Weekly Photo Challenge – Happy #2 -Victoria, the City of Gardens

This is my second entry of this week’s Weekly Photo Challenge: Happy One of my recent “delights” was to re-visit Victoria, the capital city of British Columbia, during a cruise to Alaska.  This cruise was planned to be a family reunion.  Victoria was the last stop before we headed back to Seattle.  As there were only…

I have seen them all! But when will they meet again?

Asian Art Museum, San Francisco        Louvre,  Paris    The Porch of the Caryatids, Athens Some years ago, at the Asian Art Museum (AAM) in San Francisco,  I saw this Cheekpiece of a horse bridle in the form of a fantastic creature, 1000 to 650 BCE, Iran, bronze . I was fascinated after reading…

Weekly Photo Challenge – Mine

This is “My Glass of Elelweiss Beer – Mine!” I never like beer. I don’t like its bitterness. But this was mine, my glass of beer that I liked. I was having a fun trip to SALZBURG. My friend and I enjoyed very much the music and Sound of Music tour. We asked the guide…

Weekly Travel Theme – Foliage

This picture was taken in September, 2012, when we took in an Alaska Cruise. It was an excursion on a forty-mile roundtrip train ride that climbed from tidewater at Skagway, Alaska, to the Summit of the White Pass, a 2,865 foot rise in elevation.  We experienced a breathtaking panorama of mountains, glaciers, gorges, waterfalls, tunnels, trestles, beautiful foliage and…

Weekly Photo Challenge – Solitary – A Solitary Singer

This is my second post on Solitary. The title of this picture is: The Solitary Singer The photo was taken in September 2012 on a cruise ship. The singer had a wonderful voice, and the music she chose was beautiful. The background was a big screen showing a video of beautiful places. Her singing attracted…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Solitary

Title of this picture: ” the backpack – the solitary traveler” Picture taken at Washington D.C. Why is this backpack here? Where is the owner of the backpack? Is he a traveler who travels by himself? Is he taking a photo of the Washington Monument and just putting down the backpack because it is heavy? But…