Monthly Archives: September 2017

Restoring the Templars Castle in Ponferrada

Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway are three European nations that are not part of the EU but are economically tied to all EU nations via the European Economic Area (EEA). Since 1994 these countries have contributed to the welfare of some … Continue reading

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MM 4-21 A View from the Staten Island Ferry

On our way back from our vacation in Spain and Portugal last June we stopped in New York for a few days before we flew back home to California. One day we took the ferry from Manhattan to Staten Island … Continue reading

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Santiago’s Plaza de Cervantes in Monochrome

Leanne is not holding her Monochrome Madness Challenge for a couple of weeks while she travels in Tasmania. But I decided to upload a photo in monochrome anyway. This photo is a shot of the Plaza de Cervantes in Santiago … Continue reading

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Views from the Templars Castle in Ponferrada

We arrived to tour the Templars Castle (Castillo de los Templarios) early one afternoon last May but discovered that they were going to close soon for siesta-time. So we walked around the castle and I took a lot of photos … Continue reading

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MM 4-20 White Mountains Bristlecone Pines

We drove to the Owens Valley in eastern California one day in 1987 and then continued on to the White Mountains east of the valley to see some of the oldest living things on earth: bristlecone pine trees. One of … Continue reading

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