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January 1, 2014

Pictures of the Year

Axl on his throne.

Axl on his throne.

In the spirit of the New Year, I’ve selected an arbitrary set as my favorite pictures of the year.  There’s no particular order to the pictures.  It was hard enough to the trim the possibles to twenty.


September 15, 2012

Wales: Castles and Town Walls of King Edward in Gwynedd

Inside Caernarfon Castle’s walls

Castles and Town Walls of King Edward in Gwynedd” is the UNESCO World Heritage name for a collection of historic sites in North Wales.  In 1986 four castles and their (more…)

Wales: Menai Suspension Bridge

Menai bridge’s eyebar-linked suspension chain

Random discoveries are a staple of our travels.  It typically it happens like this:  Motoring along we come upon a curiosity visible from the road.  A moment of indecision follows.  Do (more…)

April 11, 2012

United Kingdom: London, Alternative Art

An El Mac captured at night on the Alternative London Tour

I have a confession to make; in multiple stops in London I’ve never visited an art museum.  The irony is that in London, a particularly expensive city to visit, many museums offer free entry.  Nevertheless I’ve never managed cross the threshold of one of London’s world-renowned museums.


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