Wurzburg Windows

For the photo challenges Ludwig Keck’s Monday Windows and Becky’s October Square, this post on Würzburg features the windows and lines of the city’s historic architecture. (The first two photos are squares.) This one is my favorite window photo. (There are squares and geometric lines in it too!) The Baroque architecture of the prince-bishop’s palace, […]

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FOTD: Dahlia

Another incredible and beautiful species of dahlia! Taken at:  Point Defiance Park dahlia garden, Tacoma, WA With: Samsung Galaxy S7 cell phone camera For: Cee’s FOTD 10/4/19

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FOTD: Dahlia

Yet another beautiful species of dahlia photographed at my niece’s wedding reception in Port Gamble, WA. Posted for Cee’s FOTD 9/21/19.

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Pull Up a Seat in Poulsbo, Washington

Attending our niece’s wedding recently, we stayed in the town of Poulsbo, WA, with a population over 11,000 and a Norwegian flavor (its heritage is Norwegian, so there are Norwegian flags everywhere). An early settler, an immigrant from Norway, actually had the surname “Paulsbo” but the pen he was writing with was kind of scratchy […]

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Pull Up a Seat in Holland

For XingfuMama’s weekly Pull Up a Seat challenge, here are some seats in Amsterdam and Kinderdijk, Holland. AMSTERDAM: My husband checks his email on his phone on the balcony of “our” apartment in the dePijp neighborhood. AMSTERDAM:  Luza’s, where we had breakfast one day in the de Pijp neighborhood KINDERDIJK: On the 2nd day of […]

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Thursday Doors: Marksburg Castle

Of all the Rhine River hill castles from Bingen to Koblenz, Marksburg Castle is one of only two that has never been destroyed nor fallen into disrepair, so it has been continuously occupied for nearly 700 years.  It is located above the city of Braubach in Germany and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The […]

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