In honor of Veteran’s Day, here are some night shots of the Liberty Memorial in Kansas City.  Dedicated in 1926, the Liberty Memorial is an Egyptian Revival limestone memorial dedicated to the soldiers who perished in World War I that stands tall on a hill near Union Station and Crown Center. Since December 2006, the […]

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 […]

In addition to offering an incredible view, the Foix Tower on the grounds of the Chateau Royal de Blois isn’t too shabby for its own photo op. You Might Also Enjoy: Blois:  View of Town One Thing, Three Ways:  View from the Minimes Tower

I’ve said it before, but I’ll say it again:  the  €6 it costs to climb the dome of Sacre Coeur is the best  €6 you can spend on anything, anywhere in Europe.  If you get a chance to go, you MUST do it!  Sacre Coeur sits at the summit of the butte Montmartre, the highest point in […]

Recently the girls and I climbed the Shawnee Mission Park Observation Tower.  Well, I went part way.  I’m terrified of heights and there were several other folks climbing the tower, too.  I could feel it moving, and I only made it up a few flights of stairs. I did come across this “love padlock” on […]