An Adventure A Day

Because "life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all" – Helen Keller

Believe it or not, Oktoberfest kicks off in Munich this weekend. Yes, it actually kicks off in mid- September. What began as a celebration of the marriage of King Ludwig I to Princess Therese in October 1810, has grown to a beloved cultural festival. From mid-September to the first weekend of October, a festival is held at …

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Friday Photos: Cover Art

October 31, 2014

This week, the  WordPress weekly photo challenge, Cover Art got me thinking about Reenactors, who could be described as people who “cover” the lives of other’s. For this week’s challenge, I went back in time to the first Ritterfest (knight’s festival) we attended. I couldn’t resist sharing these today, giving them a twist on some classics.

“An Upstate New Yorker in an Austrian King’s Court”

Inspired by Mark Twain’s ” A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court”


“Tales from the Jacobsweg”

Inspired by Chaucer’s “Canterbury Tales”


“The Time Traveler’s Guide to Medieval Germany: A Handbook.”

Inspired by Ian Mortimer’s “The Time Traveler’s Guide to Medieval Europe, A Handbook for Visitor’s to the Fourteenth Century.”

What do you think?