Tag: Atlanta

Atlanta High Museum of Art

Just a few pictures from the highly entertaining High Museum of Art in Atlanta simply called ‘the High’, a modern museum complex housing different exhibitions and a great permanent collection. I spent a couple of hours in there, walking through the different buildings, some designed by Renzo Piano and sporting an amazing ceiling that let in a great, natural light.…

Martin Luther King Jr.

I didn’t know he was a son of Atlanta. Actually, I realized, I didn’t know that much about him, at all, except his fight against segregation and for human rights, and a vague memory of his ‘I have a dream’ speech that we read in English major in high school. So I reserved half a day to visit the Martin…

Iconic

I guess few items in the world are universally recognized like a Coke bottle. Of all the logos and products, from the golden arches of MacDonald’s, to the bitten apple or the Mercedes star, the Coke bottle is probably the one that most people, if they have ever somehow been exposed to western culture and advertising, would instantly recognize. I’d…

Atlanta

I made it safe and sound to Atlanta, after a short 2h flight from Fort Lauderdale, with no tropical hurricane in sight, thank God. Atlanta’s Airport is so huge – it’s the busiest airport in the US and the world, with more than 96 million passengers and a whopping 868.359 take-offs and landings! Can you believe that number??? It took a…

Summer Holidays

This Friday, I’m off for my summer holidays. Two weeks spent in North America, following Madonna on tour, seeing some friends, discovering some new places. Here’s the deal: Fort Lauderdale I first wanted to see Madonna’s opening night in Miami at the end of August. Unfortunately, the perfectionist in her led her to postpone the first five shows, and push…