I put this photo of Notre Dame de Paris Cathedral on my blog many years ago. In light of the news out of Paris today, I thought I’d share it again. Kathryn took the photo in September 2007 during our first visit to Paris together, a little over a year before we were married. We … Continue reading Notre Dame de Paris during a late evening stroll along the Seine
While looking through my photos from last year, I noticed one from our Mexico City pilgrimage that never ended up on the blog. There are two basilicas of Our Lady of Guadalupe shown here. The old basilica, on the left with the golden dome, while still beautiful outside and inside, has suffered such extensive damage … Continue reading The old and new basilicas of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Mexico City
As I was strolling around Baden-Baden, Germany, one fine afternoon in October 2004, this beautiful Russian Orthodox church caught my eye.
This larger-than-life statue of Leif Eriksson was a gift from the United States to the people of Iceland on the occasion of the 1,000th anniversary of the founding of the Icelandic parliament. It sits in front of the iconic Hallgrimskirkja church, although the statue was apparently erected in this prominent location years before the church … Continue reading Statue of Leif Eriksson in Reykjavik, Iceland
As crowded as it was inside the walled city of Carcassonne on a beautiful Saturday morning in late September, you wouldn’t know while walking along the ramparts. Photo taken September 2016.
I woke up early one morning, well before dawn, during a weekend stay at Bally’s on the Las Vegas Strip. I couldn’t get back to sleep, so I grabbed a camera and went for a walk outside. Bellagio and Caesar’s Palace can be seen in the background of this photo. Let me tell you, the … Continue reading The sun has not yet risen on the Las Vegas Strip, viewed from Bally’s
The famous concrete sculpture La Mano rises out of the sand at Playa Brava in Punta del Este, Uruguay.
Photo taken November 2017 at Restaurante Dragon, Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico.
Photo taken November 2018 from the recently rebuilt Whittier Bridge in Newburyport, Massachusetts.
Photo taken December 2015.
Photo taken December 2002. Also posted on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/p/Br2mi_LnRXK/
Photo taken October 2017. Also posted on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/p/BsI0L7ln-OG/
Photo taken July 2018. Also posted on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/p/BrkuvTGHhGx/
Photo taken October 2017.
Two weeks ago, while getting to know our fellow Mexico City pilgrims, the topic of how to deal with spending money came up. This is a topic where it seems everyone has his own unique set of opinions based on his own unique set of experiences. I didn’t share all my thoughts with the group, … Continue reading Some thoughts about spending money while traveling abroad