Photographic impressions from our travels…
Lisbon Portugal is an interesting city full of contradictions. It seems to be stuck deeply in the last century while having a spirit that is forward looking.
Throughout the city are a number of neighborhoods with incredibly good street art many with the blight of ugly graffiti right along side or unfortunately inside.
The graffiti artist to the right was seen in a few locations and was obviously created with a stencil. He’s unusual in that it is graffiti commenting on the ugliness of graffiti.
Above is one of several scenic parks overlooking the city, with many defaced by ugly graffiti.
Photographic impressions from our travels… Above: A Kelp Gull flies over a colony of King Cormorants nesting in the Beagle Channel at the tip of South America. Right: A Rock Shag, a species of cormorants, sometimes called Magellanic shags. They are rarely seen but can be encountered around the Falkland Islands. This one was photographedContinue reading “Images Of Animals In The Wild 1”
We have stayed twice at Amsterdam’s Hotel Arena. Once while it was undergoing a major remodeling and later when it was completed. The construction wasn’t a big inconvenience as the hotel worked very hard to keep things under control. Afterwards the changes were very impressive. The hotel is in a good location for seeing theContinue reading “Hotel Arena, A Good Choice In Amsterdam”