Pont du Gard, France – UNESCO World Heritage Site

Amazingly, the massive first-century Roman aqueduct Pont du Gard was almost completely hidden by the forest until we were just about on top of it. Once you finally do see it, it is… Continue reading

Tour de Provence

Provence is one of those places that conjures up a lot of different impression and images, all of which are good. The modern-day region of Provence-Alps-Cote d’Azur encompasses a huge part of southern… Continue reading

Berchtesgaden National Park – Bavaria, Germany

As I researched Nationalpark Berchtesgaden in Germany’s Bavaria state it became more and more clear that we might have to deal with Mother Nature during our quick one-day visit. I watched the weather closely as our… Continue reading

Istanbul – The Home of Two Continents – Part II

I thought Istanbul was a great walking city. There was something interesting to see around each corner and at the top of each hill. Despite the fact that I arrived late on a… Continue reading

Istanbul – The Home of Two Continents

The first thing I can say about Istanbul is, I can’t wait to go back. I purposely took a longer flight back to the US with a 24-hour layover just to have the… Continue reading

2014 French Open – Roland Garros Paris

After years and years of watching the French Open on a television set from the other side of the Atlantic, I finally got the chance to attend in person this year. Four matches later… Continue reading

Paris in the Summertime

I believe I can comfortably say that Parisiens love to sit around and talk. Hanging out with friends at a café or along the Seine are well-established pastimes. The Canal Saint-Martin, which runs… Continue reading

Exploring Prague, Czech Republic – Part II

During this recent trip to Prague, I was blessed with a few days of great sunlight. I most often like my photos to be filled with bright sunlight but since it was rising… Continue reading

Exploring Prague, Czech Republic

Along the banks of the Vltava River, the city of Prague has played an important role in European history dating back over 1,000 years. On my recent trip there I was immediate struck… Continue reading

Paris by Night – Making it a Reality

Back in June I talked about the possibility of one day starting a “Paris by Night” series of photographs. At the time I wasn’t exactly sure what specifically a body of work like… Continue reading