North America

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New York

March 2011 and 13 July 2015 (picture in Central Park) Top


July 2015 Top

San Francisco

Driving through San Francisco is an experience on it’s own. Watching Victorian houses, a great view from Fisherman’s Warf, shopping, eating and drinking, it is all very accessible. I Crossed the Golden Gate bridge by foot after an encounter with a raccoon at the entrance.

See also the photo page.

April 2002, July-August 2017 Top

Los Angeles

April 2002, June 2002 Top

Las Vegas

See also the photo pages.

April 2002, July-August 2017 Top

National parks

Visited are: Bryce Canyon, Grand Canyon, Zion, Yosimite, Sequoia, and Death Valley in 2017 and Yoshua Tree in 2002. See also the photo pages.

July-August 2017 Top

San Diego Zoo

An amazing park is the San Diego Zoo in San Diego’s Balboa park. Not only unique for its animals, but especially because of the vegetation in the park. A highlight are the giant panda’s which can be observed on the internet by the Panda Cam.

May 2002 Top

Miami and Miami Beach

The Dezerland Beach hotel in Miami Beach (later a Howard Johnson and closed since about 2015) has a special lounge with cars from the 1950’s. Some of these are modified so you can have breakfast or dinner inside.

Visited on my honeymoon in October 1994 and later in May 2007

Miami Beach

Miami was visited in October 1994, March 2006 (first picture), May 2007, and July 2015 (second picture) Top

Orlando and the Disney theme parks

The picture below is from the latest visit in 2019 to the World of Avatar in Disney's Animal Kingdom.

Disney World and Orlando were visited in October 1994, May 2007, and October 2019 (picture) Top


Great blues bars and wonderful architecture can be found in Chicago.

June 1997 Top


In the left picture, one can see the old and the new Boston next to each other: in the middle the Trinity Church, and on the right-hand side the John Hancock tower. The right-hand picture is taken on Fairfield street.

October 2005 Top


April 2007 Top

Homosassa Springs

The Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park is the home for many manatees.

July 2007 Top

Key West

The Seven Miles Bridge

July 2007 Top


These pictures are taken along the highway from Anchorage to Seward.

September 2009 Top

Nassau, Bahamas

Part of a Carribean cruise.....

May 2007 Top

Banff National Park

The Banff National Park in Canada is great for hiking. You can swim in the hot springs and go up the Sulphur mountain with a gondola. It is also a good starting point to visit Lake Louise. One can see bears and elks. The following picture is of the Banff Springs Hotel.

October 1998 Top