Hotel Ducor – The Abandoned Queen of West Africa

Abandoned, stripped and gutted, the Hotel Ducor looks out over Monrovia.  The hotel was built in 1960 with 8 floors and 106 rooms.  The hotel, run by Intercontinental Hotels, has played home to the… Continue reading

Ebola Graffiti – Liberia

Poignant Ebola graffiti on the roof of the abandoned Hotel Ducor in Monrovia.

Hot Fun in the Summertime

Perfect back arch against the sun.   Fun!

Evening Walk—Wordless Wednesday

By Dawn’s Early Light—WPC

Getting up to shoot the sunrise always sounds like such a great idea. Until the alarm goes off. Today Mr DW used his Nikon D300 and Ricoh GRD4. Mrs. DW used her trusty phone… Continue reading

Narrow: The NYC Pocket Park

In a city where every inch counts, vest pocket parks, created from reclaimed lots, are micro oases. Between #254 and #258 West 71st Street, this nano sanctuary occupies the footprint of a 20-foot-wide brownstone condemned and demolished in… Continue reading

Looking Up – The Beach Is All Mine!

  Varna, Bulgaria, 5.30 pm, 28 June 2016.  Shot with Ricoh GRD4 Look Up

Wordless Wednesday

New York City Red White and Blue—iPhone v Camera

New York city marks 4th of July. We chose a visual coincidence in Soho and deliberate window display in the Upper West Side of the city as snapshots of the mood today. To see… Continue reading

Urban Tango

On warm summer Friday nights on a pier in the Hudson River, couples tango on a wooden dance floor laid for the occasion. Music is by portable stereo, but the energy and passion of… Continue reading