Monday, August 10, 2009


butterfly near our hotel in the West End

view from bridge over the Main River

maple leaf outside the Museum of Applied Art

Saturday, August 08, 2009


gauge from antique printing press in the Museum of Typecasting, Typesetting, and Printing

metal type at the printing museum

"Waldspirale" (Forest Spiral), an apartment building by the architect Hundertwasser

ducks at Waldspirale

Thursday, August 06, 2009


houses along the canal

Cathédrale Notre-Dame-de-Strasbourg

view of Strasbourg from cathedral roof

Wednesday, August 05, 2009


plaque commemorating the spot where (legend has it) Petrarch first saw his muse, Laura

Pont Saint-BĂ©nezet (le Pont d'Avignon)

Sur le pont d'Avignon, well, this guy dances, anyhow.

posters for Avignon's theatre festival

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Monday, August 03, 2009


Pont du Gard (ancient Roman aqueduct, approximately 2000 years old)

800-year-old olive tree near Pont du Gard; tree was a gift from Spain

gecko on a tomb in Les Alyscamps (ancient Roman necropolis along the road outside Arles)

2000 year old bridge near Roussillon; this bridge was still in use until the new replacement was built only a few years ago

sunflower field near Gorde


the roof of La Pedrera (Casa Mila), an apartment building by the architect Gaudi; the towers are said to have inspired the design for the Storm Troopers from Star Wars

window detail, Casa Batllo, another building by Gaudi

statue of Jesus on Sagrat Cor Cathedral, Mount Tibidabo