Someone has finally provided an interactive map of the most photographed places in the world, and, naturally, it would be Google!
It’s like a map with a heat overlay. The hottest areas are the places with the most uploaded photos in Google’s Panoramio service. You can filter by region or the type of location you want to see. You can… Continue reading
Yay!! Santorini was spectacular, but the internet connection, my life blood, was a horror, not even working at all most of the time. Now I’m in a lovely hotel in Athens, The Electra Palace in the Plaka (the old city), with a stunning view of the Acropolis, and high speed Internet that actually works reliably!! I suspect the internet on… Continue reading
Last night I attended my first San Francisco Symphony concert of the season. This organization has never disappointed, even though I was a little worried going into this particular concert of all 20th century music.
I don’t know how, but in college, I was pegged as the 20th century music guy: the pianist that liked to perform 20th century piano… Continue reading
I did a lot walking again yesterday: to the Vatican to see St. Peter‘s Basilica, the Spanish Steps and the Borghese Gardens behind there (much like New York‘s Central Park). Yesterday, May 1st, was holiday so again masses of peopled clogged the city. Here are a few pictures:… Continue reading
The University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archeology and Anthropology has a really nice web site featuring Africa, Buddism, Canaan, China, Egypt, Etrucsan, Greece, Mesoamerica, The Near East, North America, Polonesia, Rome, and the Southwest.
This is my name in hieroglyphs:
Would you like to have your name in hieroglyphics?
You must seek the Scribe.… Continue reading