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Moving Pictures – Universal Studios, California

 California,destinations   Nov 16, 2016    By

There aren’t a lot of ‘European’ sights in Southern California, but they do have a huge Harry Potter exhibit at Universal Studios in Hollywood. The author of these books, J.K. Rowling, was born in England, lived in both London and Manchester, and was inspired for her novels by her experiences in Portugal. I know nothing […]


Shutter Love Sunday – Santa Barbara, California

 California,wanderlust   Sep 18, 2016    By

In many ways Santa Barbara reminded me of Europe, from its Spanish architecture to the French-like mood at the cafes and other nightlife. This street musician armed with a violin was another reminder. I don’t recall what he was playing, but he situated himself right on the main drag of State Street, so hopefully he made […]