Have this on my Bookshelf blog but thought it appropriate to add it here.
Patricia Schultz is a charming and engaging speaker. Tonight, at the Museum of Nature here in Ottawa, she gave a presentation that highlighted the best, and sometimes, the least known treasures of Europe.
Starting with London, England, Schultz showed stunning pictures as she told personal stories of favourite places from the smallest countries (like the Vatican, Monaco, Malta) to the largest, France. “Russia,” she said, “is not in Europe, is not in Asia; it’s just Russia,” but she included it in her tour. She showed a slide of London’s parliament buildings and Big Ben taken from one of the capsules in the Millenium Wheel. We saw the amazing scenery in Scotland and the Coast Path of Wales which is a national park where you can trek all of the 870 miles of rugged coastline. We saw a castle in Ireland where you can stay overnight and there…
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