San Francisco. July 2015. (Bear with me, San Francisco was a treasure mine of art. Still have many more to come. Pleased to announce that Frisco photos have been recovered.)
Yaxchilan Maya site, at the Mexico-Guatemala border, on the Usumacinta river. My faithful 40-year old Ray-bans were lost in Paris 2 years ago. (Now replaced by the same model!) 🙂
A study in scarlet. Florence. 2014. Shoe design and colours are not mandatory.
Papua New Guinea ritual skull. De Young museum, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco. Heartfelt thanks to Jenny at Bulldog travels for the recommendation. Rain started pouring in the park the minute we stepped down the bus. De Young is a fabulous museum. Visit Jenny’s site here:
Where’s the head? Tsavo National Park, Kenya. (c)courtesy Alex.
Tea garden, San Francisco. Interesting, but very small.
And the 4th statue started walking. (I swear.) Florence. 2014.
Newborn elephant struggling to get up for the first time. Tsavo National Park. (c)ourtesy Alex.
Vinci. La belle Ferronière. c. 1490.
Portrait of Cecilia Gallerani. D’aprés Vinci. Florence. 2014.
Coronation of Hailé Selassié I, Ras Tafari, Emperor of Ethiopia. c.1930. Photo (c)ourtesy Georges Van Billoen, my friend and former classmate at the Franco-Ethiopian Lycée in Addis-Abeba, Ethiopia. This is one of a series of photographs celebrating the crowning of the Emperor that belonged to Georges’ father. Merci Georges.
Oscar Wilde’s last residence in Paris. He died there in 1900, age 46. At 13 rue des beaux-arts, in Saint-Germain-des-prés, the former Hôtel d’Alsace, now know as “L’Hôtel”, also had Borges as an illustrious guest. Borges translated “The happy prince” into Spanish.
Ah. Here’s the head. Darn files are all upside down. Not to mention the next exhibit:
San Francisco. On Haight and Ashbury.
Thank you for flying Equinoxio on this flight with no head or tail. Have a fab week-end.