Category Archives: Blog

Blog Challenge July 2012

Notre Dame

Notre Dame de la Garde, Marseille, France On the hill top is the catholic Bascilica which watches over the city and its people. And millions of people come up each year to watch over the city as well. As well … Continue reading

Posted in Blog | 1 Comment

Marseille

Marseille is a major Mediterranean port for cruise ships, commerce, and freight. It is the second largest city in France after Paris. On the top of the hill is Notre-Dame de la Garde , a Catholic basilica. From there visitors get a great view … Continue reading

Posted in Blog | Tagged | Leave a comment

Columbia River is moving

Moving through the Columbia River Gorge There are many interesting things to see around the Columbia River Gorge. In addition to the river there are mountains, waterfalls, power dams and fish ladders. Mount Saint Helens is at the top, and … Continue reading

Posted in Blog | Leave a comment

Multnomah Falls

Multnomah Falls, Oregon In the Columbia River Gorge at 620 feet, it is one of the tallest waterfalls in the state of Oregon and is only a 30 to 45 drive from Portland. It is a two tiered falls with … Continue reading

Posted in Blog | 2 Comments

Columbia River

Glimpses of the Columbia River The mighty Columbia River begins in the Rocky Mountains of British Columbia, Canada then flows south through Washington State and then west along the border with Oregon State. The river is a great place to … Continue reading

Posted in Blog | Leave a comment

Ottawa River

Power of the Ottawa River   The Ottawa River has powered industry long before the electric motor and generator were invented. Currently the water passes through 12 generating stations (dams) before reaching the atlantic Ocean. This year the water levels … Continue reading

Posted in Blog | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

1-5-0-Canada

Canada celebrates 150 year birthday On the first of July, 2017 Canada celebrated its 150 year anniversary of becoming a commonwealth of Provinces. People from small towns and large cities gathered together in their communities to celebrate. Some came in … Continue reading

Posted in Blog | 2 Comments

Kaohsiung Stadium

Kaohsiung Stadium and Fokuangshan Monastery The Stadium was built for the 2009  World games. The roof is made of 8800 solar power panels making it the largest solar-powered stadium in the world. The panels also provide the shade and collect … Continue reading

Posted in Blog | Leave a comment

Fo Guang Shan Museum

Fo Guang Shan Museum In Kaohsiung, Taiwan, Buddhist Temples are common. A museum has been created to showcase the Buddhist Culture. Elephants and Lions are a prominent theme. On the other side of the entrance is a courtyard with many … Continue reading

Posted in Blog | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Kaohsiung Lotus Pond

Kaohsiung Lotus Pond

Posted in Blog | Leave a comment