Tag: History

Napoleon Scenic Byway, Gulf Coast Mississippi

August 2019 Did an install at Stennis Space Center last year and one day after work took the following scenic route back to the hotel in Slidell, Louisiana where I was staying. This was a very interesting road, read on…

Scenery from Cheyenne and Laramie Wyoming

  January 2020 While working in Cheyenne Wyoming last January, I ended up with a rare spare day which I utilized to the best of my ability to go sightseeing around the local area. Read on for more – lots of photos and several…

Sun Studio, Memphis TN

January 2018 If you love music, especially rock n roll – then you will one day want to see Sun Studio in Memphis Tennessee where some of the most famous musicians on the planet first recorded and became famous. I was awestruck while visiting…

The Tavern, Old Salem North Carolina

February 2014 While working near Charlotte North Carolina I ventured out over a weekend to explore the local area and went to an old historic town called Salem where I had lunch at The Tavern. Old Salem is very historic. Experience early American history…

Stevie Ray Vaughan Memorial, Austin Texas

March 2015 I’m a huge fan of Stevie Ray Vaughn. To me, he’s one of the greatest guitarist songwriters to ever live. He had a sound that talked straight to the soul, damn good music. Seeing the memorial to Stevie is a bucket list…

Murals by Diego Rivera, Palacio Nacional de Mexico

March 2015 One afternoon after finishing up work in Mexico City (a few years back), I dropped off my gear at the hotel, called an Uber car and hopped in and headed to the city center at the main plaza to check out some…

Georgia Day Trip

July 2017 I recently moved from California to Georgia with my family a few months ago and have been busy getting unpacked, settled and set-up for a while now.  Turns out moving cross-country is a lot more work than I originally anticipated! This past…

Erie Canal, Lockport New York

  October 2016 I’ve driven across New York a couple of times for work over the past year and in between all the cities and trees along the highways during the drive I always noticed the signs for canal locks and became very curious…

B&W Photography, Amsterdam NL

Photography is my art. I love taking photos and trying to compose a nice scene to make a subject look interesting. Most of my photography is of buildings and places but I like to take pictures of almost anything that I think really captures…

Teotihuacan Pyramids, Mexico City Mexico

August 2016 While working in Mexico City Mexico I had an extra day in town and since it was my first time ever to Mexico I was compelled to do some exploring and had heard from a friend about some nearby ancient pyramids from…

Haunted Spiral Staircase, Virginia City NV

Supposedly the Old Washoe Club Hotel in Historic Virginia City Nevada is haunted. It might be true, the Travel Channel television show “Ghost Adventurers” and SyFy Channel’s “Ghost Hunters” have filmed several episodes in the old hotel. One of many things the hotel has…

Historic Virginia City Nevada

  I’ve been to historic Virginia City Nevada many times before, but always only during the big Street Vibrations motorcycle rally that’s held in nearby Reno. The motorcycle ride to Virginia City is always fun and the people watching on main street as hundreds…