May 25, 2017

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gruuthuse-museum-sign

Forbidden Photography – A Tale of Travel Temptation

I know I shouldn’t have done it but I couldn’t help myself. Climbing the old stone staircase to the second floor of the Gruuthuse Museum in Brugge, Belgium, I am struck by the sunlight streaming through the nearby stained glass window, landing on the steps in a cascade of color. In only a moment I am utterly entranced. I want… [Keep reading…]

 
los-angeles-from-mulholland

So Long, Los Angeles

I’ve left Los Angeles now, and I’m heading north along California Route 1, also known as the iconic Pacific Coast Highway. Although I’m excited for what lies ahead, I can’t help but think back to the three amazing days I spent in L.A.

 
Christmas Shop, Edinburgh

Up, Down, and Around Edinburgh’s Old Town

It’s been said that Edinburgh is the most beautiful city in Europe but until I got there, I didn’t believe it. It’s not that I expected Edinburgh to be unimpressive. It’s just that cities like Paris and Rome are usually on the receiving end of such accolades and, well, I hadn’t even heard of Edinburgh being beautiful until I started… [Keep reading…]

 
overlooking-glasgow

A Date with the Dead at the Glasgow Necropolis

Of all the things to do in Glasgow, the Glasgow Necropolis was my favorite attraction, hands down. They call it the “City of the Dead” and it really is like a city unto itself. The inhabitants just happen to be–well–deceased.

 
Linlithgow, Scotland

The Truth About Scotland

I’ve loved photography for as long as I can remember. The very first thing I bought with my own money years and years ago was a flourescent orange Vivitar Brites 110 camera. You know, the ones with the film that looked like a tiny pair of binoculars? (if you don’t remember 110 cameras and film, you’re not even old enough… [Keep reading…]