Split, Croatia in Black & White

One of our first nights in Split, an older gentleman dressed in a trench-coat approached us on the cobbled streets of the city’s old town. “May I help you with something?” he asked in polished English that was subtly embellished with a Croatian accent. We explained that we were not lost, and that we wereContinue reading “Split, Croatia in Black & White”

Scenes from Dubrovnik, Croatia

“If you want to see heaven on earth, come to Dubrovnik.” George Bernard Shaw Dubrovnik. The Croatian city’s name conjures images of forbidding city walls, fire-red rooftops, buildings crafted out of white stone, and a graceful city perched above the vast Adriatic.

Photo du Jour: The Impish Canines of Trogir, Croatia

During the early morning hours, the streets of Trogir belong to the city’s canine residents. The dogs (known as pas in Croatian) roam the network of narrow streets in the Old Town, going about their business in a carefree manner. Many are leash-less and solo, out for an adventure in the ancient town. While out photographing lastContinue reading “Photo du Jour: The Impish Canines of Trogir, Croatia”

Photo du Jour: Saved by a Superhero in San Francisco

During a recent jaunt to San Francisco, we were attempting to cross the street when a hurried driver came rushing into the crosswalk. In a scene out of a comic book, our hero stopped traffic — much to the chagrin of the motorist. :)

Kicking Back in Toronto's Kensington Market Neighborhood

A mustard-colored chair, with a model of the earth sitting on it, signified our arrival in in the Kensington Market neighborhood of Toronto. For several hours, we strolled around this quirky district. We admired its multicultural qualities, friendly characters, and unique businesses. And with lots of sunshine and a sapphire-blue sky, the weather was perfectContinue reading “Kicking Back in Toronto's Kensington Market Neighborhood”

Scenes from Hoi An, Vietnam

Even on the most overcast of days, Hoi An’s streets are replete with color. Salespeople stand before crumbling, mustard-colored buildings, enticing the young — and the young at heart — with bunches of fluorescent balloons. Nearby, market stalls overflow with vibrant-colored produce. There are miniature bananas, silk scarves of every hue, and blue and whiteContinue reading “Scenes from Hoi An, Vietnam”