ST. THOMAS SKYRIDE

The composition of this photo is very similar to those postcards they sell at souvenir shops that I personally think it looks kinda cheesy.ūüėĀ ¬†However, I didn’t take a lot of photos while at St. Thomas so you will have to bear with this one. ¬†The St. Thomas Skyride is a $20 ride up a mountain on these scary looking cable cars and at…

EL MORRO

¬†The Castillo San Felipe del Morro, commonly known as “El Morro”, is a fort in the city of San Juan, Puerto Rico built in the 1500s to protect Spain’s access to the wealth of the New World. It is a masterpiece of military engineering designed to overwhelm and exhaust the enemy. ¬†I took this photo from the top deck of the cruise ship as…

ALTARE DELLA PATRIA

The Altare Della Patria (Altar of the Fatherland) is a monument in the heart of Rome, Italy built in honor of Victor Emmanuel, the first king of a unified Italy. This monument is more commonly known as ¬†Monumento Nazionale a Vittorio Emanuele II (National Monument to Victor Emmanuel II). ¬†I took this photo on my way back to my hotel after an interesting and…

BETHESDA TERRACE AND FOUNTAIN

The Bethesda Fountain and Terrace is located at the heart of Central Park in New York City. ¬†This section of the park has been featured in a number of movies and is probably one of the most easily recognizable features of the park. Luckily, they closed the terrace to the public the day I was there so I was able to photograph the whole…

COMMONERS VIEW

This bronze statue of a man standing beside a lion and holding a hammer and a scroll is part of the Victoria Monument in front of the Buckingham Palace in London. This statue represents Manufacture and is part of a quartet of statues surrounding the monument. The other three statues represent Peace, Progress and Agriculture and all are gifts from New Zealand. This is…