Scene of family and community gatherings over the years at my recently late (but always with me) brother Paul. In this case, a total solar eclipse, 2017. Carbondale, IL
Azerbaijan has architecture!
They are called "Flame Towers," but I think they look a little organic, in an unsettling way.
Maybe a little like nematodes?
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I know certain people are said to have been there recently to meet with right wing assholes, but they can't take away from the charm of Innsbruck. Maybe you should go before Europe follows us into the dumpster.
Yeah, yeah. I know it's a monastery. But if it wasn't, I know a few friends who might want to take possession of the place with me.
Antigua and Barbuda is the official name of two delicious islands in the Caribbean. You may remember hearing about Barbuda, which lost 95% of it's buildings and infrastructure to Hurricane Irma in 2017. It's people were evacuated to Antigua, where I hope this charming harborside is still standing.
Algeria. Another country I will never get to visit. This picture might illustrate why that doesn't bother me so much. Do you know what they call the building material in old Algerian cities? Sun-baked brick. Yes. That's right. Doesn't even need a kiln, I don't think. Just wet some clay, form it into a brick, and leave it in the sun for a day. Voila. It'll last for centuries. Leave me in the sun for a day and I'll last for centuries, too. Only I won't be too happy about it.
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