Many left everything in the hunt for gold though mostly those who sold equipment for the stampeders got rich and Seattle got out their economic depression.
"From Sea to shining Sea"
My twin brother's photos helped me to put together the distant memory of this school journey
At Liverpool Street Station in London in central London is a war memorial for the 10.000 Jewish children who had to flee to England during the year before WWII broke out. Eighty years ago today they would have their first Christmas without their parents. Most of them would never be able to see them again as the majority of the […]
A mixture of old and new architecture As I was travelling to London alone this spring, I enjoyed taking part in guided walks. One was about Christopher Wren’s churches, and the other was about architecture and history of the City of London in the same area around St. Paul’s Cathedral. The way this square mile is governed is far beyond […]
Looking back at photos from a day trip to Alexandria last summer, I would like to share some memories and images from the Historic Old Town Alexandria. As so often, looking back at a place, I would love to go back and see all the things I missed and only found out the existence of long after. One of the […]
A hundred years ago, some of my husband’s relatives immigrated to the United States of America. Some of them came to live in Oregon. This summer of 2019, we met with his third cousin, who lives there as a winemaker. We felt at home wherever we went, and the knowledge of many Scandinavian people had had an impact on both […]