Category Archives: City

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 be 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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Getting Acquainted With Venice

I have to say our concerns about Venice were overwrought, and you should consider this.  How, we thought, could we possibly stay in Venice.  The place is so popular and so compact, hotel accommodations will be either non-existent or else … Continue reading

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Colorful Burano

Another post resuscitated from a previous travel story. In the northern part of the Venetian Lagoon, the island of Burano offers a different aspect of life in Venice.  Landing at the foot of Via Marcello after a ferry boat ride … Continue reading

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New York City Scape

I first visited New York City when the USS Randolph docked there in 1960. Eventually I went to work for a company that had systems installed at various locations in Manhattan, and I would sometimes spend days at a time … Continue reading

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