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Subdued Fall

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Washington, DC; Fall 2017 Continue reading “Subdued Fall”

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Cee’s Black and White Challenge: Trail

Cee’s Black and White Challenge this week is Walking Paths and Trails.

The theme transported me back in time, to 2013, when I was exploring South America. I crossed the Andes Mountains from Argentina into Chile, but took some time to explore the Andes along the way.  Continue reading “Cee’s Black and White Challenge: Trail”

Finding Street Art in Georgia

Finding street art in Georgia … lucky, it isn’t hard to do. And it only adds character to an already vibrant cultural center. Last week, I posted some *heavenly landscape shots of my recent trip to Tbilisi. Here are some favorite art scenes from same that heart-stealing adventure.

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I saw this street art six months ago, when I visited Tbilisi in December 2016 (and posted it here). It stuck with me. So I was delighted when I came across it again during my recent trip. Last time, I saw it at dawn. Here it is again, this time at dusk.

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Tbilisi and Steinbeck

During the Cold War (1947), John Steinbeck visited the Soviet Union, alongside photography Robert Capa. Steinbeck wrote about their travels, and Capa photographed them. One of their stops along the way was Tbilisi. Steinbeck described their time in Georgia (and 70 years later it is still true), writing: Continue reading “Tbilisi and Steinbeck”

Cee’s Black and White Challenge: Baku Modernity

I’m fresh off the plane after a one week adventure in Moldova, Georgia, and Azerbaijan. While I get back on a regular sleeping pattern and sort through my photos, here are some snapshots of an architectural highlight from my trip:

The Heydar Aliyev Center in Baku, Azerbaijan. The Center was designed by Zaha Hadid and was completed in 2012.

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The Center is a symbol of modernity surrounded by a green public space; standing in front of it, staring up, I couldn’t help but feel like I had been transported into the future. Continue reading “Cee’s Black and White Challenge: Baku Modernity”

Around Town: Pink all Over

I took my camera out wandering around Washington, DC. It wasn’t until I was home and reviewing the photos that I realized a theme in so many of my photos: the color PINK.  I am not sure why, but I was clearly drawn to that color…

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Georgetown, Wisconsin Avenue Continue reading “Around Town: Pink all Over”