Noah’s ArkMy attention is always drawn to stories about the brave members of the resistance movements who fought the Germans in their respective occupied countries. These men and women were always aware of their potential fatal outcomes if caught but largely ignored it to continue the fight for liberation. I’ve written in the past about some […]
The Queen’s Last Ride
Walk the exact route that Marie Antoinette’s cart took to the guillotine in the Place de la Concorde on 16 October 1793. Along the route you will visit Robespierre’s apartment, the pharmacy where Count Axel von Fersen purchased the invisible ink to write love letters to the queen, and examples of pre- and post-revolution architecture.
GROWING UP IN EUROPE Stew’s passion for travel and history was fueled by growing up in The Netherlands (Holland) and Germany during the 1960s. Multiple trips to London and Paris were the kick-starters to coming down with the history bug. It was also a time to develop an appreciation of fine art (Stew began collecting […]