Bridge of Lions

St. Augustine - 2019 The Bridge of Lions crosses the Matanzas River near the south end of St. Augustine's Old Town in northeast Florida. The bridge provides access to Anastasia Island, a barrier island protecting the mainland from the Atlantic Ocean. This photo was taken shortly after sunrise. Thought for the Day: We cannot do … Continue reading Bridge of Lions

Black Balsam

A favorite drink of the Latvians is Riga Black Balsam.  The locals drink it to warm up their insides during the long winters, saying it brings on a "warm inner glow". Made in Riga since 1752, it is a liqueur made from 40 herbs, spices (cloves?) and a pine nuts.  During a walking tour of … Continue reading Black Balsam