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Eurotrip 2014, Part 6: And Now for Something Completely Different…

July 3, 2014: Today was the day around which I had planned my entire two-week trip: the Monty Python reunion concert. But first, I toured the Tower of London and walked across the Tower Bridge. The day began with a

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Eurotrip 2014, Part 5: Bath and Stonehenge

July 2, 2014: After spending a couple of days in London and a day in Paris, it was finally time to explore some of the English countryside via a tour of Bath and Stonehenge. This was my second of several

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Eurotrip 2014, Part 3: Doing the London Tourist Thing

June 30, 2014: My first full day in London began late in the morning after allowing myself to sleep in (I needed to recharge the batteries after being awake for most of 32 hours). Today was the day I had set

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Eurotrip 2014, Part 2: Touchdown in London and a View from the Shard

June 28–29, 2014: The day of my trip had finally arrived. I kissed Jen and Heidi goodbye and hopped on a train to Newark for my 10 p.m. flight. I was a little concerned that they had shut down the

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Eurotrip 2014, Part 1: Planning a Trip Across the Pond

My summer trip to Europe last year began on a whim. I hadn’t been planning on taking a big trip in 2014, but then Monty Python decided to reunite for a series of live shows at the O2 in London.

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Photo of the Day: Feeding Pigeons in Amsterdam

During my stay in Amsterdam this summer I took a long walk from my hotel into the city center, eventually finding myself in Dam Square, which was packed with people and pigeons. I noticed that some folks were letting the

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Scotland Panoramas

I’ve been home from my Eurotrip for nearly two months now and I’m still busy culling and processing all of my photos (it takes a long time to whittle over 2,000 photos down to around 1,000!), so it will be a while before

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Photo of the Day: Leeds Castle Peacock

During my visit to Leeds Castle in England I happened upon this peacock roaming the grounds. I followed it for a bit and eventually it sat down, almost as if posing for me. You can view more featured photos at

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Photo of the Day: Canterbury Cathedral in HDR

This HDR image of the cathedral in Canterbury, England is a composite of two separate photos taken from roughly the same angle. My first photo had underexposed the foreground arch, so I took another one with flash, but this slightly

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Photo of the Day: Edinburgh Flower

I took this a couple of weeks ago during my visit to Edinburgh Castle in Scotland. You can view more featured photos at my Photo of the Day Collection.

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Angel Canyon, Utah - August, 2018 Shot during my visit to Best Friends Animal Sanctuary. #americansouthwest #angelcanyon #bestfriendsanimalsanctuary #landscapes #mountains #roadtrips #scenery #Travel #utah
Angel Canyon, Utah - August, 2018 Shot during my visit to Best Friends Animal Sanctuary. #americansouthwest #angelcanyon #bestfriendsanimalsanctuary #landscapes #mountains #roadtrips #scenery #Travel #utah
Angel Canyon, Utah - August, 2018 These photos are from my downtime at the Best Friends Animal Sanctuary in Utah, where I volunteered in Dogtown (you can also volunteer with cats, horses, pigs, bunnies, etc.). It was a rewarding experience; I would love to return one day. When I wasn’t volunteering, I explored the Angel Canyon area, where Best Friends is located. Unfortunately it was a mostly rainy couple of days and I wasn’t able to explore the majority of the canyon as the roads were closed for flooding, but I still managed to get a few decent shots. #americansouthwest #angelcanyon #bestfriendsanimalsanctuary #landscapes #mountains #roadtrips #scenery #Travel #utah
Luray, Virginia - October, 2018 A hammock between two trees casting long shadows on the grounds of the farmhouse we rented this past fall in the Shenandoah Valley. #farmhouse #landscapes #Luray #nature #NorthAmerica #Photography #roadtrips #scenery #ShenandoahValley #Travel #UnitedStates #Virginia #luraymodern
Luray, Virginia - October, 2018 A babbling brook on the grounds of the farmhouse we rented this past fall in the Shenandoah Valley. #brooks #Luray #nature #NorthAmerica #Photography #roadtrips #scenery #ShenandoahValley #streams #Travel #UnitedStates #Virginia #luraymodern
Luray, Virginia - October, 2018 This is the charming farmhouse we rented in the town of Luray in the Shenandoah Valley this past fall. The grounds and interior were beautiful; I could totally get used to living like that, though the location was a little too remote for my wife’s taste. I, on the other hand, loved the privacy, and we both dug the feeling of staying in a historic place while still enjoying modern amenities. I would definitely recommend the farmhouse if you’re planning a trip to the area. Just do a google search for “luray modern farmhouse.” . #farmhouse #landscapes #Luray #nature #NorthAmerica #Photography #roadtrips #scenery #ShenandoahValley #Travel #UnitedStates #Virginia #luraymodern
London, England - February, 2016 This photo was taken during my walk through St. James Park, which is located near Buckingham Palace. #architecture #lakes #england #europe #landscapes #london #Photography #St.JamesPark #Travel #unitedkingdom
London, England - February, 2016 Buckingham Palace #architecture #buckinghampalace #england #europe #historicbuildings #landscapes #london #palaces #Photography #Travel #unitedkingdom
London, England - February, 2016 Admiralty House. #AdmiraltyHouse #architecture #england #europe #historicbuildings #HorseGuardsParade #landscapes #london #Photography #Travel #unitedkingdom
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Fundy National Park, Canada - August, 2016 Moss-covered stream. #bayoffundy #Canada #fundynationalpark #hiking #landscapes #maritimeprovinces #maritimes #newbrunswick #Photography #roadtrips #streams
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Bruges, Belgium - July, 2014 The main canal. #architecture #belgium #bruges #canals #cities #europe #historicbuildings #landscapes #Photography
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