Pergamon Museum Berlin Germany

Pergamon Museum Berlin Germany Written by Dave:  One of the sites our friends recommended we see in Berlin, Germany, was the Pergamon Museum.  We were told it was amazing, and we were not disappointed. It is located on Museum Island, along with several other museums.  You could buy a ticket to a museum individually, or get a pass to go … Continue reading

The Bullring in Ronda Spain

The Oldest Bullring in Spain Written by Dave: The city of Ronda has the oldest bullring in Spain.  It took 6 years to complete, and was finished in 1785.  The bullring in Ronda was designed by the same architect who designed the new bridge in Ronda.  Bullfighting has always been very important in Ronda, and it is considered an art, … Continue reading

Yuma Territorial Prison

 A prison as a tourist attraction?  It wasn’t exactly high on my list of places to see. But of course it turned out to be much more interesting then I thought. The information above reads, “The prisoners made their own shoes, uniforms, underwear, mattresses, bedding, hats, and furniture for use at the prison.  Each inmate was assigned daily work details … Continue reading

Castle Dome Mine Ghost Town Museum

I find that history is getting more interesting the older I get.  And museums call to me in a way they never did when I was younger.  So I couldn’t resist an abandoned old west mining town.  From 1862 – 1979 the silver and lead mines at Castle Dome thrived. In 1979 when silver prices dropped to an all time … Continue reading

Museum and Aviary

The Sanguinetti House Museum is probably the smallest museum we have ever been in.  But it is full of Yuma history.  There were Spanish swords and helmets from the 1500’s.   Along with dolls and artifacts from several local Native American tribes.  We saw photos, weapons, military uniforms, antique furniture, Southern Pacific railroad items, and river boat items. The grounds around … Continue reading