Tag Archives: off the beaten path
So, as we were researching things to do in Lyon, we came across something called the Abode of Chaos. With a name like that, you know we were immediately all in. After visiting, I still can’t really tell you what … Continue reading
One of the things we enjoy when taking road trips is stopping along the way to see cheesy, corny fun stuff. And, boy, did we succeed recently. Did you know the world’s biggest covered wagon is located in Lincoln, Illinois? … Continue reading
Continuing with the theme of how weird Wisconsin can be, as we road-tripped south we stopped to see Dr. Evermor’s Forevertron in an art sculpture garden in the middle of pretty much nowhere situated back behind a place called Delaney’s … Continue reading
No, I didn’t spell that wrong. Jurustic Park and Jurassic Park are two completely different things.
One of the things growing up in Wisconsin taught me is that Wisconsin is weird. Come on, Wisconsin is home to at least two world famous serial killers. Ed Gein liked to make lampshades out of human faces and cover … Continue reading
So….while we were dealing with family issues in Kentucky, we managed to get a few days away to celebrate my 50th birthday. Our options were limited, as we had to be back in Kentucky the day after my birthday. After … Continue reading
Our first full day on Koh Lanta, we actually set an alarm for 7 am. What on earth would cause us to do that? One word: DOGS! (Ok, fine, maybe two words: DOGS! CATS!).
While visiting Yogyakarta, we decided it would be nice to get out in the countryside for a day and visit a beach. Enjoy nature and all that, right? Well, we read about a beach called Timang Beach. Right off of … Continue reading
Whooo hooo! We are in a brand new to us city (Yogyakarta, which is actually pronounced like jogjakarta by some people, apparently because the Dutch colonizers couldn’t pronounce Y or so one of our guides told us) and you know … Continue reading
A few years ago, I’m not sure exactly when but I think it was in 2016, a team of Vietnamese and Korean artists spent two weeks painting over 100 murals all over the sleepy fishing village of Tam Thanh.