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The Darker Side of Vegas

Everyone who hears ‘Vegas Baby’ thinks of The Strip, the bright lights and the good times. Las Vegas Boulevard wears a cloak of prosperity and sophistication during the day and the ‘respectable’ evening hours. It is, however, a very different vibe at daybreak. This shot […]

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The Red Door

Tibetans are not afraid of colour! You might think that this fabulous red door announces the portal to an ornate, multi story, structure. You’d be wrong. It’s a modest little house. A cottage by Western standards. Tibetans may not have wealth, nor even control of their own […]

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Church Of The Savior On Spilled Blood

On the surface, not the best name possible for such a decorative structure. This fabulous display of brightly coloured onion domes, glittering spires and mosaics deserves, I think, something less grim. It actually goes by several names in English tourist literature. Church of the Resurrection, Church of the Spilled […]

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Vegas Baby

A photographic blogger who lives in Las Vegas would be negligent not to provide an image of the famous “Welcome To Fabulous Las Vegas” sign. So here it is. A less common version than that which appears in millions of vacation happy-snaps. I chose black and white to […]

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Viva La Tour Eiffel

The Eiffel Tower (Tour Eiffel). Famous, oui? Would you be surprised to learn that doubt and skepticism were the initial reactions to the structure planned for the 1889 World’s Fair? Gustave Eiffel’s iron tower grew up to become the most recognizable landmark in Paris — […]

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Sydney Opera House

Even though this is a somewhat abstract image, most will recognize the sails of this building. The SOH says ‘Australia’ as strongly as Uluru (Ayres Rock), a gum tree, the Great Barrier Reef or it’s neighbor, the Sydney Harbour Bridge. It’s an icon. Instant branding. […]

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Sea Cottage

This rustic stone cottage is attached to land on one side and rests in the ocean on the other and it looks to me like it has weathered many a storm. It comes complete with a ‘sea door’ for streamlined access to the water. I imagine this […]

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