With an area of just 15,940 sq mi, Switzerland ranks near the bottom at 135th in the world for size. However, on a Mercator projection map, like google maps, it appears much larger than it really is, due to its distance from the equator. To get a better sense of its size there is a … Continue reading How Big is Switzerland?
After one busy day of sightseeing in Brussels we felt like we had seen it all. So on Sunday we decided to head out to see new sights in the nearby city of Bruges, Belgium. Located in the Dutch speaking part of Belgium, called Flanders, Bruges reached it peak on the world stage in the … Continue reading Bruges
Over the third weekend of September our busy month continued with a trip to Brussels, Belgium. The reason for our trip was to visit our friend Britt Sieber, who was an exchange student with Melissa’s aunt in high school, and currently has a short internship with the European Union. In addition to hanging out with … Continue reading Brussels
Monday September 12th was just another day at the office for Melissa, but for Eric, Ashley, and I it was another fun filled day of exploring Switzerland. Being adventurous people, our guests had come up with the plan to go paragliding in Interlaken, and me, being a sane person, had come up with the … Continue reading Switzerland with Eric and Ashley – Part 2