Flag at the grave of a Revolutionary soldier at Bennington, Vt

Flag at the grave of a Revolutionary soldier at Bennington, Vt

Bennington, VT. Fall colors are just coming through. Near Robert Frost’s grave.

At O’Hare. Six hour layover. Long trip.

At O’Hare. Six hour layover. Long trip.

At the Guinness Storehouse tour

At the Guinness Storehouse tour

View of the River Liffey from the Ha’Penny Bridge

View of the River Liffey from the Ha’Penny Bridge

Back in Dublin for the flight home

Back in Dublin for the flight home

Leaving the Hotel Aquarius in Dubrovnik to catch the bus for the Old Town. This hotel was a shelling target during the war, but has been well restored.

Leaving the Hotel Aquarius in Dubrovnik to catch the bus for the Old Town. This hotel was a shelling target during the war, but has been well restored.

Dubrovnik, Croatia, from the town wall. The brighter orange tiles are the ones replaced when the town was reconstructed after the 1993 shelling.

Dubrovnik, Croatia, from the town wall. The brighter orange tiles are the ones replaced when the town was reconstructed after the 1993 shelling.

Mostar’s Old bridge was destroyed by shelling in 1993 then rebuilt using historically accurate methods in 2005. The bridge is the symbol of the town and attracts much tourism. No McDonalds yet.

Mostar’s Old bridge was destroyed by shelling in 1993 then rebuilt using historically accurate methods in 2005. The bridge is the symbol of the town and attracts much tourism. No McDonalds yet.

From our hotel window in Mostar. Rebuilding Bosnia after the Balkan war is far from over. The damaged building on the right was a hotel built during the days of the Austrian-Hungarian empire.

From our hotel window in Mostar. Rebuilding Bosnia after the Balkan war is far from over. The damaged building on the right was a hotel built during the days of the Austrian-Hungarian empire.