Karen Blixen Museum (Nairobi, Kenya) - originally the farm house owned by the Baron Bror Blixen & his wife Karen (author “Out of Africa” under her pen name, Isak Dinesen) The coffee farm was bought in 1917 by Baron Blixen, the house itself dates to 1912. Of their 4500 acres, 600 acres were used for coffee farming. The architecture is typical of late 19th century which includes the spacious rooms, verandas, tile roof & stone construction.
Shane Confectionery, Philadelphia The Old City looker displays gorgeous Chippendale-style cabinetry, an antique cash register, and a fresh coat of blue and white paint—the same color scheme as nearby Independence Hall. The duo preserves the bygone Pennsylvania-German tradition of clear toys, which are sugar sculptures often done in the shapes of animals. They also continue to sell Shane’s beloved buttercreams and other handmade chocolates.
You just read that first line and are probably thinking, “Oh my gosh, how and I supposed to choose from so many options?!” To be honest, I have never been on a PNW hike that has disappointed. But, if you want some that are tested by Berty and I (and are super beautiful) we’ve created this ...