Category Archives: HISTORICAL

TRIBUTE TO GAUDI

No trip to Barcelona is complete without visiting the architectural legacy of the city’s most famous genius, Antoni Gaudi (1852 – 1926). Gaudí’s work was influenced by his passions in life: architecture, nature, and religion. Gaudí considered every detail of … Continue reading

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LONDON MISCELLANY

 Some odd shots from my recent London visit. LONDON EYE THE “CITY” AT NIGHT  SHIT HOUSE TO PENTHOUSE Frenetic construction activity near the Olympic Park as builders try to cope with housing demand. SOUP KITCHEN FOR THE JEWISH POOR, BRUNE … Continue reading

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HMS BELFAST

 Remembrance Day, 2016. POOL OF LONDON The indomitable HMS BELFAST rides at anchor in the Pool of London with Tower Bridge in the background.  The Belfast has been a must see tourist attraction for several decades now. HMS BELFAST The … Continue reading

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LONDON BRIDGES

 A recent visit to London allowed the opportunity to explore a few of London’s bridges. MILLENIUM BRIDGE WITH ST. PAUL’S IN BACKGROUND   MILLENIUM BRIDGE  MILLENIUM BRIDGE AT LOW TIDE WITH GLOBE THEATRE IN BACKGROUND LONDON BRIDGE ALCOVE, VICTORIA PARK … Continue reading

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INCA TRAIL TREK

My new photobook, INCA TRAIL TREK,  is now available for preview. An initial preview is available here.

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THE KISS

Greta Zimmer Friedman has died at the age of 92.  She was the subject in perhaps one of the most iconic photos of the last century. THE KISS Statue of the “Kiss” in Sarasota, Florida.  

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MACHU PICCHU RUINS

 More images from my recent trip. MACHU PICCHU RUINS  

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PERUVIAN PANORAMAS

Some panorama images from my recent expedition to Peru. INCA TERRACE, PISAC, SACRED VALLEY AGRICULTURAL TERRACE Major food source for Machu Picchu which is a three day hike up the mountain. CAMPSITE THREE Last rest stop before final push up … Continue reading

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INCA TRAIL TREK

I survive the Inca Trail trek to the lost city of Machu Picchu!!  Did I flinch before Dead Woman’s Pass (elevation 13, 700 ft). Hell, no!! Did I crumble on the ancient stone staircase they now call the “Gringo Killer“. … Continue reading

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BOEHM’S CHAPEL ANNIVERSARY

 Today is the 225th anniversary of the Boehm’s Chapel in Willow Street, Pennsylvania. The Chapel is the fourth most historically significant centre of Methodism in America. The Chapel was built on land donated by my Boehm ancestors who had received … Continue reading

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