Should anybody be interested in why I went to Seattle this summer, please read here. It is hard to grasp how it all looked from the start as the city was regraded over thirty years’ period ending in the 1930s. To get an idea about it, please have a look at the search images on the subject. Because of the […]
MOHAI, Museum of History and Industry, Seattle WA. Its home is from 1942, a former Naval Reserve Armoury and a Naval Training Center during World War II. I had been looking forward to seeing this museum as we were visiting Seattle. We wanted to find surviving buildings from constructor Hans Peterson. Through our blogging, we got in contact with Paula […]
It’s enjoyable to look at the different styles of historic architecture when travelling. It seems so different from our minimalistic style in Denmark though before WWI we had more beautiful buildings. I have ordered a book on American architecture to help me recognise the style in which the houses are built. When I receive the book, I will return with […]
I knew it would be three intensive weeks with different aims in three different States. Future posts on some of these following themes will appear on this blog. This one is just giving an overview. I have just come back to Denmark, and my head is full of impressions from one week in each of the following places. San Francisco, […]
Old black and white photos always fascinated me, and at the National Portrait Gallery, you can see American history through these photos and paintings about immigrants and American citizens enduring times of hardship.
July 4 seen through Scandinavian eyes A year has nearly past since that memorable day last year where our newly found relatives took us, a Danish couple to celebrate Fourth of July with them at Mount Vernon, Washington’s treasured estate in Virginia. This country estate on the Potomac River was George Washington’s home for 45 years. All my photos have a […]
Earlier on, I wrote about my visit to Monticello. I would like to share a few more photos and thoughts from the memorable day in July last year at his home where Jefferson spent 40 years on building his home. Like George Washington, he longed back to his home while serving in Washington, D.C. UNESCO World Heritage Site The […]