For years I resisted going to Paris for a very silly reason. Everyone told me how wonderful it was – magical, superb and nearly as essential as Italy. But I… Read more . . .
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Just a few of our 500-plus Paris photographs. More here on iPernity, here on 500 px and here on Google. Read more . . .
The first time I saw Paris I felt I already knew it. All those movies and magazine photos and novels, paintings by Toulouse Lautrec and Degas, memoirs by Anais Nin… Read more . . .
We only stayed one day, coming by train in the early morning then back across the Maas after dark. Dordrecht, historic port south of Rotterdam on the way to Belgium.… Read more . . .
We lived in Leiden for a year and began to understand a little of the history of that non-conformist city. Historically a site of tolerance and diversity, from whence the “Founding… Read more . . .
We followed the dawn across the English Channel. Below the wing the streets lay in all directions, lit up by dotted orange strands, and then golden reflections on windows and… Read more . . .
Emerging from the Tube on a sunny September day, we stood at the corner of Green Park looking across at The Ritz. Perhaps the most famous hotel in the world:… Read more . . .