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Palace of Fine Arts

The Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco was constructed for the 1915 Panama-Pacific Exposition.  It was rebuilt in 1965 and 2009.

In this place, I saw birds flying, delighted and freezing tourists (yes, the temperature was freezing last December 2013 when we visited) and some couples kissing.   15 more words

Travel

The Auction of Taj Mahal


This article is part of my Taj Mahal Series

“Henceforth, let the inhabitants of the world be divided into two classes – Them as has seen the Taj Mahal; and them as hasn’t.” …

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Monuments

Panorama

This cat enjoys the view of its lands…

Rome

Drake Cross (aka Prayer Book Cross), Golden Gate Park, San Francisco

Drake Cross (also called Prayer Book Cross), Golden Gate Park.

At work on the great cross

Unveiling of the Drake Monument.

Unveiling of the Drake Cross at Golden Gate Park, 1894. 390 more words

Photographs

Perspective


In the convent at Salem Castle, Lake Constance, Germany, July 2013
Dans le monastère du château de Salem, Lac de Constance, Allemagne, Juillet 2013

Monuments

Apollo

Looking closely at the columns of the Tempio di Apollo, we realize how it should be impressive.

Rome

Ye olde medieval castle (Part 2)

Again, I had no intention of writing a sequel but… we do have a lot of medieval castles!

The castle of Santa Maria da Feira… 194 more words

Portugal