Category Archives: Architecture

St Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City

On our way home from vacationing in Spain and Portugal last year we stopped for four days in New York City before flying back to California. On one of those days my wife decided to do some shopping in the … Continue reading

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The New Guam Museum, Part One

The Guam Museum was still under construction when we last visited Guam in 2015. It opened a year later. One of the highlights of our trip this year was our visit to the new museum which is named after one … Continue reading

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MM 214 Grand Central Station

I sent this photo to Leanne Cole a couple of weeks ago for her Monochrome Madness 214 but then forgot to upload my WordPress post before going on vacation. Well, we’re now back from our recent trip to Guam and … Continue reading

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MM 201 The View from Belem Tower

We explored Lisbon’s historical Belem district one day during our stay in Portugal in 2010 and toured the Belem Tower (Torre de Belem), a 16th century fort on the Tagus River not far from the Discoveries Monument. It is also … Continue reading

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MM 200 Honolulu Hotel

We stayed at the Hyatt Place on Paoakalani Avenue during our one-week stay in Hawaii in 2015. My entry for this week’s Monochrome Madness Challenge is a close-up shot of the hotel directly across the street from us.

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MM 198 More Photos of Santa Clara

I selected another photo from our trip to Santa Clara a couple of weeks ago for this week’s Monochrome Madness Challenge. We came across this building shortly after our visit to Mission Santa Clara when we continued our tour of … Continue reading

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MM 197 Missions in Monochrome: Mission Santa Clara

Our granddaughter Lia is currently in the fourth grade and is studying California Missions. Her brother Tyler is a high school sophomore who has been receiving lots of inquiries from colleges all over the country because of his recent high … Continue reading

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