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Seattle Trip, 2019: A Bird’s Eye View

On one of Seattle’s infamous rainy days I decided to engage in some indoor activities, including an elevator ride to the Sky View Observatory of Columbia Center, the tallest building in Washington. The observation deck offers great views of the

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London Trip, 2016: Chinatown and the West End at Night

A few night shots taken around London’s Chinatown and West End in February, 2016. Click on any photo to open up a gallery. View More Photos This Trip

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London Trip, 2016: Carnaby Market and Picadilly Circus

A few photos from the Carnaby pedestrian shopping market and Picadilly Circus (London’s version of Times Square), shot during my brief visit to London in February, 2016 for my sister-in-law’s wedding. Click on any photo to open up a gallery.

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London Trip, 2016: Buckingham Palace and St. James Park

Back in February of 2016, my wife Jen and I traveled to London for her sister’s wedding. Unfortunately, I fell deathly ill on the second night, forcing us to cancel a planned excursion to Bath. I had already visited Bath

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Eurotrip 2014, Part 18: In Bruges (Briefly)

At long, long last, I’m sharing the final chapter of my 2014 Eurotrip, nearly three years after the previous installment. I suppose that I delayed this entry for so long because of how disappointing the day was. I had originally

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American Northwest Trip, 2017: Grand Teton Historic Buildings

There are numerous historic buildings located throughout Grand Teton National Park. Here are some shots I took of the iconic homesteads along Mormon Row, as well as a few photos of the Chapel of the Transfiguration. Click on any photo

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American Northwest Trip, 2017: Portland Waterfront

Photos from my walk along the Portland waterfront, as well as my ride on the Portland Aerial Tram, which carries passengers between the waterfront district and Marquam Hill. I also included a few photos of Portland viewed from high up

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American Northwest Trip, 2017: Portland Japanese Garden

Here are some photos from my hike up to Washington Park in Portland, Oregon to visit the Japanese Garden last summer. It was a long uphill walk to the park, and then again to the garden, but it was worth

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American Northwest Trip, 2017: Downtown Portland

Last summer I stayed in Portland for four days as part of my two-week eclipse trip. These photos are from my walks around downtown. Fans of Portlandia may notice some landmarks from the show, such as the Portland Theater and

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Photo of the Day: Looking Down on Edinburgh

During my July visit to Edinburgh two years ago I decided to take a sunset hike up to Calton Hill (which is around 10:30 p.m. that time of year). Once you get to the top you are rewarded with breathtaking

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