Sunday is €1 museum day at the Pinakotheks. I had Leberkäse for breakfast, then headed over to the Alte Pinakothek for my appointed time entry.Continue reading “Munich Germany – Art & Opera”
If you’ve read my post about one dark and stormy night (with a delish chocolate hazelnut cake), you would know that I’d been trying to see Marc Chagall’s paintings in person for years without much success. So when I heard that the Russian-born artist of Belarusian Jewish origin painted the ceiling of the famous opera house in Paris, and that Juan Diego Flórez – a Peruvian tenor who received his country’s highest decoration at the age of 31 – would be performing a recital at Palais Garnier during the time of our visit, I did not waste any time in acquiring a ticket.
We went to Andrew Wyeth exhibit at the Seattle Art Museum last week. Mr. Wyeth lived his whole life between Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania and coastal Maine, where he painted prodigiously, of the landscape and a small cast of people, for almost seven decades. Instead of painting “the object as it is in nature”, his works reflect the “mood of a thing rather than the truth”.
Continue reading “Foliage Season in Kyoto – Day 5”
The next morning, our quest for wildlife continued. Continue reading “National Museum of Wildlife Art – A Must See!”
La Ferme Saint Siméon is a luxury 5-star hotel in Honfleur. Continue reading “La Ferme Saint Simeon, France”
Saturday is market day in Honfleur.
And that means fresh seafood Continue reading “Market Day in Honfleur, France”
We love Bayeux for the following reasons:
Opening any guide book of France, you won’t find much information on Rennes. This is because the capital city of Brittany suffered a great deal during World War II and much of it had to be rebuilt. A fire in 1720 also destroyed most of its timbered houses, sparing a few.
It is true I don’t write enough about Seattle. I figured everyone else has already done that. Only this past Sunday when the rain finally stopped, I decided to venture out and play tourist for a day.
First things first, a good lunch at the Pike Place Market Atrium Kitchen.