August 14, 2012
I have just returned from a few dreamy weeks across the ocean. First off was a visit to Scotland to celebrate the nuptials of KM and FG in a countryside castle filled with kilted men and proper tea. It was lovely to be back visiting old friends and childhood memories among the soggy hills.
Next up was Kassel, Germany to view the good and bad art at documenta (13) which completely blew my mind. I spent a lot of time in gardens and galleries. Germany was a really hard place to find vegan food, so I was surviving off fruits from a farm stand like the above currants. Fortunately, I made friends with some Canadians who lead me to a wonderful Ethiopian restaurant. Hooray!
AS met me in Kassel and drove me to her gorgeous, bright, old apartment in Vienna. It was so nice to spend a week with her roaring down hills on rented bikes and drinking numerous coffees at outdoor cafes like the one pictured above (Aida).
Lastly was a stay in Switzerland, wandering between mountains and cities and perching in this full garden with foamy soy lattes (finally!). It is hard to travel as a vegan and my omnivorous friends were so sweet and hospitable to help me find options and to share their kitchens with me. Expect recipes and pictures to come. I shot 6 rolls of film on the trip and am so happy with the way they turned out, all so dreamy and familiar.
More to come,