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Our European Vacation: Along the Seine

Our first full day in Paris, we spent a good part of it walking along the Seine to get a feel for the city. Many bridges cross the river as it winds through the city. Near the Eiffel Tower, we … Continue reading

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Our European Vacation: The Eiffel Tower

Two weeks ago, we had just arrived in a city in the land of universal health care and amazing public transportation, also known as Paris, France. Yesterday, we returned home to Seattle. Already it is becoming to seem slightly unreal, … Continue reading

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San Francisco Photo Album

ARCHITECTURE Church, now dwarfed by skyscrapers The old and the new Cool architecture LANDMARKS The Golden Gate Bridge, shrouded in fog — of course Coit Tower and the Transamerica Building Alcatraz JAPANESE TEA GARDEN Koi Heron statues OTHER STUFF A … Continue reading

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Souvenirs

When Tim and I travel these days, we generally don’t make any particular effort to come home with souvenirs. We have enough mugs and refrigerator magnets and shot glasses, and I don’t collect spoons or knickknacks. Although I have been … Continue reading

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Vancouver BC — a short photo tour of the West End

Near our hotel in the West End, a group of statues called “A-maze-ing Laughter” by Yue Minjun. Rooftop garden, complete with large tree. One of several “Inukshuk” sculptures. A beach full of small cairns An AIDS memorial Fountain in front … Continue reading

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