Archive | Historic sites

Important historic sites covering Unesco, historic monuments and other national treasures in the United States from internationally from around the world worth visiting

Things to see in Sonoma – city highlights

Things to see in Sonoma   While visiting wine country in Sonoma, it’s also worth a visit to the city of Sonoma to enjoy the many attractions around the old part of town and other places just outside of the city. The town centers around the main square plaza where the majestic City Hall resides, a stately stone manor […]

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Russian Expansion to America

Russian expansion to America In California

Russian expansion to America in California   Along the Sonoma coastline just north from Bodega Bay is this solitary fortress guarding a lonely and quiet cove at Fort Ross. Back in the 17th and 18th century this coastline was highly contested by both the Spanish with their Carmelite missions running all the way to Sonoma and […]

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Sonoma hike through Olompali

Sonoma hike through Olompali, Travel Photo Mondays #12

  Welcome to Travel Photo Mondays It’s Monday morning, time to enjoy some gorgeous travel photography and inspiration from around the world. Let’s banish those Monday blues by sharing gorgeous imagery and story telling.     Sonoma hike through Olompali  Just south of the Sonoma city of Petaluma is a State Park called Olompali State Park. An area still […]

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Travel Photo Discovery

The Dahlia Dell in Golden Gate Park – Travel Photo Mondays #11

  Welcome to Travel Photo Mondays It’s Monday morning, time to enjoy some gorgeous travel photography and inspiration from around the world. Let’s banish those Monday blues by sharing gorgeous imagery and story telling.   The Dahlia Dell in Golden Gate Park Today, let’s go visit another beautiful area in San Francisco, the dahlias are in full […]

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Filoli estate and gardens, Woodside

Filoli Gardens in Summer time

       Filoli Gardens Filoli Gardens in Woodside, California is the perfect place to spend a summer morning to enjoy this historic home and its many beautiful garden rooms. The estate made famous from the television series ‘Dynasty’ showed various parts of the home including the grand bricked entryway, the tea pavilion and and occasionally the swimming pool […]

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Yosemite images in black and white

Yosemite images in black and white

 Yosemite images in black and white   Classic Yosemite  “A great photograph is one that fully expresses what one feels, in the deepest sense, about what is being photographed.” ―     Ansel Adams Whenever anyone thinks of Yosemite, Ansel Adams and his striking black and white images immediately come into mind.  Even with so many talented artists, […]

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Yosemite history and Indian culture, Travel Photo Mondays #8

Yosemite history and Indian culture, Travel Photo Mondays #8

    Yosemite history and inhabitants – Travel Photo Mondays It’s Monday morning, time to enjoy some gorgeous travel photography and inspiration from around the world. Let’s banish those Monday blues by sharing gorgeous imagery and story telling.         This magnificent valley we call Yosemite has been a work in progress with its sheer granite walls […]

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