American Southwest Family Vacation

We followed historic Route 66 on our way to see the Grand Canyon, the Petrified Forest, the Painted Desert, plus much more in New Mexico and Arizona.

End of Tour Summary: Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Here are our stories from two and a half years of living in Saudi Arabia while exploring the region.

Excursions to Oman

On two different trips, we strolled Muscat, hiked Wadi Shab, and sailed a dhow through the fjords of Musandam.

Our Expedition to Jordan

Highlights included tracing the steps of Indiana Jones into Petra, following Lawrence of Arabia into Wadi Rum, and floating in the Dead Sea.

Our Adventures in Sri Lanka

Safaris to spot leopards and elephants, swimming in the Indian Ocean, sipping tea in the mountains, and several more!

Monday, March 26, 2007

Lindt Chocolate Factory in Koln

This weekend's excursion takes us to Koln (if you prefer the German spelling) or Cologne (if you prefer the French spelling).
The Lindt chocolate factory is kind of like visiting Willy Wonka's chocolate factory. It sits in the Rhine river (on an island), and is equal parts operational facility an historical chocolate museum.
The Lindt factory looks like a ship on the river
RRR watches the chocolate moving through the system

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We spent two and a half years in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on our second tour in the Foreign Service with the US Department of State. As you migh...

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