History

To understand a nation of people, you have to understand the history that shaped them.

France Alsace - Must See Towns
Alsace

Alsace Region of France

France’s Alsace Region is one of the hidden gems with a diverse culture layered by history. Due to its geographical location on the French / German border, both countries have influenced the regions architecture, culture and food.

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Alsace

Charming French Village of Riquewihr

Charming French Village of Riquewihr LOVE IT. SHARE IT. Pinterest Facebook Twitter Email This post may contain affiliate links.Please read my disclosure. Charming French Village of Riquewihr Riquewihr is one of the crown jewels of the Alsace Region in France. One of the few towns not be greatly damaged in

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Painted Churches of Texas
History

Painted Churches of Texas

Painted Churches of Texas: Built by German & Czech immigrants in Central Texas featuring European interiors of stained glass & elaborately painted friezes.

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Culture & Local Traditions

Daytrippin’ Schulenburg Texas

Daytrippin’ to Schulenburg Texas LOVE IT. SHARE IT. Pinterest Facebook Twitter Email This post may contain affiliate links.Please read my disclosure. Dance Halls, Painted Churches & Good Eats Daytripping to Schulenburg Texas will transport you into a rich culture of German and Czech heritage.   Settlers immigrated here in the

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Hope Floats House
History

Hope Floats in Smithville, Texas

Hope Floats in Smithville Texas LOVE IT. SHARE IT. Pinterest Facebook Twitter Email This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure. Hope Floats in Smithville Texas Today’s destination – Smithville Texas. One of the Central Texas railroad towns, it has charmed Hollywood with its turn of the century

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Cartographies of Time
History

Histomap: Four Thousand Years of World History

A snapshot of history. As I travel, I am constantly learning about each regions history and trying to put in all into together to understand the who, what, where, why, whens of the story. You are quickly reminded of how little you learned and/or retained from school days and that

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