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SELECTIONS FROM EUROPE (1987-2008) & "THE STATES"
PLUS OTHER STUFF

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Places lived
                in the US

EUROPE

GREECE


1989 2001
2003 2008
MAINLAND

NAM - Zeus_Pos
Athens
Statue of Zeus (or maybe
Poseidon) in the National
Archaeological Museum.
Athens - Pnyx
Athens
Hill of the Pnyx, where the
Athenian democratic
assemblies were held.
Athens - Caryatids
Athens
Porch of the Caryatids, attached
to the Erechtheion on the
Acropolis.
Athens - Stadium
Athens
Stadium that hosted the first
Modern Olympics in 1896.

Athens - Sentry
Athens
Sentry in a traditional uniform at
the Tomb of the Unknown
Soldier.

Athens - Performers
Athens
Performers on Ermou Street,
near Syntagma Square.

Delphi - View
Delphi
View from above the theater at
Delphi into the valley below.

Delphi - Tholos
Delphi
The Tholos at Delphi.


Delphi - Apollo
Delphi
The Temple of Apollo in the
sanctuary area at Delphi.

Olympus - Gorge
Litochoro / Olympus
Looking up the Enipeas Gorge
toward Mount Olympus.

Olympus - Mules
Olympus
Mules making a routine delivery
of supplies to Refuge "A" on the
slopes of Mount Olympus.

Olympus - Refuge A
Olympus
Refuge "A", at 2100 meters
(6900 ft) elevation, has beds
and food for 110 climbers/hikers.
Olympus - Sign
Olympus
Sign on Skala Peak directing
hikers/climbers to the peaks,
Mytikas and Skolio.
Olympus - Mytikas
Olympus
Mytikas (2918 m, 9571 ft), the
highest peak on Mount
Olympus, viewed from Skala.
Olympus - Climbers
Olympus
Zoom of previous photo showing
hikers/climbers ascending
Mytikas.
Patras - Bridge
Patras
Rio-Antirrio Bridge, connecting
Patras to the northern Greek
Mainland.
Gythion - Ship
Gythion
Ship used for drug smuggling
run aground near Gythion in
the Peloponnese.

ISLANDS

Mykonos - Harbor
Mykonos
The old harbor at Mykonos.


Mykonos - Windmills
Mykonos
Picturesque windmills on the
island of Mykonos.

Delos - Terrace
Mykonos / Delos
Terrace of the Lions on Delos.
There were originally between
nine and fourteen lions.
Delos - Bacchus
Mykonos / Delos
The Sanctuary of Bacchus. The
objects on top of the pillars are
exactly what you think they are.
Aegean Sunrise
Aegean Sea
Sunrise viewed from an
overnight ferry on the way to the
island of Santorini.

Santorini - Thira town
Santorini
The town of Thira perched on a
cliff overlooking the caldera at
Santorini.
Santorini - View South
Santorini
View south from Thira town over
the caldera toward the ancient
ruins of Akrotiri.
Santorini - View North
Santorini
View north from Thira town with
the town of Oia in the distance.

Santorini - Akrotiri
Santorini
The ruins of Akrotiri, buried by a
volcanic eruption in the 17th
Century BC.
Santorini - Ash
Santorini
Cross-section of the volcanic ash
layer produced by an eruption
of the Santorini volcano.
Sitia - Pelican
Crete
One of the local celebrities in
the town of Sitia, in eastern
Crete.

ITALY


1987 1989
2001 2003
2008

ROME

Rome - SPQR
Rome
SPQR, "The Senate and People
of Rome", may be seen
throughout the Eternal City.
Rome - Trevi
Rome
Trevi Fountain. According to
legend, if you toss in a coin
you will return to Rome.
Rome - Bocca
Rome
La Bocca della Verità (Mouth
of Truth) at the Basilica di
Santa Maria in Cosmedin.
Rome - Moses
Rome
Michelangelo's Moses in the
Church of St. Peter in Chains.
(Note the "horns".)
Rome - Lateran
Rome
Basilica of St. John Lateran, the
Pope's cathedral as Bishop of
Rome.

