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Time Zones, A Photo Exhibit, Minneapolis, March-July 2017

This is a catalog, of sorts, of my travel photography exhibit at Icebox Gallery in Minneapolis, March 25-July 29, 2017. Hours are Thursday-Friday from 10-6, and Saturdays from 12-5. The gallery is also open by appointment. Call 612.788.1790. If you are in town, please come see it. Check the Icebox website for more information. 1. […]

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What is this, you ask? Dense chestnut mousse, a national dessert dish popular during the holidays. Yum.

Budapest: Stay and Eat

You want our recommendations on where to stay and eat in Budapest? No? Well here they are anyway! And if you’re interested in walking about town between meals, check out these suggestions for your self-guided walking tour. Where to Stay AirBnB Parizsi Street We were happy as clams with our own pad right in the […]

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Our 2015 Travels in 50 Photos

I said the same thing last year, but 2015 was our biggest year in travel yet. Four continents and 16 countries, about 75 cities, 11 United States National Parks, and a score or more Unesco World Heritage sites. We averaged four days per stop, which is not enough, and we’re not going to do that […]

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The circus in Budapest is a daily affair.

Mapping 2015: Highlights and Snapshots

It’s been such a full year I needed to retrace our itinerary to get my head around all that we’ve seen in 2015. Initially, I just wanted to post some random images–previously unpublished–that have stayed with me and could represent this busy year. So I sifted through my photos in Lightroom, and then I referenced […]

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St. Stephen’s Basilica, Budapest

While I was wandering around St. Stephen’s Basilica in Budapest, I found myself thinking of that distinction that some people make between “tourist” and “traveler.” Google it sometime and you’ll see that about 5 million people have written something about it. There are all sorts of theories, but the one that seems to make the […]

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Bakod Puszta Equestrian Center, Kalosca, Hungary

Hungarian Horsemanship

Horses are a pretty big deal in Hungary, especially out on the great fertile plains (puszta) of southern Hungary. On a side trip from our float down the Danube with Viking River Cruises, we visited this horse farm for a display of traditional training of and uses for horses. Horses–and cowboys–have been part of Hungarian […]

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