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  • Saratoga: A Day At The Races

    And Behind the Scenes

    Saratoga
    By: Astrid Hiemer - Aug 19th, 2012

    We spent a fabulous day at the Saratoga Race Course, Saratoga Springs, New York, with our guide Don George, who has lived half of his life with horses as owner and trainer. 50 plus photos accompany the article, a visual story.

  • Romanian Photo Exhibition

    Festivalul International de Jazz Garana, Romania July 21-24

    Jazz
    By: Charles Giuliano - Jul 04th, 2011

    Jazz on a Summer's Day. The German/ Romanian artist, Elisabeth Ochsenfeld, has curated an exhibition of vintage, black and white photographs of leading American musicians by Charles Giuliano. The portraits have been enlarged and laminated for outdoor display during the Festivalul International de Jazz Garana, Romania July 21-24. Following the event the images will be donated to a museum in Garana.

  • The Roads of North America: Part Two

    Visiting Friends, Art and Natural Wonders

    Part 2
    By: Astrid Hiemer - Sep 23rd, 2010

    Here's Part Two of entries from my daily diary, while traveling in North America. We started out in Massachusetts in May this year, drove through six States West and South to reach lower Texas, where we spent five nights. Texas is big and beautiful ! Then on to New Mexico, North to Arizona and Utah, East to Colorado ! From there through six more States, before reaching Massachusetts and Home again. Coverage begins in New Mexico.

  • The Roads of North America, Part One

    Charles was Driving Ms. Astrid, the Navigator

    Roads1
    By: Astrid Hiemer - Aug 28th, 2010

    After 6500 miles and 33 days, we returned home ! We had traveled through more than ten states, visited many museums and other cultural sites. We saw America's natural wonders, spent lovely days with old friends and met many interesting people along the way. Please follow us through our journey via photos and entries in my diary.

  • Pueblo Potter Maria Martinez

    In Depth Collection of Denver Art Museum

    Martinez
    By: Charles Giuliano - May 31st, 2010

    Many American museums display examples of the black ware pottery created by Maria Martinez and painted by her husband Julian. The Denver Art Museum has an in depth collection of these unique pieces in a variety of shapes and decorative styles. It is one of the highlights of their stunning presentation of the Art of the Americas.

  • The Carlsbad Caverns

    Deep Below New Mexico

    Caverns
    By: Astrid Hiemer - May 27th, 2010

    .The Carlsbad Caverns in New Mexico were recommended to us as a destination on our second “See America” tour. We drove 3000 miles to have the experience. They are a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

  • Lafayette Cemetery in New Orleans

    Remarkable Landmark and Heritage

    New Orleans Cemetery
    By: Astrid Hiemer - Jun 06th, 2008

    Because of the ground water issues the burials in New Orleans are above ground in vaults. A tour of the Lafayette Cemetery in the Garden District reveals interesting evidence of the ethnic diversity of the Crescent City.

  • sunflowers

    Poems in German and English

    sunflowers - Image 1
    By: Astrid Hiemer - Sep 24th, 2006

    Spectacular late summer sun flowers inspired the poems in German and English by Astrid Hiemer.

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