I've already sprinkled some photos from my film rolls in the previous two posts, here is the rest of the visual diary from our wanderings around Paris.
Montmartre was a haven of struggling artists back in the day. Monet, Picasso, Van Gogh...all have lived, worked, or socialized here--at Le Consulat or La Maison Rose--some point in time. However, thanks to the fame of Amelie, Montmartre is also extremely popular with the tourists today. Our hotel was right next to the Moulin Rouge,... Continue Reading →
It's been 10 years since I was last in Paris and the city was even more beautiful than I remembered. Walking all day among gorgeous Haussmannian architecture, lavishly landscaped gardens, through museum after museum, across bridge after bridge, my senses were bombarded with beauty. I loved wandering around the city, seeing how each arrondissement had... Continue Reading →
Our Labor Day camping trip this year was at an old gold mining site in the Plumas National Forest. There are still lots of old cabins and shacks standing shuttered and ghostly in the forest around our campsite. Whenever I think of the gold rush the song My Darling Clementine comes to mind. It's a... Continue Reading →
All things that go! Riding the ferry Riding the cable cars Riding BART Riding the Tilden Steam Train Museums! Chabot Science Center - Planetarium movies are the best! Habitots Bay Area Discovery Museum Children's Creativity Museum Oakland's Fairyland! More places: Berkeley Adventure Playground Oakland Zoo Jean Sweeney Open Space Park - awesome new... Continue Reading →