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Some of my favorite photographs

Beach sunset, Australia

Beach sunset, Australia

Queens View, Scotland

Queens View, Scotland

Falls of Bruar, Scotland

Falls of Bruar, Scotland

The Hermitage, Scotland

The Hermitage, Scotland

Railway Children!

Railway Children!

Wedding shoes

Wedding shoes

The Bean, Chicago

The Bean, Chicago

North Yorkshire Moors Railway, England

North Yorkshire Moors Railway, England

Brandenburg Gate, Berlin

Brandenburg Gate, Berlin

River Lochy, Scotland

River Lochy, Scotland

Caledonia Canal, Scotland

Caledonia Canal, Scotland

Frozen grass

Frozen grass

Brooklyn sunset, NYC

Brooklyn sunset, NYC

Sydney, Australia

Sydney, Australia

Australia

Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo skyline, Japan

Tokyo skyline, Japan

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A Spring trip to Paris

As the sun sets a storm rolls in

As the sun sets a storm rolls in

French pigeon!

French pigeon!

Tour Eiffel

Tour Eiffel

Paris from foot of the Sacre Coeur

Paris from foot of the Sacre Coeur

St Germain Des Pres église

St Germain Des Pres église

Eiffel Tower from the Montparnasse tower

Eiffel Tower from the Montparnasse tower

No words needed!

No words needed!

Reflection of the Louvre

Reflection of the Louvre

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Architecture on the Notre Dame cathedral

Architecture on the Notre Dame cathedral

Storm brewing over the river Seine

Storm brewing over the river Seine

Typical busy Paris street

Typical busy Paris street

Eiffel Tower at night

Eiffel Tower at night


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Amsterdam

Canal and bridge

One of many bridges crossing one of the many canals in Amsterdam!

lamp and leaves

An ornate lamp surrounded by golden autumn leaves

bike and bridge

White bike on a bridge

bicycles on a bridge

Bicycles on a bridge

house of faces

Faces adorn the Huis Met De Hoofden

windmills

Windmills on the river Zaan

food and religion

Restaurant next to De Oude Kerk

coffee

Coffee in the red light district

Girls walk down Herenmarkt

Girls walk down Herenmarkt

windmill

Windmill on the river Zaan

Windmills along the river Zaan

Windmills along the river Zaan


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Chicago – Part 1

In November 2011 Lou and I took our first trip to Chicago. It was only a brief stay, 4 days in total before we flew onto New York and Philly. The flight from Manchester was supposed to be direct, but due to apparent strong jet-stream winds meant that before we had even left the ground we were told we would be diverting to JFK for refuelling. Unfortunately this meant that we were going to be a number of hours late arriving into Chicago.

However, the diversion to JFK didn’t pass without event as clearly the communication between the airline/cockpit and ground staff wasn’t up to scratch as they proceeded to start unloading our baggage. A few bangs on the window by some startled travellers and a shout from the cabin crew fortunately meant that by the time we did arrive in Chicago, at least we had our luggage!

I’ve decided to split the photos into two batches and this first set covers our departure from Manchester and first day or so in Chicago. The main set of photos can be found on my Flickr site.

USA November 2011

USA November 2011

USA November 2011

Chicago 2011

USA November 2011

USA November 2011

USA November 2011

Chicago 2011

USA November 2011