Month: July 2004

July 14, 2004

I would like to thank all of the people who had me to stay during my visit, and all of the people I met during my travels, who made me so welcome. Without you, this tour would probably have not been possible, and would certainly…

July 14, 2004

Nearly all of the photographs in this journal were taken with my mobile phone, as its infrared port made it easy to transfer pictures to my Palm for editing and uploading. However, I was also taking pictures with my Olympus digital camera, and some of…

July 4, 2004

We get up and about, and go into town. Steve and Crystal have been asking what I would like to see today, and we decide upon a trip to the Holocaust Memorial Museum. Although we arrive soon after 10am, the Museum is busy today, and…

July 2, 2004

I get up and shower at 9am, and pack leisurely, leaving the hotel at about 11:30. As I leave, the doorman lifts his hand and hails a taxi, like straight out of the movies. Although I am quite capable of hailing a taxi myself (or…

July 1, 2004

I get up, and make my way up to the American Museum of Natural History. It is a really nice day, so rather than risking the subway again, and as the Museum doesn’t open until 10am, I walk up 7th Avenue until I reach Central…