Turnpike

New Jersey Turnpike

Fair warning: I find these views on the turnpike fascinating. They draw me with the beauty of their industrial ugliness, the strict geometry of the Manhattan skyline and the pylons and other industrial artifacts. So expect to see several more over the next few posts…

Volunteer View

Water Tower View

Instead of paying close to $30 to go up the Space Needle, we climbed the spiral staircase in this water tower in Seattle’s Volunteer Park (designed by the firm of the sons of Frederick Law Olmstead, of Central Park fame.

Water Tower

Arenal

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Arenal volcano, Costa Rica
Arenal volcano, Costa Rica

We hiked the trail of the 1968 volcanic eruption at Arenal. You can see some of the lava at the bottom of the vertical panorama. You can also see some little puffs of gas escaping from the top of the volcano. Fortunately it didn’t blow while we were there.
Also, my daughter’s use of panorama mode on her iPhone reminded me I had the same mode on my camera.