Rome - Sant'Angelo
Rome
Castel Sant'Angelo and Ponte
Sant'Angelo, the Castle and
Bridge of the Angels.
Rome - StPeters
Rome
St. Peter's Basilica


Rome - StPtr View
Rome
View from the dome of St.
Peter's, looking east toward St.
Peter's Square.
Rome - Pieta
Rome
Michelangelo's Pietà, inside St.
Peter's Basilica.

Rome - swiss Guard
Rome
The Swiss Guard, the traditional
protectors of the Pope and the
College of Cardinals since 1506.
Rome - Pantheon
Rome
The Pantheon, a temple to all
gods, built during the reign of
the Emperor Hadrian.

Rome - Pantheon Interior
Rome
The interior of the Pantheon.


Rome - Marcus Aurelius
Rome
Column of Marcus Aurelius, with
detail of the carving encircling
the column.
Rome - Colosseum
Rome
The Flavian Amphitheater,
otherwise known as the
Colosseum.
Rome - Arch
Rome
The Arch of Constantine, next
to the Colosseum and the
Roman Forum.
Rome - Constantine Head
Rome
The head from a statue of the
Emperor Constantine in the
Capitoline Museums.
Rome - Nero
Rome
Pillar outside the Golden House
of Nero, depicting the emperor
himself.

Rome - Circus Maximus
Rome
Four modern-day "charioteers"
 taking a lap around what
remains of Circus Maximus.
Rome - Wall
Rome
A section of the Aurelian Wall,
built in the late 3rd Century AD.

Rome - Appian
Rome
A surviving section of the
Appian Way south of the city. It
ran from Rome to Brindisi.
Rome - Aqueduct
Rome
One of the aqueducts that
brought water into ancient
Rome.



OTHER

LOCATIONS

Orvieto - Bas Relief
Orvieto
Bas-relief carvings depicting
Bible stories on the Duomo in
Orvieto.
Pompeii - Forum
Pompeii
The forum at Pompeii, with
Mount Vesuvius in the
background.
Pompeii - Bakery
Pompeii
A bakery in Pompeii, complete
with ovens and grinding mills.

Pompeii - Priapus
Pompeii
A fresco of the demi-god
Priapus in the entryway of the
House of the Vettii.
Pisa - Tower
Pisa
The Leaning Tower next to the
Duomo in Pisa.


Pisa - Arno River
Pisa
The Arno River as it passes
through Pisa.

Firenze - Lion
Firenze (Florence)
Lion in an outdoor display in a
courtyard of the Uffizi Galleria.

Bombsight
"Bombsight"
A  type of toilet found in parts
of southern Europe.

Ravenna - St Peter
Ravenna
Mosaic of St. Peter in the
Basilica of San Vitale.

Ravenna - Baptism
Ravenna
Mosaic in the Baptistery of Neon
depicting the baptism of Jesus.
It dates to the 5th Century.
Venice - Canal
Venice
The Grand Canal in Venice.



Venice - Gondola
Venice
Closeup of a gondola on the
Grand Canal. The gondolier is
wearing traditional garb.
Venice - Eurostars
Venice
Eurostars (high-speed trains) at
the Stazione Santa Lucia in
Venice.
Milan - Duomo
Milan
The Duomo in Milan, the
second largest church in Italy
(after St. Peter's).
Milan - Spires
Milan
Each spire on Milan's Duomo is
topped by a different statue.




FRANCE


1987 1989
2003
Vierville - Sign
Normandy (Omaha)
Sign on Omaha Beach denoting
the dividing line between sectors
Dog Green and Dog White.
Colleville - Cemetery
Normandy (Omaha)
American Cemetery above
Omaha Beach at
Colleville-sur-Mer.

Pointe du Hoc
Normandy
View from Pointe du Hoc,
located between Omaha and
Utah Beaches.

Longues-sur-Mer
Normandy (Gold)
German gun battery at
Longues-sur-Mer, a few km west
of Arromanches and Gold Beach.

Arromanche - Mulberry
Normandy (Gold)
"Phoenix" cassions remaining
from the Mulberry harbor
constructed at Arromanches.

