Monthly Archives: February 2009

Walking Tour of Avignon, France

                       Walking Tour of Avignon, France   Avignon, France, is in the heart of the Provence region and, besides being a major tourist destination on its own, makes a great center of operations for an exploration of this charming … Continue reading

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Architectural Wonders of the 21st Century

      This post launches a new series on my website which will chronicle some of the greatest architectural structures in the history of the world. They will be listed and briefly described by century. Photo albums will follow each post. … Continue reading

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Walking Tour of Ljubljana, Slovenia

                      Walking Tour of Ljubljana, Slovenia   Ljubljana, Slovenia, which has been described as a “little Prague,” has much of the beauty and charm of the latter, but without the hordes of tourists.  Even though it is a fairly … Continue reading

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Walking Tour of Capri Town, Italy

                    Walking Tour of Capri Town, Italy   Isle of Capri is a beautiful spot and probably the most popular excursion from Naples or Sorrento or the Amalfi Coast. It is only a 20-25 minute ferry ride from Sorrento.  … Continue reading

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Walking Tour of Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

                 Walking Tour of Luxembourg City   Luxembourg City is an elegant city with an old town which harkens to its history of siege and battle.  It is a veritable fortress, rising above the Petrusse River (really not much … Continue reading

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Walking Tour of Cardiff, Wales

                          Walking Tour of Cardiff, Wales               The city of Cardiff, capital of Wales, has a long and storied history. It began as a Roman fort, in 75 AD. Later, it became important as a port, especially involving … Continue reading

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Walking Tour of Sydney, Australia

                     Walking Tour of Sydney, Australia   Sydney, Australia, the “Emerald City,” is certainly one of the most photographed cities in the world. Its harbor area, with the famous Sydney Opera House and the Harbour Bridge, is breathtaking, especially … Continue reading

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Walking Tour of Stratford-upon-Avon, England

                           Walking Tour of Stratford-upon-Avon, England               Stratford-on-Avon, a lovely town at the southern end of the Cotswold is perhaps the most important of the villages and, of course, famous as the birthplace of William Shakespeare.  Everything in … Continue reading

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Walking Tour of Killarney, Ireland

                     Walking Tour of Killarney, Ireland               Killarney is the gateway to the Ring of Kerry, the most famous of Ireland’s scenic drives. Located in southwestern Ireland, it has a well-developed tourist industry, with many hotels, restaurants, etc, … Continue reading

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Walking Tour of Oaxaca, Mexico

                  Walking Tour of Oaxaca City, Mexico   Oaxaca City, founded in 1529, is one of the best preserved of Mexico‘s Colonial cities and also the birthplace of one of Mexico’s most important historical figures, Benito Juarez, a reformer … Continue reading

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