Welcome to the website of John and Sonya Schermann.
We are 2 Canadians currently living in Munich, Germany
From July 2004 to July 2006 we lived in Britain. This website chronicles our adventures in Europe

Sonya Schermann is the brains and looks of the outfit. Born in North Bay, Ontario Canada, Sonya has a PhD in Biochemistry from the University of Western Ontario and is currently a research scientist at the pharma firm Amgen working on cancer drugs

John Schermann is the brawn of the outfit ( although Sonya disputes this ). John was born and bred in Manitouwadge, Ontario Canada and has a Masters Degree in Computer Science, also from the University of Western Ontario. John works in the Munich office of the Canadian software company Open Text Corporation.

We would be happy to hear from anyone who knows us, we can be reached at :
schermann X scherminator.com
where the X is to be replaced with the @ symbol.

This website is permamently under construction !



The Bastei   ( June 2014 )



Matterhorn and Back  ( March 2011 )
gornergrat littleMatterhorn luzern matterhorn walensee zurich


London   ( May 2010 )
city greenwich naturalHistory parliament thames westminister

museum assyrian scale lachish lionHunt

Italy ( Tuscany ) Spring 2010

Tuscany ( Sienna, Monteriggioni, San Gimignano )   ( April 2010 )
sienna cathedral birdsEye monteriggioni sanGimignano


** Manitouwadge **  ( Sept 2009 )
highFalls pukaskwa manitouwadge


Paris  ( April 2009 )
misc ArcDeTriomphe Conciergerie EifelTower concorde norteDame St Jaques opera Napolean sainteChapelle grandPalais
louvre babylon egypt greek hercules

Sicily ( Italy )

Palermo  ( Nov 2008 )
archeologico cappellaPalatina cathedral laMartorana misc sanCataldo sanGiovanni

Outside Palermo  ( Nov 2008 )
agrigento cefalu etna lizards macaluba misc monreale piazzaArmerina segesta selinunte sunsets syracuse


GrossGlockner  ( Sept 2008 )
GrossGlockner High Alpine Animals Zell am See Sigmund Thun Gorge

Vienna   ( May 2008 )
misc museums Classical EgyptMuseum downTown St.Stephens ferrisWheel gloriette Hofburg parliament


Berlin  ( July 2008 )
berlinerdom brandenburg fernsehenturm gandarmenmarkt holocaust pergamon reichstag siegessaeule ww2

Southern Germany  

Ulm Cathedral Ulm climb Freiburg Schwarzwald Triberg Lindau Solnhofen

Munich Eagle's Nest Zugspitze


Gibraltar  ( April 2008 )
The Rock Apes S.Michael Cave Sea & Sky

Czech Republic

Prague  ( May 2007 )
Old Town Astonomical Clock Charles Bridge Vltava river Castle Cathedral Petrin Tower Wenceslas Hordes


Santorini  ( Oct 2007 )
Some Pics Skaros Rock Volcano Churches Fira Oia Akrotiri Sunsets

Athens  ( OCT 2007 )
Acropolis Tower of Winds Museum Agora Zeus

Outside Athens  ( OCT 2007 )
Sounion Epidaurus Corinth

Delphi  ( OCT 2007 )
Apollo's Temple Museum Theater Stadium Tholos

Mycenae  ( OCT 2007 )
Outpost Citadel Clytemnestra Treasury

Cyprus  ( March 2007 )

Pelapaphos! Paphos Katopaphos Apollo Hylates Troodos Hills
tou Araka Aphrodites Rock Limassol Kourion St Lazarus

Britain  ( 2005 - 2006 )

London Oxford Warwick Castle Bath Abbey Roman Baths Canterbury Dover Castle White Cliffs Gloucester
Cambridge Wells cathedral Caerphilly Wales Caves


ROME Florence Duomo Venice San Marco Pisa





Granada + Alhambra   ( April 2008 )
Granada Generalife Alcazabae Gates Comares Ambassadors
Abencerrajes Two Sisters Mirador Baths el Partal Misc. Museum

Cordoba  ( April 2008 )
The Alcazar Synagogue Mesquite outside Mesquite inside


Rostov on Don   ( July 2011 )