Visit to Fatima

During our visit to Portugal we also had the chance to visit Fatima.  It is very close where Renato’s home town.  I was surprised to see how big the area was and there were so many people.  Nana Sue has been there before and she said that the entire square was filled.  You can see…

Visit to Portugal

Nanna Sue and  I are now visiting Portugal.  There is a very special festival in Tomar, Festival of the Trays, that we will be seeing on Sunday, more on that for a later post.  We flew into Lisbon, a lovely city just in from the Western Side of Portugal.  We stayed at a small hotel in the…

Krakow City Visit

We walked into the city on Monday night and found a great restaurant with a Polish band playing.  Mikey practiced his “clinking of the glass”.  We enjoyed some polish dishes.  We had some wine but with an earlier experience with Polish wine, we opted for some Italian and Australian wine.  Nana Sue showed us a…

The Salt Mines

Off to the salt mines to see the oldest continuous working salt mine.  The mine operates 24 hours a day and has been working for 700 years. It is mainly a place where tourist’s visit now and they have over 500 employees just supporting all of the tourists. We dropped down into the mine in…