Port of Antwerp

Today we explored Antwerp, starting from the central rail station and working our way to the port. But first you should know that Antwerp is located in Flanders. Belgium is a Federal Parliamentary Democracy with a Constitutional Monarchy. This long string of words has real implications for governance. There is a bicameral federal legislature and … Continue reading



Crow is crow, you say?

Photo of Dale Chihuly piece displayed in Las Vegas, by Nicole de Beaufort The trip begins tomorrow in Washington, D.C., my erstwhile home. The city of my youth. A monumental city, I always would say, when asked to describe it. Many people gather here because it’s the center of the free world. And during the 1980s, … Continue reading