Category: Travel

Chinese Dancer Artwork in Guangzhou Beiyun Airport

Hanging on the walls of the Guangzhou Beiyun International airport are these beautiful paintings of people dancing.

Don’t Serve Peanuts Flight Comic

Guangzhou Airport Military Property Sign

While walking through the Guangzhou airport in China I happened to notice this sign. So I quickly snapped a photo of it and then translated it to find out it said, “Military Property.” That kind of explains why there were cameras around this area. Hopefully nobody will come looking for me.

Mask or No Mask Comic

Welcome to Guam

Traveled through the airport in Guam and while walking through I saw this Guam culture center. Looking out the window of the Guam airport you can see a K-mart and a cliff near the ocean.

Come to California

Early Navigation Map

At the Smithsonian Museum of Air and Space in Washington, D.C. there is a this early navigation map that leads into the exhibit about navigation and using Global Positioning for navigation.  I really enjoy looking at old maps to see how the creator perceived the area  in which they were mapping to see the difference …

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Interesting Fact About Manure

In the 16th and 17th centuries, everything for export had to be transported by ship. It was also before the invention of commercial fertilizers, so large shipments of manure were quite common. It was shipped dry, because in dry form it weighed a lot less than when wet, but once water (at sea) hit it, …

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Walmart in China

We thought our WalMarts had it all. Crocodiles. Bulk Rice. Mixed meat for the choosing. (I’m sure they all washed their hands first!) This is all so sanitary, isn’t it? No wonder the corona virus spread quickly. Turtles and frogs. Yum, Yum! You guess! (It looks familiar, but definitely not something that I have eaten …

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Things to See Around the Barringer Meteor Crater

When first walking up you can see the meteor crater in its entirety, but for a closer view you need to walk to the observation deck. While walking out to the observation deck you can see some Moenkopi Sandstone. From the observation deck at the Barringer Meteor Crater near Winslow, Arizona there are some telescopes …

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James Bond 007 Spy Car

Displayed near the front door of the International Spy museum in Washington D.C. is a James Bond 007 car. This sweet little sports car shows off the technology to help Bond evade some bad guys.

Sights Around Lafayette Square

Walking around Lafayette Square in front of the White House here are a few of the things you can see. First you can see the front of the White House with the Washington Monument in the background. Next you can see an Equestrian statue of Andrew Jackson. The statue depicts Andrew Jackson, the general who …

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Universal Studios Sound Stages

While taking the movie set tour at Universal Studios Hollywood we went past the sound stages. These are specially made big buildings that blockout outside noise so high quality sound can be recorded within. As you can see on the walls of the different building you can see some of the shows and movies being …

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Swim Up Bar

Road Hazards

That’s Why They Are Called Wildlife

Videos of People Eating Disgusting Things

International Spy Museum CIA Tweet

The Spirit of St. Louis

Hanging high in the Smithsonian National Air and Space museum is the Spirit of St. Louis.  This plane is best known for being flown by Charles Lindbergh on the first solo non-stop transatlantic flight from New York to London on May 20-21st, 1927.

International Spy Museum Mechanical Dragonfly

At the International Spy Museum located in Washington D.C. there are many interesting things that can be found.  Here is a graphic depicting a mechanical dragonfly that could be used to listen to conversations or take photos without being detected.

International Spy Museum Micro Camera

At the International Spy Museum located in Washington D.C. there are many interesting things that can be found.  Here is a graphic depicting a micro camera.

The United States National Archives

Went to the United States National Archives to see the Constitution, the Declaration of Independence, and the Bill of Rights.  I wanted to take a photo of the Constitution, however when I got there they had signs up stating no photography.  After inquiring why they informed me it is because the light affects the actual …

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The Viking Lander at the Smithsonian

The Smithsonian Museum of Air and Space located in Washington D.C. is the host to many free exhibits that are the culmination of different major events throughout history for both flight and space travel.  The Viking Lander shown here is one of those exhibits.  The Viking Lander is best known for being the first U.S. …

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Universal Studios Hollywood Jaws Movie Set Tour

While at Universal Studios Hollywood it was a wonderful experience to take the movie set tour to see where all the movie magic was made.  Here are some photos of the Jaws movie set tour.  You might notice some familiar things from the movie.

International Spy Museum Army Cipher Device

At the International Spy Museum located in Washington D.C. there are many interesting things that can be found.  Here is a graphic depicting an Army cipher device.

The Wright Brothers at the Smithsonian

At the Smithsonian museum of air and space is an exhibit featuring the Orville and Wilbur Wright.  The Wright brothers exhibit features the aircraft in which they first flew at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina and the vertical four-cylinder engine that powered their aircraft.

International Spy Museum Hidden Shoe Compartment

At the International Spy Museum located in Washington D.C. there are many interesting things that can be found.  Here is a graphic depicting a hidden compartment in the heal of a shoe.

Meteor Crater near Winslow, Arizona

Winslow, Arizona is the home to a gigantic hole in the earth called Meteor Crater. This hole is so big it could fit downtown San Francisco in it.  Here are a couple photos that I took with different camera equipment.  The second photo I had to stitch multiple photos together to fit the whole crater …

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Directions on Capitol Hill

Doc Holliday’s Room in Tombstone

Doc Holliday, friend of Wyatt Earp, room here in Fly’s Boarding House and Photography Gallery.  Big Nose Kate, Doc’s girlfriend, had come for a visit.  On October 26, 1881 five cowboys gathered outside of Doc’s room in the vacant lot next door, probably waiting to confront Doc.  Wyatt Earp and his brothers, Virgil and Morgan …

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The United States Supreme Court