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The Sunday Traveler ~ Luxembourg Gardens, Paris

The Luxembourg Gardens of Paris. The Sunday Traveler was only able to catch glimpses while on a walking tour one cold Saturday morning. The gardens were begun under the guidance of Queen Marie de Medici in 1612, inspired by her … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler ~ The d’Orsay Museum, Paris

The d’Orsay Museum in Paris, originally built between 1898 and 1900 was the Gare d’Orsay, a train station, built for rail travel between Paris and Orleans; built for the Universal Exhibition of 1900. For a full photo of the front … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler ~ The Louvre

I struggled on which photo to use as the opener for this post about the Louvre; there are the outdoor buildings, the pyramid, the statues, the architecture, but this sculpture, The Winged Victory of Samothrace, has won my heart, and … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler ~ Inside the Cathedral of Guadalajara

It had been years. The Sunday Traveler walked into the vast cathedral of Guadalajara and was in awe. The seeming immensity of the church’s interior measures, according to Wikipedia, 77.8 meters x 72.75 meters, which just doesn’t seem right; it … Continue reading

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Sally D’s Mobile Photography Challenge ~ The Tea House Goddess

A most unusual tea house. For other participant’s entries in Sally’s mobile photography challenge, today is challenger’s choice, click here. Photo taken with an iPhone 6Plus, Camera+, with edits and conversion to monochrome done back in the native camera.  

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The Sunday Traveler Goes Angular in Playa del Carmen

Tying in to the WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge, for a Sunday Traveler Quick Shot.  Photo taken in Playa del Carmen, Mexico.

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Phoneography Challenge~The Art of a Sculpture

Part of a wonderful sculpture at the Hyatt Embarcadero, in San Francisco, California Sculpture by Charles O. Perry, titled Eclipse. Take a trip over to Lens and Pens by Sally for additional entries in this week’s Phoneography and Non-SLR Digital … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler: Reno Revisited

A standing (no pun intended) piece of art outside the Nevada Museum of Art in Reno. The exhibit I went to see, Doris Duke’s Shangri La, Architecture Landscape and Islamic Art, was very interesting, and well curated. I’ve read a bit more … Continue reading

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Mother and Child

Happy Mother’s Day. It is at times like this that I realize the incredible weight of being a mother.  The responsibility and care necessary to feed the blooms that you have brought into this world, to care for them tenderly, … Continue reading

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C is for…

…Chacmool A pre-Columbian sculpture always shown in this reclining position with its head turned, having a bowl on its abdomen. The figures were first noted in the 9th century AD in the valley of Mexico and the Yucatan Peninsula. The … Continue reading

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