My Travels

February 17, 2018
Diego Rivera

Hola from Mexico City!

We have been so conditioned in the USA, my home country, to think negatively about Mexico and Mexicans, that even for me, a world traveler, the […]
February 11, 2018
Carneros region of Napa Valley

Mexico City and Lake Chapala here I come

I know that I haven’t been keeping up with my blog but that is about to change.  I will arrive in Mexico City for 4 days […]
November 30, 2017

Last night at the Barbican

My new English musical friend Everton Nelson and Lisa Batiashvili after her performance last night with the BBC Symphony.  Everton was one of our little group […]
November 30, 2017

An astonishing night stricly by coincidence in London.

What an amazing and completely unexpected night I had last night here in London.  My ticket for the BBC Symphony put me in the balcony but […]
November 24, 2017

Black Friday 2017 in London.

It is 12:20 pm here on Whitecross Street, Borough of Islington, often referred to as Shoreditch in the City of London on “Black Friday” but you […]
November 18, 2017

Hello from London

I apologize for the lag between my last post from France and my first post from London, where I have been since Thursday early evening.  I […]
November 13, 2017

Alassio, Italy in the Province of Savona and the Liguria region.

This past Saturday, November 11, 2018 I made the 95 KM (about 57 mile) trip from Menton, France to the lovely Italian resort town of Alassio, […]
November 6, 2017

Menton, France Reflections on lunch yesterday at Restaurant Mirazur.

Restaurant Mirazur is located on the banks of the Mediterranean Sea in the town of Menton, France.  According to one survey, Restaurant Mirazur was rated 4th […]
November 3, 2017

Menton, France November 3, 2017

I arrived in Menton, my “coup de foudre” or love at first sight French village very early this morning-12:10 am actually and spent a pretty good […]
October 30, 2017

Shakespeare and London with a short stint in Menton beforehand.

Hi everyone, I know it has been a while since I posted on my blog.  I have been consumed with becoming a stock photographer and I […]
August 20, 2017

Hello from beautiful Costa Rica

Greetings from San Ramon, Costa Rica.  I arrived here on August 16 to attend the International Living Conference at the Intercontinental Hotel in Escazu just outside […]
June 23, 2017

The Brontes and Haworth, UK.

Haworth, West Riding, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom ( population about 6000) located about 212 miles north of London and about 60 miles north east of Manchester […]
June 19, 2017

Chatsworth House Part 3- The Kennedy Connection

So now we come to the third and final installment commemorating my visit to Chatsworth House, Derbyshire, England and it’s connection with the famous American Kennedy […]
June 19, 2017

Chatsworth House, Derbyshire, England Part 2 The grounds.

After the formality and grandeur of Chatsworth House itself, the gardens offer an open space of over 100 acres which is available to the public for […]
May 28, 2017

Lyme Park Cheshire, United Kingdom

I hope you will pardon my tardiness in making blog posts but I have been a very busy, sightseeing, tourist in England.  Yesterday, 27 May 2017 […]
May 23, 2017

Menton, France.

You have probably never heard of the town that I fell in love with in October 2016 during a brief few hour visit-Menton.  A city of […]