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nyhavn harbor

copenhagen’s pride is nyhavn harbor, a charismatic 17th century port and entertainment district lined with picturesque and brightly colored townhomes, bars, cafes and restaurants. it was home to hans christian andersen, the famous danish fairytale writer.  his waterfront townhouse no. … Continue reading

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a breath of fresh air

helsinki was a breath of fresh air.  it is surrounded by water and is very clean.  it is relatively small but offers a lot to do, experience and see.  thank you to my friends and their cousin, Tess, a long-time … Continue reading

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peterhof

about 28 miles outside st petersburg, was a grand tour of peterhof often referred to as the russian versailles.  although smaller in scope, it undoubtedly rivals the grandeur and majesty of versailles.  peterhof was the official imperial residence of the … Continue reading

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russia’s vibrant city

visiting st petersburg was a dream come true for me.  i have always been intrigued by its history.  the aristocratic opulence of the tsars and the rigidity of communism fuels my curiosity.  formerly known as leningrad until 1991, st petersburg … Continue reading

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onion domes

the church of our savior on spilled blood in st. petersburg, russia i stood in front of this onion-domed church, looked up to this unique astounding structure laden with history and was mesmerized by its beauty.  it simply took my breath … Continue reading

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cffc: roofs

roofs in the tropics! my entry to Cee’s fun foto challenge: roofs  

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wpc: tiny

street eats in Helsinki’s most famous harbor market square (kauppatori).  called vendace – salty, crunchy and tasty fried tiny fish! my entry to WPC:Tiny

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