Churches in Quebec City, and Granby Zoo

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Below, a tourist carriage in Quebec City. Here we visited the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity, known for its stunning stained glass. We also saw the Basilique-Cathedral Notre-Dame de Quebec, which was rebuilt in 1922, after a fire had destroyed a 1760’s reconstruction. The earlier reconstruction was undertaken when the church was demolished by English bombardments in 1759, during a “pivotal battle … Continue reading

Photos of Quebec City historical district in Canada

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Our next port of call was Quebec City, which was founded in 1608 and declared a World Heritage Site in 1985. Below is our initial view of the city from the ship. Here we took a walking-tour of the large historic-district.  Sandrine, our guide, effused great pride in her city. Below, the many-paned windows on the … Continue reading

Prince Edward Island and Meclizine

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The Maasdam was to dock in Sidney(Nova Scotia), but rough seas and 40 mph winds prevented it from landing. So instead of sight-seeing, we spent an entire day tossed about on 8-12 foot swells. Below, the bad weather approaches.  We never got rain, but simply powerful winds. Fortunately, neither my husband nor myself became seasick since, … Continue reading

Photos of the Citadel in Halifax, Nova Scotia

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Below are photographs taken at the Citadel (aka Fort George) in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Below, photographs from the on-site army museum:

Photos from Bar Harbor and Nova Scotia – Part 1

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Below are photographs taken from a recent cruise on Holland America’s Maasdam. All photos, with the exception of the portraits of me and my husband, were taken with a Canon SX700HS, using “Live” mode, which attempts to capture the scene as viewed by the naked eye.  The couple-portraits were taken by on-board photographers. For those planning a … Continue reading

Zangna Thai Cuisine — Great restaurant in Little Rock

Zangna Thai Cuisine has only been open a little over a week, and is already my favorite restaurant.  I actually discovered it at lunchtime a couple of weeks ago (mid-July 2015), when I noticed people moving about inside.  I stepped inside the door, and waited to be seated.  Toward the front of the restaurant, a … Continue reading

Upside-down Jellyfish and West Coast Sea Nettle Photographs

The photographs below were taken at the Tennessee Aquarium (Chattanooga) with an iPhone 5S.  To see a larger version of the image, click on the picture.