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Liepaja Museum Basement

Turn on your speakers for this post The basement of the Liepaja Museum holds their antiquities–some of the earliest textiles, metal goods, instruments and pottery. Ancient pipes Ancient pipes? These crowns were made for virgins. Like this…remember her? We were … Continue reading

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The Baltic: Liepaja Museum Textiles

There was an exhibit of early 20th century clothing centered around train travel. I was clearly enamored with the hats. Share on Facebook

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By the Baltic Sea: Lido and the Latvian National Gallery in Riga

Friday we went to Lido, a very reasonably-priced cafeteria frequented by locals. The helpings were ridiculous, I had thought America had a lock on giant portions. There were around six fish dishes, even more meat dishes, a giant wok filled … Continue reading

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Oahu Sunday Photo Gallery: Bishop Museum Tikis

I had taken so many pictures of the amazing exhibits at the Bishop Museum, I decided to break it up into two posts. Share on Facebook

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Oahu Sunday: Rainbow Inn, Diamond Head Market and Bishop Museum

Sunday was our last day on Oahu. We finally hit the Rainbow Drive In for breakfast. I ordered the Loco Moco and Oliver got pork chops and eggs. I ordered the macadamia nut pancakes that they are known for, but … Continue reading

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Oahu Monday: HOMA and Ioloni Palace

I walked over to the Honolulu Museum of Art HOMA. It was closed down to prepare for an art festival, but I was invited to wander the small sculpture garden and check out the single interactive installation that was open. … Continue reading

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Ich Bin Ein Berliner: Dali at Potsdamer Platz

Potsdamer Platz was also the location of a Dali Museum. In a mall. And that is why I was there. There were some nice sculptures, and an unreal amount of book illustrations. Naturally, I loved the Alice in Wonderland illustrations … Continue reading

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Rotterdam: A Perfect Day

My favorite things about traveling are art and food. On this particular day I stuffed myself with both. The Mariners Museum was right behind the hotel, so I stopped in. It turned out it wasn’t the right museum. It was … Continue reading

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I amsterdam: Stedelijk Museum

Mechanical flowers installation at Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam from Studio Drift After Banksy, I went to check out the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam’s modern art museum. As pretty as they are, I did not fall down these stairs. They are featuring an … Continue reading

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I amsterdam: A Day at the Museums

Friday was a cloudy day, and after another breakfast of eggs benedict I headed to the museums. I took the city bus, and the driver yelled at me for not understanding that you need a special card to wave in … Continue reading

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Hotlanta: Silver Skillet and Art

I had the next day off for sightseeing. Alatese and I started the morning off at the Silver Skillet. As I often do when traveling, I visited the art museum. They had a great collection of marble and of folk … Continue reading

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Hotlanta: Swimming with Sharks

After Fat Matts, Angy and I¬†went to the Coca Cola Museum. It wasn’t very exciting, unless you’re a little kid or a Coca Cola fanatic. We did like the section where you could try Coke products from all over the … Continue reading

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Bite the Big Apple: Monday

Without a trace of regret we cancelled our lunch reservations at Le Bernardin Monday. We had more upscale dining experiences than we had planned already, and we had a mini-fridge full of knishes and cheese. We went to the Guggenheim, … Continue reading

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