Cripple Creek Museums

This and That

This was a day when you could fry an egg on any surface. It was close to 100° in Denver and not much better anywhere east of the mountains. I decided to check off some things on my list that … Continue reading

Posted in Birds, Food, Museums, Pop Culture, Transportation | Comments Off on This and That

Dachau Concentration Camp

Lindy and Andrew had been wanting to visit Dachau, and although we knew it would be sobering, we were also interested. The memorial, which feels huge, only covers maybe a quarter of the war-period footprint. The rectangle in the far … Continue reading

Posted in Historic Buildings, Museums | Comments Off on Dachau Concentration Camp

Hohenzollern Castle

One of Lindy’s favorite places to visit in Germany has been Hohenzollern Castle, about 45 minutes due south of her and Andrew’s apartment. And of course, on a tour of Europe, you have to visit a castle so she he … Continue reading

Posted in Historic Buildings, Me and My Family, Museums, Scenery | Comments Off on Hohenzollern Castle

Down from the Mountaintop

The Piz Gloria has the 007 logo painted all over the outside. The inside is decorated in James Bond. There’s a small museum called Bond World 007 that consists of photos, tidbits of information about On Her Majesty’s Secret Service, … Continue reading

Posted in Movies, Museums, Scenery | Comments Off on Down from the Mountaintop