It has always been a festive event for the Fourth of July celebration in Washington, DC. I used to take our two kids when they were still in elementary school (now they have kids at that age) to the National Mall. We would first walk […]
The design of Washington Union Station started in 1901 and the construction was completed in 1908. The glory day of train transportation probably peaked in the 1940’s until the major Interstate Highway System starting to take shape in the 1950’s. The Union Station began to deteriorated in late 1960’s until Congress funded the […]
The Brooklyn Bridge built in 1869-1883 spans the East River between Brooklyn and Manhattan. It is ranked as one of the greatest engineering feats of the 19th century and remains one of New York’s most popular and well known landmarks. It was designated a National Historical […]
I took these pictures about 10 years ago using my now obsolete Olympus E-300 digital camera during the holiday season at night in Washington, DC. Happy Holidays to All, especially to you who visited my blog and gave me encouragement all the time!
In addition to touring Tent Rocks, we also visited Bandelier National Monument near Los Alamos while staying in Santa Fe last week. Like Mesa Verde we visited earlier, Bandelier is also the ruins of ancestral pueblo people. We took the main loop trail to see and […]
Harpers Ferry is a historical small town in West Virginia. It is situated at the confluence of the Potomac and Shenandoah rivers where Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia meet. Because of the town’s strategic location, it was a “hot spot” during the American Civil War […]
Ephesus, the Roman capital in the 2nd century, BC had numerous shrines and buildings constructed. The most spectacular ruin is the Library of Celsus, as mausoleum for Julius Celsus, Roman governor of the Asia Provinces and also as a reading room stocked with more than […]