European Travel 50 Years ago – a Widow’s Diary

At our first Bed and Breakfast in London,June, 1969 In 2008, I discovered my mother’s three volume diary from a family journey taken almost 40 years before.  My brothers and I remember the trip well.   How could one forget a ten-week European tour?  But only now as adults with children could we understand the courage… Read more »

Pension Pertschy, A Palace Revisited 44 Years Later


Reception Area on Second Floor of Pension Pertschy I remember the room – beds for six, high ceilings, large windows opening to the street below.  It was 1969 and my family had been traveling in Europe for weeks, arriving in Vienna on July 17th.  The large, friendly woman in reception at the Pension Pertschy offered… Read more »