St. Roch – Campo Santo

St. Roch New Orleans - Sundial Last weekend, Jen & I got some much-needed downtime and spent the weekend in New Orleans. As St. Louis cemeteries now require tour guides and you cannot explore as easily due to vandalism that has taken place, we ventured on up in St. Roch's Campo Santo cemetery a bit north of the French Quarter. One…

Barcelona: Park Güell

Gaudi's Park Güell - Barcelona While in Barcelona, we tried to visit a couple different Gaudi landmarks, and were hoping to walk around Park Güell and take some photos. Unfortunately, we made a critical mistake - not buying tickets in advance. We were able to walk around the outside of the park, and a small open area, but missed out on the…

View from Holmenkollen

Panoramic View from Holmenkollen Last night my wife and I had dinner with a business colleague at the Scandic Hotel at Holmenkollen just outside of Oslo, Norway under the Skiforeningen (Ski Jump Museum). Holmenkollen is a neighborhood in the Vestre Aker borough of Oslo, Norway. In addition to being a residential area, the area has been a ski recreation area since the late 19th century, with…