It's raining softly now. About 20 minutes ago, the sky looked like this. Simply amazing. I live in North Bethesda, MD. If you live in the area, maybe you saw it too.
My wife and I recently joined up with my parents for a weekend stay in Baltimore. I took a lot of photos of the beautiful inner harbor. Here are 56 of them. Yes, that's fifty-six. I think that's the most photos I've ever posted in a single post. I'll single out several of them below, … Continue reading Photos from Baltimore's Inner Harbor
Last weekend, on a fiercely hot Sunday, my wife and I visited the Antietam Battlefield, located near Sharpsburg, MD. It's quite easy to get to it from DC. You take 270-N to 70-W, then keep going on 70-W until you see the signs for Antietam. Once off the highway, you've got another 8 miles or … Continue reading Photos from Antietam Battlefield
A composite photo (made up of 17 individual 12-megapixel photos) of the left wing of the Cannon House Office Building in Washington, DC. Its total resolution is approximately 64 megapixels. All sorts of interesting little details can be seen at full res. For example, there's a "Do Not Remove" sticker on one of the windows, … Continue reading Cannon House Office Building
Beach Drive is a picturesque road that winds its way through Rock Creek Park in Washington, DC and the surrounding suburbs. Although called by different names along its various portions, it starts at the base of the Lincoln Monument as Rock Creek Parkway, NW, and ends somewhere in Rockville, MD, possibly at the end of … Continue reading Photos from Beach Drive
We made a day trip into downtown Baltimore last week. I had our point-and-shoot with us, and took photos of the architecture. I need to specify that it was our point-and-shoot because you'll see purple fringing on a few of the photos. That can't be helped much when you have a zoom on a digital … Continue reading Photos from downtown Baltimore
Ligia and I took a mini-vacation this past weekend and flew down to Florida to see my parents. You might remember it as the place where I feel most at home here in the States. We left our cozy little apartment last Friday morning, and in a couple of hours, thanks to the amazing convenience … Continue reading A weekend down in Florida