Borobudur

Borobudur

One time when we didn’t have any pressing business, we stopped in Borobudur, Indonesia. We had brought some passengers who must have been on pilgrimage because they said something about “needing to get away from it all.” Or possibly just “needing to get away.” Various...
Kraków

Kraków

When we went to Kraków for Sir Ernest to receive his medal from the Queen, there was such a splendid reception at the Royal Baths. Much fun was had, although the details are a bit fuzzy to most of us. Professor Holt enjoyed exploring the grounds. We think poor Minerva...
Rome

Rome

When we visited Rome: -Kitty Kim drew whiskers on the Sistine Chapel artwork, but she wasn’t caught, thank heavens. -River Rose, our invaluable Assistant, arranged the paperwork for Ivy, our librarian, to visit the Vatican archives. Minerva went too. They must have...
Petra

Petra

Petra, Jordan, may be one of the most inaccessible wonders of the world. The trip by camel or by foot is 4 days. Floating there may be cheating, but we’d be happy to bring you along with us next time. It’s simply astounding. I do believe everyone was too stunned to...
Yellowstone

Yellowstone

Remember that time we floated over Old Faithful in Yellowstone National Park, USA?  What did we learn about passing over geysers? “It’s a bumpy ride!” “It’s bad when you lose things overboard!” “But hey, it’s a great chance to steam clean...