Native American Indian culture at Denver Art Museum


The Denver Art Museum introduces itself as "an educational, nonprofit resource that sparks creative thinking and expression through transformative experiences with art. Its holdings reflect the city and region—and provide invaluable ways for the community to learn about cultures from around the world." We visited in April 2017 attracted by their focus on cultures in … Continue reading Native American Indian culture at Denver Art Museum

Postcard from America #10 Chicago and wild garlic!


Chicago and Wild Garlic!   As the train pulls out on its long journey to New York for our final few days in the US, I begin to realise how little I know and how little we've seen of this magnificent city. Let's start with its name based on the Native American word for wild … Continue reading Postcard from America #10 Chicago and wild garlic!

Camera across America: #5 Denver-best and worst!


The Worst A previous post lauded the service culture we have experienced across USA over the past 30 years. But, we have just experienced the exact opposite of this, so let's begin with the WORST of Denver, Colorado. Taxi drivers! We exited the Denver Art Museum and hailed a cab asking for the Brazilian Steakhouse … Continue reading Camera across America: #5 Denver-best and worst!

The alternative Kathmandu: #5 The lost noses of Kirtipur!


The alternative Kathmandu If this is your second visit to Kathmandu you may be in need of a few thoughts to explore the city further, understand it more, so you don't just have a quick stay before shooting off to Pokhara, Solu Kumbhu etc. If this is your first visit then we hope to help … Continue reading The alternative Kathmandu: #5 The lost noses of Kirtipur!

The alternative Kathmandu: #3 A different Temple


The alternative Kathmandu  If this is your second visit to Kathmandu you may be in need of a few thoughts to explore the city further, understand it more, so you don't just have a quick stay before shooting off to Pokhara, Solu Kumbhu etc. If this is your first visit then we hope to help … Continue reading The alternative Kathmandu: #3 A different Temple