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Autumn Colors at Harpers Ferry, WV

Harpers Ferry, West Virginia is a historical rich small town where the States of Virginia, West Virginia and Maryland meet and where Shenandoah River meets Potomac River. It is such a strategic location that it played a very important role during American Civil War that […]

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Missions San Buenaventura and Santa Barbara

We visited Mission Santa Barbara and Mission San Buenaventura at Ventura on our last day of touring Los Angeles last week.  Mission Santa Barbara was founded on December 4, 1786. It is an incredible beautiful and spacious mission with a nice garden.  San Buenaventura Mission […]

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Getty Center and Getty Villa in L.A.

While in Los Angeles last week we enjoyed visiting both Getty Center and Getty Villa. Getty Center, a modern building complex with a beautiful garden is great for architectural photography and for the Getty Villa we enjoyed the precious collection of Greek and Roman artifacts […]

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National Harbor – MGM – 2018.7.8.

National Harbor is the new recreational addition to Metropolitan Washington area and the opening of MGM Resort/Casino has drawn many locals and tourists. The fountain shows at MGM terrace are a big attraction:   But the big surprise for me was to capture the “car […]

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Baroque Architectures in Taipei

You’d never think there are many Baroque architecture style buildings but there are, particularly in the old Dadaucheng District in Taipei. Most of these building were built in the 1920’s, about 100 years ago as Baroque style structures were popular during the Japanese occupation period. […]

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Sunset at Dadaucheng Wharf in Taipei

Dadaocheng Wharf thrived in earlier years as an entrepot for trade along the Tamsui River to downtown Taipei. Tea, cotton and silk textiles were among the main products bought and sold here, attracting trading companies from across the western world. Dadaocheng’s fortunes as a trading […]

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Bao-An Temple, Taipei, Taiwan

Greetings from Taipei – We arrived here on March 3 after almost a whole day of flight from DC (what a grueling long trip!). The weather is very nice here in the 60’s and 70’s, no snow like in Northeastern US. I walked to Bao-An […]

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Japanese Castles that I have visited

Japan is one of my favorite countries to visit. It’s beautiful, clean, safe and friendly. Over the years I’ve been there numerous times on individual tours or with the tour groups from Hokkaido to Kyushu and Shikoku. We visited many castles and here are the […]

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The Library of Congress in Washington, DC

Note: Featured image was downloaded from Flickr The oldest of the three United States Library of Congress buildings, the Thomas Jefferson Building was built between 1890 and 1897. It was originally known as the Library of Congress Building and is located on First Street SE, […]

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