Completed in 1902 in celebration of the 1,000th birthday of the Hungarian state, the Fisherman’s Bastion is one of the most visited sites in Budapest. With lookout towers, arched windows, and wide, sweeping staircases, the bastion was built to deliver a panoramic view of the Danube River and Pest side of the city. Click on […]

This is the bird — I think it’s a Steller’s Jay — that kept taunting mama hawk at Golden Gate Park.

Established in 1855, the Point Bonita Lighthouse was the second lighthouse on the Pacific Coast of the United States.  (The first was the lighthouse on Alcatraz.)  Although it’s only open nine hours a week, the Point Bonita Lighthouse is one of the lesser known sights of San Francisco.  While I was lucky enough to see the […]

Of the five gnome homes along the Tomahawk Creek Trail in Overland Park, Kansas, this is probably my favorite. Learn More: Crowds Drawn to Small Door in a Tree at SF’s Golden Gate Park Mystery Gnome Homes Appear Along Trail in Kansas You Might Also Enjoy: One Thing, Three Ways:  Gnome Tree House One Thing, […]

I’m so excited that the gnomes exiled from Golden Gate Park in San Francisco moved to our neck of the woods.  Here is the second of the five gnome homes along the Tomahawk Creek Trail in Overland Park, Kansas. Gnome Treehouse Photo #1.  Built into the base of a fallen tree, this gnome has quite […]