All posts on July 2013

Elsewhere in USA

A ‘Viva Las Vegas’ Wedding!!

Las Vegas, decadent or opulent, a place to get rich or get broke, a dining extravaganza or a buffet nightmare, tacky or incredible, exciting or depressing, architecturally stunning……all of the above or none! Love it or hate, it’s totally ‘over the …

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California & USAExploreOther Places in California

Los Angeles ~The Griffith Observatory and Hollywood Sign

The incredible Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles, occupying a prominent hillside site, close to the infamous ‘HOLLYWOOD’ sign, was my new Los Angeles discovery. It proves that there is always something new to learn about a city, no matter how …

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California & USAExploreOther Places in California

Tomatoes grown in California’s Central Valley

  Driving south down California’s Interstate ‘5’, from San Francisco to Los Angeles, any time between mid July to mid September, you cannot fail to notice the caravan of northbound trucks hauling tomatoes in huge, white, open pallets. Where are …

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Summer flowers of Provence …….. in California

Cornflower blue skies, freshly burst leaves swaying gently on their branches in the afternoon breeze, a fence just begging to be climbed over, into a sweeping, fragrant, carpet of lavender. Follow Shutters & Sunflowers

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July 4th 2013!
California & USADanvilleThe Bay Area

America celebrates Independence Day

July 4th, the day when America celebrates her independence from Britain. Had things been handled differently, history might well have unfolded in another way, but 1776 is a long time ago, wounds have healed, differences buried, today we are each …

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