Graffiti around the world – the good, the bad and the ugly. Why is this a plague in some places and nonexistent in others? Regardless it is a way for many voiceless people to express themselves.
The saying is “See Venice and die” meaning that after such a peak experience, there’s nothing left to do but die. Maybe we wouldn’t go that far, but this city belongs on every bucket list.
With few exceptions graffiti is virtually everywhere. There are a few places that left an impression for not seeing graffiti, we saw none in Singapore, Hong Kong, Brunei, and don’t recall much in Australia or New Zealand. With over a thousand to pick from, here is another installment.
Let’s Call This a Short Story Recently flipping through photographs and trying to put together a slide show I realized that what I was doing would take several hours just to see. While the photographs are great who, in their right mind wants to set through hours of slides? Welcome back to the sixties andContinue reading “Around The World in 130 Seconds”
It’s coming up Spring in Europe and that means it’s Keukenhof time in Amsterdam. For additional information about the Keukenhof click HERE. Open 21 March to 15 May 2019 The Keukenhof is unarguably the largest flower gardens and show in the world For the Official siteContinue reading “Photo Essay – The Keukenhof”
Hoi An Vietnam This quant town is one of the more popular destinations for travelers to Vietnam with its nearness to the city of Da Nang and some new beach resort properties nearby. Hoi An was recognized as a World Heritage Site in December 1999 because of its architecture and history as an ancient trading port. Continue reading “A Wet Day In Hoi An Vietnam”
We’ve been to Europe a number of times and are always drawn to the fantastic castles found in virtually every country. They stand as a substantial reminder of the remarkable history of this region. There’s a tour guide joke about traveling thru Europe called ABC – standing for Another Beautiful Church. Maybe not often asContinue reading “Castles – A Photo Tour”
If you haven’t given much thought to Budapest, Hungary maybe it’s time you did. This city can hold its own against any number of great European cities like Paris, Rome or London. There have been travel moments in our lives that just stay with us because they were so special. Strolling the banks of theContinue reading “Images of Budapest”
Located in Passau, St. Stephen’s Cathedral, is a baroque church dating back to 1688 and dedicated to Saint Stephen, Christianity’s first martyr. The first church was built in 730 AD on the site of the current cathedral. The current cathedral is an impressive baroque structure dominating the center of Passau 328 ft. in length andContinue reading “Passau Cathedral Germany”