Rose Parade Tournament House and Wrigley Gardens in Pasadena, California

Wrigley Mansion – as it was once known now houses permanent headquarters of Tournament of Roses in Pasadena, California. Wrigley Gardens are part of the property and are opened to the public. The building, the grounds and the gardens are beautifully maintained and are well worth the visit. The building is located on South Orange […]

Rose Parade – Marching Bands and Colorul Flower Floats

The Rose Parade began in the 1890s to promote the warm winters of the west coast. The parade preceded various sporting events in order to attract attention and spectators. The first American football game was played in 1902 and the proper football stadium was commissioned in 1920 and completed by 1923. The Parade and Tournament, […]

Architectural Design Legacy of Palm Springs

The architectural design legacy of Palm Springs is a great feature of this small town. If you are interested in and enjoy looking at nice architecture plan a trip to Palm Springs. Palm Springs, California is a short drive from Los Angeles. This small town has a rich architectural design heritage. A lot of famous […]

Tall Ships Atlantic Challenge 2009

All of the photos in this series were taken during Tall Ships Halifax 2009. It was the start of Atlantic Challenge Race last leg from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada to Belfast, Ireland. This was also one of the best tall ships gatherings in years. This race was a joint venture between Sail Training International and Tall […]