Winterthur Museum, Delaware, USA

Winterthur Museum in March 2013

The Winterthur Museum is situated in the Brandyvine Valley in Delaware and belonged to Henry Francis du Pont, a famous collector mostly of Amercian decorative arts. At Winterthur, you can admire the finest in furniture, ceramics, metalwork, glass, paintings, and of course - textiles...

Washington DC

Washington Monument

Of course, you cannot miss Washington DC when you are in Virginia and especially not if the motto of your trip has anything to do with history... (18 December 2010)

Colonial Williamsburg and a Rather Breezy Beach Party

Sun coming through leaves

Another glorious day dawned and we greeted the sun with great delight, as we would spend much of this day outdoors in Colonial Williamsburg... (06 December 2010)

Virginia Quilt Museum and Shenandoah National Park (Skyline Drive)

Virginia Quilt Museum

On day four of our trip , we started at the Virginia Quilt Museum in Harrisonburg where we had booked a “White Glove Tour” in addition to the regular admission to the current exhibits... (23 November 2010)

Jinny Beyer Studio, Loudoun Museum, Belle Grove Plantation and our First Show and Tell

Fall Leaves

The day would eventually take us away from the Greater Washington DC area, but not before we paid a visit to the Jinny Beyer Studio in Great Falls, a small town on the Potomac River, and the Loudoun Museum in Leesburg... (22 November 2010)

Museum of the Shenandoah Valley and Harpers Ferry

Rose Garden

As on many more days during the trip, the day began very early with a wake-up call at 6 am local time...

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