Category Archives: City

Take the last train from Strasbourg…

And I’ll meet you at the station. Yeah, I don’t think those are the actual words. Nevertheless, on Monday we went to Strasbourg, and we took the train. It’s maybe 40 miles as the crow flies from Freiburg in Germany … Continue reading

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Freiburg Day Off

The idea was to spend some time in Germany, which we had never visited before. And we had a few weeks to spare. I figured some out of the way places, and Barbara was keen seeing the Black Forest region. … Continue reading

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Brussels Photo Gallery

My thinking was Brussels would be like going to Dallas, but flatter. It turns out Dallas needs to loosen up if it’s going to challenge Brussels for excitement. Here are some photos collected one day during a walk about. Buying … Continue reading

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Trouble in the City

I always pictured Brussels to be a laid back, lowlands town. Who would have known there was that much excitement going on? Walking around the streets, checking out the shops, grabbing a beer and some food, the place was definitely … Continue reading

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Paris Nights

Whenever I go somewhere I make an attempt to capture a night time setting. Street scenes are interesting, especially with time exposures. Car lights make streaks, and pedestrians become blurs as they walk through the frame. Here are a few … Continue reading

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Les Crepes de Paris

Yesterday I posted a story about walking around Paris, and it included stopping at a creperie and ordering fresh crepes. And those were good. They were made with cheese filling, and we figured that would be it for us. We … Continue reading

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Florence Streets

I probably should look it up, but I think that “Florence” may┬ábe an Italian word that means “tan stucco.” Or maybe it’s just something in the city’s building codes. I’ve been here a couple of times, and I always arrived … Continue reading

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