Old San Juan, Puerto Rico

Red Gate to Old San Juan Huge stone walls of the Fort surround sun-soaked Old San Juan, a cobble stoned enclave of 16th & 17th century restored buildings.  A UNESCO World Heritage City, Old San Juan is home to several thousand Puerto Ricans and ex-pats.  It’s packed with gracious palaces and mansions, many now functioning as museums. […]

Norway: Rock, Paper, Knitters – Part 2

   Bergen Top of the tram line above Bergen, Norway’s busiest port and gateway to the the Fjords. Buildings dating from the 14th to mid-16th century in Bryggen, the port of the Hanseatic Leagues trading empire back in the day. Bergen is a UNESCO World Heritage City, and works hard to preserve the timbered buildings in Bryggen. […]