Monthly Archives: January 2018

MM 194 One World Trade Center

We visited the 9-11 Memorial during our stay in New York last June and I took several pictures of most of the buildings in the area, including this one which will be my entry for  this week’s Monochrome Madness Challenge.

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MM 193 The Empire State Building in NYC

I guess I’ll stay with Manhattan skyscrapers for at least one more week of my Monochrome Madness Challenge entries. I took this shot from one of the balconies of a Raymond Hood Suite on an upper floor of the Bryant … Continue reading

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MM 4-36 New York City’s Chrysler Building

For this week’s Monochrome Madness Challenge I have another shot of a Manhattan skyscraper from our trip to New York last June. This one is of the venerable Chrysler Building, once known as the tallest building in the world.

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The Blue Tiles of Porto, Part Two: Sao Bento

There are many ways of getting to Porto. You can take a boat down the Douro River. You can fly in to Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport from places such as London, Paris, Geneva, Lisbon or Madrid. You can drive your own … Continue reading

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The Blue Tiles of Porto, Part One

We saw them everywhere we looked when we visited Lisbon in Portugal and Granada in Spain in 2010 and we saw them again when we visited Porto last Spring: blue and white tiles called azulejos on the walls of churches, … Continue reading

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MM 4-35 A Manhattan Skyscraper

We walked through Central Park one day during our four-day stay in New York City last June and then on our way toward 5th Avenue and our hotel we turned left from Central Park South to West 58th Street and … Continue reading

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