San Francisco, CA

1950, Golden Gate Park

Comprising 1,013 acres, Golden Gate Park is the largest man-made park in the world. It extends four miles through residential districts ending at the Pacific Ocean. There are miles of bridal paths, motor roads, foot trails as well as museums and animal runs in the Park.


Harpers Ferry June 1995

Everyone is here as expected (except Lynn) and missing you! It was an old hotel but with gorgeous view over the 2 river gorges – cloudy so not too hot. People have gone rafting, hiking and on bus tours. We had a nice trip out – I read the Nero Wolfe book – everyone arrived on time more or less. Floyd and Joyce, Margaret and Rudy and we are coffeeing and reminiscing. Wish you both were here.

Love, Va.

Finger Lakes, New York

Hector Falls is one of the may picturesque falls in the Finger Lakes Country of Western New York. It is just north of Watkins Glen on the Sullivan Trail. Its waters once furnished power for pioneer flouring and grist mills.

Whispering Galls, Watkins Glen N.Y.

Central Cascade. This is the half-way point between the entrance of the Glen and the railroad bridge. Here on the south bank is one of the highest cliffs in the Glen. Each year, the Glen Gorge is visited by thousands of persons. Watkins Glen is one of the oldest Public Parks in America.


Frank Lanting 1983/Snowgeese in formation, California


We all wish you a wonderful trip to Hungaria, good weather, good food and wine, happy Easter Days and good homecomings.

Love Christa, Hans & girls & pets

PS Virginia, the book about Monet is great, Hans stopped reading “Sirens” he doesn’t like it.

See you soon

Quebec, Canada

These postcards are vintage. Not sure what year.

“Belongs to the Canadian Pacific Railway. The wing overlooking the river was built in 1893. The north wing and central tower were built in 1924-25. Perfect imitation of old French Renaissance Chateau.”

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