Pegasus Bridge
Normandy (Sword)
The original Pegasus Bridge at
Benouville; it's now a museum
piece.

Benouville - Cafe
Normandy (Sword)
Café Gondrée, at the end of
Pegasus Bridge, was the first
building liberated on D-Day.
Oradour-sur-Glane
Oradour-sur-Glane
Most of the population (> 600)
was killed and the town burned
by the SS on June 10, 1944.
Oradour - Church Ext
Oradour-sur-Glane
Church where 452 women and
children were killed by soldiers
of the 2nd SS Panzer Division.
Oradour - Church
Oradour-sur-Glane
Interior of the church.

Oradour - Sign
Oradour-sur_Glane
Burned-out buildings are
labeled with the name of the
former resident.
Oradour - Autos
Oradour-sur-Glane
Burned-out automobiles next to
a burned-out wall.

Chartres - West Door
Chartres
Carvings over the west (main)
door of Chartres Cathedral.

Chartres - Gargoyle
Chartres
Gargoyle near the top of the
north tower of Chartres
Cathedral.

Carcassonne
Carcassonne
Fortified medieval hilltop city
(La Cité) of Carcassonne.

Pont du Gard
Nimes / Pont du Gard
Pont du Gard is a Roman
aqueduct over the Gardon
River, 20 km NE of Nimes.

Cannes - Hotel Carlton
Cannes
The Hotel Carlton in Cannes.


Cannes - Lighthouse
Cannes
Lighthouse at Cannes.





ENGLAND



Globe Theater
London
  Replica of Shakespeare's
  Globe Theater, about 400
meters from the original site.

London - Westminster
London
Westminster Abbey, coronation
and burial site for British royalty.

London - Crapper
London
Hot water faucet in the
Montague Hotel installed by
Thomas Crapper & Co.
Brighton - Pub
Brighton
A pub in Brighton.
I don't explain them...
I just shoot the photos.
Newhaven - Lighthouse
Brighton / Newhaven
Lighthouse and breakwater at
the entrance to Newhaven
Harbor.


1987 1989
2003
Salisbury - Stonehenge
Salisbury Plain
Stonehenge is a prehistoric
monument dating to the 3rd
Millenium BC.
Salisbury - Cathedral
Salisbury
Salisbury Cathedral, the highest
church steeple in England.

Salisbury - Column
Salisbury
Use of a steeple taller than that
designed resulted in bending of
cathedral support columns.




SPAIN


2003
Girona - Street
Girona
Winding, narrow street in the
old section of the Catalonian
town of Girona.

Barcelona - Kansas
Barcelona
Kansas?


Loarre - Castillo
Loarre
Castillo de Loarre, north of
Zaragoza and Huesca, dates
from the 11th-13th Century.
Grenada - Pool
Grenada
Reflecting pool inside the
Alhambra.






OTHERS
Fussen - Schloss
Germany
Schloß Neuschwanstein, near
Füssen, was built by Ludwig II of
Bavaria.
Dachau - NML
Germany
Dachau Concentration Camp.
No Man's Land.

Prague - Tyn Church
Czech Republic
The Tyn Church, in Old Town
Prague.

Prague - CreamDream
Czech Republic
Ice cream and booze in Old
Town Prague.

Switzerland - Eiger
Switzerland
North face of the Eiger.
Monch is on the far right.

Lauterbrunnen
Switzerland
The Lauterbrunnen Valley, a
prototypical glacial valley.


Monasterboice - Cross
Ireland
Irish cross in a cemetery at
Monasterboice.

IR -
                Guinness
Ireland
For some people it's Jerusalem
 or Mecca or Rome.
For others...

Sagres - Coast
Portugal
Coastline at the "End of the
World" in southwest Portugal
near Sagres.
Gibraltar
                - Rock
Gibraltar
Hazy day at the Rock.

Gibraltar - Runway
Gibraltar
The only way to enter Gibraltar
by land is by crossing an active
international airport runway.



