Urca, Rio – photoblog

Surprisingly I came across Chopin in Urca, or at least a statue of him looking out across the Atlantic. Not sure why he was there but he did have a quiet beach almost to himself at the foot of Sugarloaf Mountain. From the front of the cable car rising up Sugarloaf there are great views […]

Rough Point,Rhode Island Newport

We had planned to visit just one of the great Mansions of Newport (Breakers) but our hotel Gilded let us know that the day we were in Newport which was October 24th coincided with the Restoration Foundation Golden Birthday and entrance to Doris Dukes former home Rough Point was free. So we walked the famous Cliff Walk, popped into Breakers […]