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November 26, 2007

Updates and additional information was added to the New York City Street Names article.

November 10, 2007

Salisbury Cathedral is one of the most impressive in Great Britian, with the largest Close, Cathedral Cloister and spire. Salisbury itself if full of historic buildings. I have twenty photographs and plenty of historical information on the just posted Salisbury page.

October 31, 2007

I've just added several new photos (now over 30) to my Japanese Tea Garden in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park page along with some information about the history of its famous Drum Bridge (Taiko-Bashi).

October 24, 2007

London's Churches are of historic and architictural significance. Two new pages provide pictures and the history of London Churches and Christopher Wren's London Churches.

October 3, 2007

The New York Transit Museum in Brookly Heights is worth a visit.

September 24, 2007

New York's Manhattan borough is home to some of the oldest and finest Colleges & Universities in the United States.

September 18, 2007

Brooklyn Heights has many historic buildings and great views of Manhattan from the Promenade. Over twenty pictures illustrate this article.

August 29, 2007

There are both buildings and gardens at London's Kew Gardens that have an Asian Influence. View pictues and history of the Pagoda, Chokushi-Mon (Japanese Gate), Japanase Landscape, Japanese Minka and Bamboo Garden.

August 27, 2007

The Brooklyn Botanic Garden has many speciality gardens such as the Rose Garden, Rock Garden, Native Flora Garden and Cherry Esplanade, but the best known is probably the Japanese Hill-and-Pond Garden. Steinhardt Conservatory in the Brooklyn Botanic Garden is a complex of greenhouses with a wide variety of specialized environments from around the world.

August 24, 2007

New York City's historic Union Square has many restaurants surrounding it along with a number of historic buildings and public art.

August 20, 2007

Two New York City pages were added today; one about the Financial District and Wall Street and another about the Madame Tussauds New York Wax Museum in Times Square.
I've also added an additional way to cruise around Manhattan on the New York Water Taxi and visitors to can now book the Double Decker Bus Tour in Oxford England.

August 17, 2007

More than a dozen photos illustrate this article about Brooklyn's Prospect Park in New York City's most populous borough.

August 15, 2007

Five New York City Pages added today. Brooklyn is a New York City borough with plenty to see and do; visit the Brooklyn Museum—one of the largest in the U.S., or the Brooklyn Children's Museum—the first children's museum. Coney Island has year-round attractions. In addition to the beach there is a fishing pier, KeySpan Park home of the Brooklyn Cyclones and the New York Aquarium.
The New York Pass.

August 3, 2007

Manhattan views from the Top of the Rock rival those from the Empire State Building. Lots of pictures of the complete Top of the Rock experience.
Also today I've updated and/or added new photos to three New York City pages: Central Park, Rockefeller Center and South Street Seaport.

August 1, 2007

Two page were added today to my New Orleans section. The Audubon Zoo and Aquarium of the Americas are both worth a visit – online or in person.

July 18, 2007

A photo shoot in New Orleans earlier this year left no doubt that the places most visited by tourists have recovered from what little damage they suffered from Hurricane Katrina. The other 80% of the city has not been so fortunate. Story and pictures.

July 15, 2007

I've been adding quite a few new photos in the London section of including photos of Buckingham Palace, Hampton Court Palace and St, James Palace on the Royal London Page. New photos of Big Ben, Tower Bridge and Millennium Bridge, and the London Eye are also online.
Photos have also been added to my London Day Trips and Coach Tours pages including Paris Day Trip and Windsor, Bath and Stonehenge and Bath and Stonehenge and Salisbury.

July 5, 2007

I visited Stonehenge—the prehistoric stone ring in the English countyside that is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site—on the eve of the summer solstice. View my pictures, history and links.

June 12, 2007

One of the most famous botanic gardens in the world is Royal Botanic Garden, Kew in London England—more commonly known as Kew Gardens. I've added a map of the garden and the first four pages (with lots of pictures as usual) to my London section. Don't miss the page on Glasshouses at Kew including the historic Victorian Palm House and Temperate House as well as more modern versions such as the Princess of Wales Conservatory and Davies Alpine house.

April 22, 2007

London's Southwark neighborhood has many attractions including Southwark Cathedral—the oldest Gothic building in London—Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, Borough Market, Clink Prison, Sir Francis Drake's Golden Hinde replica and the Tate Modern. Three pages added today.

April 11, 2007

My New Orleans section now includes an article about sugar plantations along River Road that profiles three antebellum mansions; Oak Alley Plantation, Laura Plantation and Nottoway Plantation.

March 5, 2007

California's central coast includes one of the oldest cities in the state—San Luis Obispo—and one of the most picturesque fishing villages—Morro Bay.

February 23, 2007

Three London pages added: London's South Kensington neighborhood—also known as Albertopolis—on the edge of Kensington Garden Park has many attractions for visitors including museums, colleges and embassies. London Museums in South Kensington include the Natural History Museum, the Science Museum, and the Victoria and Albert Museum. The nearby Brompton (London) Oratory is a Roman Catholic church that is interesting both historically and architecturally.

February 7, 2007

Picture and history tours of two more cities in Great Britain were added today. The first is Oxford along with two of its picturesque colleges; Christ Church College and University Church. Second, Windsor-Eaton—just across the River Thames from each other—and a page about Windsor Castle.

January 10, 2007

Evidence of British Royalty is everywhere in and around London—Royal palaces, castles, parks and monuments are all fun to see as is the changing of the guard at Buckingham Palace. Learn more on my Royal London page.

January 8, 2007

Many visitors to London go primarily for the theater experience. Todays addition to is a well illustrated article on the history of London Theatre.

January 6, 2007

The Romans established the first permanent settlement at the location where the city of London resides today. I've just added a brief summary of almost 2000 years of London history.
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