This 4K video (our first!) shows an hourly Changing of the Guard in front of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at the Hellenic Parliament in Syntagma Square, Athens, Greece. The guards are changed every hour on the hour 24 x 7. As you can see in the video, each change takes over seven minutes.
The LEGO Americana Road Show features highly detailed scale models of key American landmarks in Boston, NYC, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C. LEGO Master Builders built these intricate recreations of the White House, Capitol, Lincoln and Jefferson Memorials, Washington Monument, North Church, Statue of Liberty, Liberty Bell, and Independence Hall out of thousands of LEGO Blocks, over the course of thousands of hours. Also featured are two LEGO cities, a mall, and space launch.
Towers of Light 2015 - This year, I went down along the Waterfront Esplanade, a favorite location of mine to get these photos...
The views from Niagara Falls State Park Observation Tower are absolutely stunning and easily rival those of the Canadian side....
Three WTC Halfway Up - The core reportedly stands at 41 out of 80 stories. The masts that were to top the building have been nixed dropping the final height to 1,079 feet.
Now is the Time to See Forever... I left ahead of Elsy to make the Ribbon cutting ceremony that I had been invited to. I always like to get this shot when I use the ferry. When the boat passes this point, you see the complete building top to bottom. This double-truck ad in the [...]
Elsy and I had been invited to a free Open House of One World Observatory by Legends Corp. I pounced on this opportunity and scheduled my slot for 11 AM. The Open House was a final preview of what the Observatory would be on Opening Day which would be on May 29. Today was foggy [...]
After visiting Iditarod Headquarters, I moved over to the Dorothy G. Page Museum at 323 Main Street. Page was the mother of the Iditarod, so this was an appropriate seque. Admission is $3 and the museum encompasses the basement and first floor. The staircase leading to the basement is painted to look like a mine [...]
Knik Goose Bay Road starts out perpendicular to the Parks Highway, but swings right until it is 45 degrees to this principal artery. This was the road I needed to carry out my first order of business, which was to get photos I needed for the Sarah Palin History Tour. My right turn took me [...]
The day began with my Lake Lucille Bed and Breakfast-supplied goodies, followed by a trip to the Mocha Moose to get my usual, then to City Hall to thank Bonnie for showing me the rooms where Sarah Palin sat as Wasilla's City Councilwoman in Seat E and as the city's Mayor, as documented in the [...]