Krakow, Watercolour Sketching, and Ice cream

I just recently got back from a lovely holiday in Krakow, Poland. As a Canadian living abroad, it has been my goal to travel as much as I can. I have a personal goal of visiting a new country every where so that I am always exploring a new and unfamiliar land or culture. Over the last eight years, I’ve visited many of the ‘mainstream’ European countries so recently I’ve had to look further afield for my new country. Last November, I wandered the mazelike streets of Jerusalem, floated in the Dead Sea, and felt the stillness the martian landscape of the Mitzpe Ramon crater.  I have many treasured photos from my trip to Israel, but it never occurred to me that I could create memories of my holidays by sketching and painting the sites I visited.