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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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Phoneography Challenge: Sculpture In The Round

We stayed at the Oakland (California) Marriott over the weekend. This wrought iron sculpture in their restaurant  has always fascinated me. *Travel tip: the Oakland Marriott is much less expensive than those in San Francisco, and a BART station is right … Continue reading

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