Tag Archives: France

Buffalo, Paris, and Chimney Pots.

Twenty four years ago I stayed at a Holiday Inn Express on Chippewa and Main in Buffalo, NY,  and was intrigued by the adjoining roof top of an early 20th century two-story building, rimmed with tens of classic chimney pots.  Years … Continue reading

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Vincent van Gogh, Greatness and Demise; An Afternoon in Auvers, France, 2012

  A flashback to an experience we shared on vacation two years ago. Short on time? Just browse the images and click for full resolution.  This post contains nine images. As one of history’s creative luminaries, Vincent van Gogh, the Dutch post-impressionist painter, … Continue reading

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D-Day – Normandy Beach – 70 Years Later

June 6th 2014 marks the 70th anniversary of the beginning of the liberation leading to the end of World War Two. On the northern coastline of France in Normandy, nearly 4500 Allied troops lost their lives this first day among 12,000 casualties, – 2000 … Continue reading

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Living High, atop the Eiffel Tower

Please click on the images for full size view        While in Paris last fall I really enjoyed going to the top of the Eiffel Tower. Gustave Eiffel is credited with overseeing the design, and building of this … Continue reading

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