Tag: USA

San Francisco, California

My San Francisco story

This winter, I celebrated another travel anniversary. My 20th visit to San Francisco, since 2007. Not bad, for nine years. My love story with the city by the bay started some time in 2005. A friend had recommended to me the Tales of the city books by Armistead Maupin. I hadn’t heard of them, but he talked about it with such…

Imperial

It is build to impress. I walked along the National Mall in Washington, from the White House to the Monument over to the World War II Memorial, the reflecting pond and the Lincoln Memorial. I skipped the sides, and I had no time to walk it all the way back over to the Capitol, currently being renovated…. It’s just too…

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.…

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…

All 50

I  met Maryann in a pool in Oakland. She was a neighbor to my friend Kurt, an older lady in her 60s, retired, and she was floating besides me on one summer afternoon in August of 2007. We talked and somehow it came up that she had visited all 50 US states. I’m a collector/hunter. The idea intrigued me, so…