The Aachen Cathedral, one of the oldest churches in Germany, and the burial site of Charlemagne, is a Unesco World Heritage site. There are 42 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Germany. Germany is [...]
2017: The Year in Photos GalleryActive Travel, Argentina, Arts and Culture, Belgium, Caribbean, Cuba, Ecuador, Europe, France, Germany, History Travel, Nature and Wildlife, Netherlands, North America, Photo of the Day, South America, Switzerland, Unesco World Heritage Sites, United States
The past year was a bit strange for us as we traveled much less than we usually do. We made it to eight countries (not counting the U.S.) including only one we hadn't been to [...]
We sailed on a Viking River Cruise Rhine cruise from Basel, Switzerland to Amsterdam. The cruise itself, plus the optional shore excursions were great.
Considering Germany's history of lens and camera craftsmanship, it's not surprising to find great photography galleries in Berlin. Berlin’s a city begging to be recognized for something other than its cold war history. [...]
Looking up through the steles to the sky. A view that many never got. The Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe is the official name in English. It's a beautifully somber sculpture [...]
One of the disappointments of visiting towns like Breisach, Germany for a church art freak like me is that so much of Germany was destroyed during World War II.
Time Zones, A Photo Exhibit, Minneapolis, March-July 2017 GalleryAfrica, Asia, Belgium, Canada, Caribbean, China, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Egypt, Europe, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Indonesia, Israel, Japan, Jordan, North America, Photo of the Day, Photography, Poland, South Korea, Spain, Turkey, Unesco World Heritage Sites, United States
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 [...]
Sherry and Vanessa toast to the next challenge: destination unknown. Last year we wrote about a company that calls its competitive European mystery tours “SightDoing” rather than sightseeing. This year, a competitor from [...]
The view of the living room, via one of the many mirrors. The Sans Souci Palace in Potsdam, outside Berlin, was the "getaway" for King Frederick the Great of Prussia. The pressure of [...]
The Riga version of the mythic hero Roland. Roland was a close confidant of the Holy Roman Emperor Charlemagne and died at the Battle of Roncevaux in 778. He was immortalized in the [...]