CFFC: Fashion Near and Far

Cee’s Fun Photo Challenge this week is about fashion. In The Bistro Restaurant at Lyric Opera of Chicago, there is always one of the beautiful dresses worn by the lead female character on display in a case with a mirror behind it so you can see both front and back. This was the dress on […]

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A Photo a Week Challenge: Jewel Colors

Nancy Merrill has a Photo a Week Challenge with a theme this week of jewel colors. Sea and sky – sapphire, pearl/mother of pearl, lapis lazuli Décor on a cruise ship – Sapphire, amethyst, ruby, beryl, gypsum, peridot Chicago at night – turquoise, sapphire, onyx Chihuly detail – ruby, sapphire, amethyst, topaz, peridot, garnet, carnelian, […]

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Walking Tour of Antigua, Guatemala

March 31, 2017 Antigua, Guatemala is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and walking through its old, sometimes crumbling, downtown is like being in an open air museum! Our guide today was Dario, whose English was not as good as our previous guides in Nicaragua and Costa Rica, but he was understandable. He told us he’d […]

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