December, 1983 Hi So far so good – we took a city tour this am & a tour up to Rigi Kaltbad and Lucerne this aft. !! They both were good tours and we all enjoyed them. It was snowy and cold but sunny up on Rigi – skiing and beautiful sights of the alps.Continue reading “Zurich, Switzerland”
Basilique du Sacre Coeur de Montmartre et la funiculaire I love this photo, one of my most favorite places in Paris. June 1973 Dear Mom Can’t remember when I last wrote!! We saw this last Monday and it was great. Tues. we went to Versailles – the garden there was beautiful!! Yesterday we saw NotreContinue reading “Paris, France”
Vitalis (VI century) – Empress Theodora with her Court I went to Ravenna to see the mosaics in 1973 and I bought a lot of postcards because when I returned to school I had to write a paper on them. I thought it would be easier with visuals to remind me. This Mosaic is inContinue reading “Ravenna, Italy”
View of Victoria about 1860 from the Collection of the City Hall Art Gallery, Hong Kong. Postcard courtesy of the Peninsula Hotel, Hong Kong (1950’s?)
September 1975 Dear We got here ok – everyone seems to be visiting London – plane was full, London airport jammed mostly with Americans. We are in a very nice hotel, are pretty much caught up on sleep. Going to the British museum today, just will take it easy, off to Rome at noon tomorrow.Continue reading “London, England”
Excerpt from my book Expat Alien. This would have been in the mid to late 1960’s: Taxco was a small tourist city built on the side of a mountain. Besides having a few interesting churches, it was mainly known for its silver and had shop after shop of silver jewelry. We would go there forContinue reading “Taxco, Mexico”
April, 1996 Hi We have been having a great time here with Liz. They still have lots of snow but it has been beautiful weather. Went to see Braveheart tonight – it was great! Love Here is a photo I took of the neighborhood where we stayed. And a few others around town.
February, 1970 Dear Greetings to you on my birthday. We are at airport waiting for plane to Singapore. I have found Bangkok and the people to be great as I expected. See you next month. Love
Panoramico de la Playa de Caletilla en Acapulco, Gro., Mexico circa 1965 Here I am enjoying Acapulco pool-side.
May 1973 Dear This is the view from our balcony! Very resort-like! Warm.. flowers everywhere. We went to the top of San Salvatore this morn. on a cog railroad…the view was lovely. Have just finished eating lunch and are waiting to take a boat trip on the lake. Bill has dental app. so he isContinue reading “Lugano, Switzerland”