The Small Town Enchantment of Alpine Mountain Magic

June 18, 2017
By Dan Friesen One of my favorite aspects of Alpine Mountain Magic is our stay in small towns. All five towns where we overnight on tour are small rural communities… Read More

3 Reasons to Enjoy Christmas in the Alps!

June 18, 2017
By Dan Friesen Beyond the festive sightseeing in Germany and Austria, the visits to Christmas markets and unique excursions on this tour, here are 3 More Reasons to enjoy Christmas… Read More

Tufa Stone and Troglodytes

August 9, 2016
By Dan Friesen on August 9, 2016 The Loire Valley is now pretty much behind us. We just arrived late into our hotel in the Chartres area, setting us up… Read More

Beauty of Loire Valley

August 7, 2016
By Dan Friesen on August 7, 2016 We arrived in the Loire Valley Friday night a bit overwhelmed with the options this place affords. Over 40 major chateaux dot the… Read More

Alternate Route at Mont Saint-Michel

August 4, 2016
By Dan Friesen on August 4, 2016 On a brighter note, Roger and I were not satisfied with the alternative walk we planned for the mudflats crossing to Mont Saint-Michel,… Read More

D-Day Beaches of Normandy

August 4, 2016
By Dan Friesen on August 4, 2016 We left Bayeux this morning to explore the D-Day beaches of Normandy. This is an experience that tests the mind and strains the… Read More

A day tour planning in Normandy

August 3, 2016
By Dan Friesen on August 3, 2016 It was a relatively quiet day of tour planning here in Normandy. Roger and I spent the morning working on walk docs –… Read More

Hiking the Alabaster Coast

August 2, 2016
By Dan Friesen on August 2, 2016 We spent most of the day yesterday in the Pays d’Auge region of Normandy. Pays d’Auge is a part of the Calvados département… Read More