one of the things ryan and i enjoyed most about france was the coffee. you can get it anywhere at pretty much any time of day. much more often than not, it was well roasted, brewed, and served. for me, having a cafe au lait also means we were sitting down and relaxing, and giving Continue reading →
(2000×879) on our way from paris to rennes by car, we went through lots of small towns. between the towns there were frequently signs for castles. we chose this one, which happened to be the chateau de lassay. it’s a 14th century fortress, one of the few that remain intact and in its original design. Continue reading →
(2000×907) i shot these from mont saint michel, this incredible 5th century structure that sits on a big granite rock out on the sea. during high tide it’s an island and the visitor parking lot is under water. otherwise, you can park and walk up to it. it was added to, rebuilt, and supplemented nearly Continue reading →
(3600×600) this is a view of both tower bridge and the difficult to mistake city hall building in london.
(2604×600) i used my canon g3 and a pano stitching software to make this. it’s a near 180 degree view from on top of the arc de triomphe. the largest street in the center is the avenue des Champs-Elysees. it’s lined with large, high end stores.
this is a picture i took of the carnac stones in western france. carnac is a small coastal town in brittany. the stone arrangements, as they are called in french, are said to have been laid down some 5,000 years ago during the neolithic period. our vacation to france was awesome. over the past week Continue reading →
i just got back from a two week vacation. i have lots of cell phone pics to process, some digital snaps to stitch into panos, and some notes to type up. the image above is a graffiti i saw in paris, i think it may be a banksy.