Tagged: tourist

el rancho; hotel; stars, motel; gallup; new mexico; celebrity; celebrities; actors; movies; cowboy; western; old west; classics; john wayne; humphrey bogart; photos

Historic El Rancho – Hotel of the Movie Stars

Who’s Who of Stars Slept Here Returning from my birthday trip to Sedona, I made a stop at Hotel El Rancho in Gallup, New Mexico. Opening in 1937, the brother of film director D.W Griffith built it to be used...

afton villa; bloom; fountain; garden; grass; landscape; louisiana; nature; pond; spanish moss; plantation; home; gardens; st francisville; azalea; daffodil; tree; statue

Creating Beautiful Tomorrows – Afton Villa Gardens and Ruins

A St. Francisville Treasure Living in Louisiana for 12 years, I loved photographing all its beautiful places.  Afton Villa Gardens is certainly on that list.  I always put off going until the azaleas were blooming. I didn’t know what I...

blue hole; swim; swimming; diving; jumping; water; blue; santa rosa; new mexico; scuba; diver

The Blue Hole of Santa Rosa – A Scuba Diver’s Oasis

A Watery Oasis in the High Desert Great big surprises can come in small packages.  The Blue Hole is one of those surprises.  Mid-way between Albuquerque and Amarillo in the town of Santa Rosa, NM, a natural spring fed lake...

fire, guild, baton rouge, louisiana, levee, mississippi river, artist, entertainment, color, light

Playing With Fire – Baton Rouge Fire Guild

Practice Makes Perfect Friday nights on the Baton Rouge levee are flaming hot!  No, not the temperature (well, yes it can be.) The flames and colors are the Baton Rouge Fire Guild practicing their artistry.  The group of young local...

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