The next day we decided to fulfill another of Mom and Dad's requests: a trip to Strasbourg, France. Strasbourg is in the Alsace region. It's the region right on the border of France and Germany that has been traded back and forth during different wars and is currently with France. If the name of Strasbourg … Continue reading The Swiss Family Carlson heads to Strasbourg
As the States have been whittling away at different "day off" holidays, Switzerland has been staunchly celebrating them. Easter is just such a holiday and, accordingly, Mark had Good Friday and Easter Monday off. The boys are on spring break right now as well and with two free days off bracketing a weekend we decided … Continue reading The Swiss Family Carlson goes to Dijon!!
When we announced that we would be moving to Basel one of Mark's co-workers sent us an email begging us to go to Colmar, France while we lived here. He said it was a charming city with a huge Olde Towne area. They loved it so much his family visited it at least 6 times … Continue reading Colmar Winter Market (The Swiss Family Carlson visit France!)