USA


Methodist Church in Bodie
California
Methodist church in the old
mining town of Bodie


Rainbow on 395
California
Rainbow and virga on Hwy 395,
just north of Bridgeport

Clouds and Sunset
California
Clouds at sunset, from
Monitor Pass









CA - Vasquez Rocks
California
Vasquez Rocks, near Los
Angeles. Used as a movie and
TV backdrop.

FL - Gator Sign
Florida
Self-explanatory sign seen in
  Brevard County, Florida.

MS - Vicksburg Cannon
Mississippi
Cannon at Vicksburg National
Battlefield.

MO -
                Bourbon
Missouri
Water(?) tower on I-44
southwest of St. Louis.

MT - Missouri River
Montana
Near the headwaters of the
Missouri River in western
Montana.
NE - Chimney Rock
Nebraska
Chimney Rock, a famous
landmark for emigrants
traveling the Oregon Trail.

NM - Bathtub Row
New Mexico
Bathtub Row was home to the
top Manhattan Project scientists
at Los Alamos.
NM - Lamy RR
New Mexico
The railroad station at Lamy,
the arrival point for many
Manhattan Project personnel.
NM - McDonald
New Mexico
The McDonald Ranch House,
where the core for the first
atomic bomb was assembled.
NM - Trinitite
New Mexico
Pieces of trinitite, formed as a
result of the first atomic bomb
test at Trinity Site.
NM - White Sands
New Mexico
Large dune at White Sands
National Monument.

NM -
                Roswell Arby's
New Mexico
An Arby's in Roswell.



UT - Monument Valley
Utah
Three "monuments" in
Monument Valley. The two on
the left are "The Mittens".
UT - Wilson Arch
Utah
View through Wilson Arch, just
south of Arches National Park.

WY - Tetons
Wyoming
Grand Teton National Park:
Left, Grand Teton
Far Right, Mt. Moran
WY - Devils Tower
Wyoming
Devil's Tower, in northeast
Wyoming.

WY - Guernsey
Wyoming
Ruts worn into the rock by
wagons on the Oregon
Trail, near Guernsey.
WY - Register Cliff
Wyoming
Name carved into Register Cliff
by an Oregon Trail emigrant in
1850. (Note the backwards "N")


OTHER STUFF


PERSONAL
CA -
                Big Rock
Rock Climbing, 1987
Leading a 5.8 on Big Rock,
at Lake Perris, near
Riverside, California.
CA - Alpha
Alfa Romeo

My 1986 Alfa Romeo
"Graduate",  a cheaper version
of the "Spider".
Olympus - Group
On Mount Olympus
On Skala Peak in 2001, with
Skolio Peak in the background.







ANIMALS
Sandhill Cranes
Sandhill Cranes
Year-round residents in parts of
Florida, especially golf courses
and other open areas.
Great Egret
Great Egret
Another resident of Florida.


Littlke Egret
Little Egret
The Great Egret's smaller
cousin.

White Ibis
White Ibis
Another golf course denizen.


Little Blue Heron
Little Blue Heron
Along the Indian River.


Pileated Woodpecker
Pileated Woodpecker
Female



Mottled Ducks
Mottled Ducks
Also known as Florida Mallards.

Snake
Southern Black Racer

looking for...

Lizard
Brown Anole
 
[Invader species]
...a snack.

Frog
Cuban Tree Frog
[Invader species]


Squirrel
Eastern Gray Squirrel
What are you lookin' at?




Lake Erie Water Snake
Lake Erie Water Snake
The Federal Government has
designated the LEWS as a
threatened species.

Great Blue Heron having lunch.
Great Blue Heron
Having a LEWS for lunch is
probably a violation of the
Endangered Species Act.
Snow Bunny
Snow Bunny
From Colorado. Possibly a
Mountain Cottontail or Eastern
Cottontail
.
Mule Deer
Mule Deer
Grand Teton National Park,
Wyoming.




Gopher Snake
Gopher Snake
Non-poisonous


Golden Mantled Ground Squirrel
Golden Mantled
Ground Squirrel

On the summit of Freel Peak, California
Wild Horses
Wild Horses
Near the petroglyphs at
Lagomarsino, Nevada

Ants on
                Sunflower
Ants









Last Update: 11 May 2014