Operation Yucatan: The Art Gallery Aboard the Norwegian Breakaway

The Norwegian Breakaway has daily art auctions within its comedy club, which by day is converted into a full-blown auction hall with numerous works of art provided by Park West Galleries. Here you can view and possibly purchase various pieces including those by Thomas Kincaid, Andrew Bone, and others. There was even a small sketch … Continue reading Operation Yucatan: The Art Gallery Aboard the Norwegian Breakaway

Operation Yucatan: The Art Collection At the Windsor Court Hotel

The Windsor Court Hotel, which we acquired through a great stroke of luck on Hotwire, has comfortable lodgings. Located just southwest of the French Quarter and within walking distance of Bourbon Street, it is not only known for its lovely restaurant, the Grill Room, but its fascinating art collection, valued at some $8 million dollars. … Continue reading Operation Yucatan: The Art Collection At the Windsor Court Hotel

Operation Aqueduct: The Medical Town

Montpellier, our tour guide said, is considered a "young" French city,  because it's only been around for a millennium. This city, having the closest airport to Nîmes, is in the southeast corner of France, is a transport hub between Spain and the French Riviera. For this day trip, I was apprehensive, because in prior research, … Continue reading Operation Aqueduct: The Medical Town

Fort Worth Side Trip: Amon Carter Museum of American Art

The Amon Carter Museum of American Art is located outside of downtown Fort Worth, in its renowned cultural district. Here, you can tour collections full of American artworks from the Old West to the modern era. It has an impressive collection of Western memorabilia, including works by Frederic Remington and Charles M. Russell. I came … Continue reading Fort Worth Side Trip: Amon Carter Museum of American Art