Springfield, Ohio is one of those classic Midwestern American cities which lost much of their identity following the eclipse of the industrialization boom. Unable to provide jobs for their inhabitants, many once-thriving communities across the Midwest have become mere shadows of their former selves.
Welcome to Springfield, Ohio. According to some articles you can find online, this is the unhappiest city in the United States of America, and the fourth most dangerous city in the state of Ohio. Such articles of course inspire Youtubers like this one to drive through the city, making videos with clickbait titles, talking smack about Springfield.
Among the experiences you might expect to have in Ohio: attending a college football game, navigating a cornfield maze, exploring revitalized big cities, visiting an amusement park, and discovering off-beat roadside attractions. But... going on a safari? Like a real one, with cheetahs and giraffes?
While I was in New York City, I experimented with taking photos using my mirrorless DSLR camera, and my Vivo X60 Pro+ mobile phone. I've already published the photos I took with the phone, and now it's time to see the pictures taken with the camera
My intention is to judge whether the photos I produce with my mobile phone (Vivo X60 Pro +) can stand up to those taken with my mirrorless DSLR camera (Sony A7C). In this post I'm starting with the phone -- these are all photos I took during our visit to New York City.
Walking from Brooklyn to Manhattan over the East River is a popular tourist activity in New York. By far the most popular way to do so, has been by crossing the iconic Brooklyn Bridge.
The area around the new World Trade Center brings back so many memories. The twin towers had been one of my favorite parts of the city, and I remember visiting them a year before the terrorist attacks which took them down.
The area around Hudson Yards is being purposefully revitalized from the rough, industrial zone it used to be, into an attractive spot for residents and businesses. Probably even more of a draw than Vessel, is a park called the High Line.
This trip to New York City was our first big excursion since the beginning of the pandemic, and also the first time since we had been back to Manhattan in over five years. To celebrate, we splurged a bit and booked a room at the Hyatt Centric, right next to Times Square.
Are you into small Spanish towns, waterfalls, beautiful nature and eerie forests with cool looking caves? Then the hike from the small Valencian town of Anna to the Cabrentà de Estubeny is for you.