Greece/Denmark: Day Ten — Exploring Copenhagen 2

Normally our guided tours consist of a driver and a tour guide, but today’s 5 hour tour of Copenhagen was based out of a rather large bus, for just the 2 of us. Odd. But, at any rate, the guide was excellent. I had completely forgotten that Hans Christian Anderson was Danish. At the age of 14 he came from… Continue reading

San Francisco Symphony

This has been an eventful year here in San Francisco: the 75th Anniversary of the Golden Gate Bridge and the amazing fireworks display that celebrated the event (my photos and post here), and the 100th anniversary of the San Francisco Symphony! When the Stoid was visiting, we happened upon a tour of Davies Symphony Hall, the Opera House, and the… Continue reading

Pictures of the Bay Area from the Sistoid’s Visit

I think the Sistoid Unit shot several thousand pictures while she was here—and I mean literally! The bay area is stunning, much more beautiful than the south bay area of LA. At any rate, I took my camera around for a couple of the days she was here and shot these. Let me know which one(s) you like best.  … Continue reading

Budapest & Prague: Day Four (Travel Day to Prague)

Today began with a quick walk back to the Opera House district to take a picture of the Liszt statue.  Then, off to the airport to head to Prague.  This post (finally) contains some of the pictures I shot around Budapest. Related articles Budapest & Prague: Day Eight (Karlovy Vary) (timtyson.us) Budapest & Prague: Day Seven (Roaming about Prague) (timtyson.us)… Continue reading

Budapest & Prague: Day Three (17,508 @ 8.45 in Budapest)

Today was self-directed exploration.  The forecast called for rain, but that didn’t stop me.  Rain jacket packed in the camera backpack, and off I went.  Thankfully, it never rained, and the overcast made for nice lighting. The day began gray and a bit misty but quickly became just heavily overcast.  I walked over the Chain Bridge, shooting pictures along the… Continue reading