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California Trip, 2014: Coit Tower and Filbert Steps in San Francisco

The gallery below features photos of the spectacular views from the top of Coit Tower (six of which were stitched together to form the nearly 360-degree panorama above). Also featured below are the Filbert Steps, which descend Telegraph Hill through

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Seattle Trip, 2019: Downtown Seattle

These photos are from my walks around the downtown area of Seattle. Click on any image to open a gallery. View More Downtown Seattle Photos

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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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California Trip, 2014: San Francisco Bay

These photos are from my various walks along San Francisco Bay, including visits to Telegraph Hill, Fishermans Wharf, and Pier 39. The bay area of the city is a big reason why it is one of my favorite American cities

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Seattle Trip, 2019: Bainbridge Island Ferry

When I was planning my trip to Glacier National Park, the flight home was going to require a layover in one city. I believe the options were Seattle, Denver, or Chicago. I’d always wanted to visit Seattle so I decided

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California Trip, 2014: Around San Francisco

Some miscellaneous photos from my walks around San Francisco, including visits to the ferry marina, city hall, Ghirardelli Square, and the Westfield Mall. Click on any photo to open a gallery. View More Photos This Trip

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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: 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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