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Not the usual travel photos

21 Apr
21 April 2016. We are once again traveling with stops in Milano, Paris, London, and Dijon. Rather than give you a rundown on the sights we’ve seen, I thought I’d share some of our more unusual photos. We have a lot of fun going to less-known neighborhoods and sights, taking walks where mostly locals walk, and looking at even famous sites with a fresh perspective.
Please click on any photo for a better view and complete caption. 

 

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10 Responses to “Not the usual travel photos”

  1. Chloe Erkenbrecher April 22, 2016 at 09:28 #

    In France, the rape seed is called ‘colza’, and is either used as feed for animals or for canola oil. The yellow color is so bright in the sun that it is almost blinding. I try to get photos of it, but have never been able to capture its beauty. This year the entire countryside is covered with it. Lucky us.

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    • gooddayrome April 22, 2016 at 15:40 #

      It was stunning! If the sun had been brighter I think it would have hurt my eyes to look at it.

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  2. ckleonard April 22, 2016 at 04:53 #

    I love the frog shot too! All your Oregon Zoo friends would love seeing it! Loved all the photos. Platform shoes again! Did you save any from years ago? I didn’t and don’t believe I will buy them now to be in style. This feels like such a relaxing trip for you two – that is good!

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    • gooddayrome April 22, 2016 at 06:45 #

      Thanks, Carolyn! Hard to find wildlife in the city. We were delighted. Very relaxed pace on this trip, although I have our London itinerary chock-a-block with activities!

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  3. Marcia Kakiuchi April 21, 2016 at 18:19 #

    I just love those shoes and then the ‘permanent jackets’. And that frog…you should enter that one in a contest!

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    • gooddayrome April 21, 2016 at 19:55 #

      Shoes too-good-to-eat! The French and the Italians do a fine job on windows.

      Now to find the right contest for my frog! Let me know if you see one!

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  4. William Walls April 21, 2016 at 17:50 #

    Looking forward to do some travelling north of Italy – great pictures and thanks for sharing.

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    • gooddayrome April 21, 2016 at 19:54 #

      We will have to give you some recommendations in Paris! We’ve found some great restaurants over our three visits.

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  5. Jonnie Martin April 21, 2016 at 17:05 #

    You are turning into such a photographer! I had several favorites, the frog among them.

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    • gooddayrome April 21, 2016 at 19:54 #

      The frog was the highlight of the gardens. My little point-and-shoot does a pretty good job!

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