Back in the United States!

Back in the United States!

We enjoyed little R&R in Austin before hooking Tex up and heading up to Chicago to spend the Fourth of July with relatives. We were able to park Tex next to our brother’s house and spend some time with our son Chris who brought along his amazing girl, Ellie....
Lake Como, Italy

Lake Como, Italy

So, to complete our European tour we left Switzerland by train and headed to Lake Como, Italy. Lake Como has been a favorite retreat for many of the elite class dating back to the Roman times. Today George Clooney, Richard Branson, Madonna, Sylvester Stallone all have...
Grindelwald, Switzerland

Grindelwald, Switzerland

We left Innsbruck early because we knew we were going to have to catch four different trains to make it to Grindelwald before nightfall. Our trip entailed a seven-hour journey culminating with a meeting with the people renting us a chalet in the Swiss Alps. Travel by...
Innsbruck, Austria

Innsbruck, Austria

Reluctantly we decided that a visit to Vienna would take up more time than we realistically had to do the city justice. Instead we found Innsbruck just a short train ride from Salzburg and on the way to Switzerland! Arriving with no set plans we inquired at the train...
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg, Austria

Our three-month stint in Europe quickly morphed into a sole month remaining on the calendar. Much as we liked to fly by the seat of our pants, we came to the realization that planning would be key to fitting in some not to miss sights on our wish list. At the...