Travel Journal

Exploring the World...our way

We don't just travel, we explore


- Vien & Hermann

Gateway, Colorado, U.S.A.

- Ouote of the Month!-


“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving”

_ Albert Einstein

Our travel journal - it will take you to the fascinating places we visited and the stories behind each historic site. As well as the amazing wonders of nature we explored, the people we met and the food we ate.

Either natural or historic sites, visiting each place never ceases to amaze us. That's why Hermann and I keep traveling. One quote by Hilaire Belloc describes us: "We wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfillment"

Featured Photo


In the middle of nowhere, in Lake City, Colorado, colorful wildflowers cover the valley in American Basin from mid-July to early August. It's an amazing landscape with a profusion of different species of flowers - Indian paintbrush, Parry's Primrose, Columbine, Larkspur, Old Man of the Mountain, to name a few.

- Video -

These are amateur videos, taken mostly with my cellphone. Just a few short shots of the places we have been, our garden and other stuff that I want to share.   

- Food -

We find amazing wildflowers when hiking. The best part is when we discover rare species as well as finding meadows full of colorful varieties. Timing is the key, we are not always lucky.  

Hermann and I love to garden. We created our own oasis that we, our friends and the birds enjoy from spring to fall. 

Food is part of the experience when traveling. That first bite of food that you haven't had before will either broaden your tastes or will leave a bad impression. Just keep an open mind, you might be surprised at what you will discover.

What to eat when in.....





Lamb Shank



New Zealand

Pig Cheeks



Send me a message, I'm open for suggestions. 

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