Journey to America, trip report number 3: Gettysburg on the 4th of July

During our grand tour of the US earlier this month, we had the pleasure of visiting Gettysburg, Pennsylvania — site of a critical battle during the American civil war. The battle took place some 146 years earlier, in 1863. Between 46,000 and 51,000 Americans perished here over the course of three days. ((Overall, more than […]

Journey to America, trip report number 2: Video of Duke’s BBQ

Embedded below is a 48-second YouTube video of my brother C describing our lunch at Duke’s BBQ. Duke’s serves the best Southern food I’ve ever eaten. C wrote about the place in his Top 5 restaurants in Beaufort, SC post. The audio is a bit low here, so you might want to turn up the […]

Journey to America, trip report number 1: American food and drink

Okay, first things first: Let’s talk about the food in America. If, as the saying goes, absence makes the heart grow fonder, then let me say that after spending just one year in the US since 2002, I have a renewed passion for American foodstuffs. Here are a few notes and cell phone pics ((I […]