Monthly Archives: December 2015

Hawai’ian Russians: Russian Fort Elisabeth State Historical Park

Location: Waimea, Kaua’i, Hawai’i, United States Date of visit: December 14, 2015 Website: http://dlnr.hawaii.gov/dsp/parks/kauai/russian-fort-elizabeth-state-historical-park/ The Russian Fort Elisabeth State Historical Park contains the 19th century ruins of a defensive fort built in an attempt to protect Russian shipping interests and provide a provisioning port in the Pacific Ocean. Russia built two additional strongholds on the…

Vikings Storm the Field Museum

Museum: The Field Museum, Chicago, Illinois, USA Date of Visit: May 19, 2015 Website: https://www.fieldmuseum.org/ Vikings was produced by the Swedish History Museum and MuseumsPartner, and sponsored by both Viking Cruises and Discover. It was at the Field Museum from February 27-October 4, 2015. Explore more details at the fantastic exhibit website. This exhibit was…

Medieval Delights at the Rijksmuseum

Don’t like sketching? Enjoy this review & photos from my visit in 2014! Museum: the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, the Netherlands Date of Visit: October 1, 2014 Website: https://www.rijksmuseum.nl/en Are you bummed about the new photo policy at the Rijksmuseum? Or maybe you think it’s great, but still need your photo fix? All photos in this review…

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