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2012 Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade, from the street

This Thanksgiving, my wife and I went to New York City!  It’s been one of her dreams to visit NYC and attend the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade.  This was the first time I’ve ever been, despite having done my PhD in … Continue reading

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An American in Spain, part 8: Granada and the Alhambra

The final part of the seemingly-endless photo travelogue of my (not quite so) recent trip to Spain with my wife and her family! (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6, Part 7) Having exhausted ourselves with a very extensive visit … Continue reading

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An American in Spain, part 7: the Plaza de España, Seville

Part 7 of a photo travelogue of my (not quite so) recent trip to Spain with my wife and her family! (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6) Our first full day in Seville was quite a busy one! … Continue reading

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An American in Spain, part 6: Real Alcázar of Seville

Part 6 of a photo travelogue of my recent trip to Spain with my wife and her family! (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5) On our first full day in Seville, we spent the morning visiting the Seville Cathedral, … Continue reading

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An American in Spain, part 5: Seville Cathedral

Part 5 of a photo travelogue of my recent trip to Spain with my wife and her family! (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4) Updated some descriptions thanks to commenter VA! When we woke up on Monday morning, the massive … Continue reading

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An American in Spain, part 4: Onward to Seville

Part 4 of a photo travelogue of my recent trip to Spain with my wife and her family! (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3) On Sunday, we got up relatively early to catch a train from Madrid to Seville.  The train … Continue reading

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An American in Spain, part 3: Palaces and parks in Madrid

Part 3 of a photo travelogue of my recent trip to Spain with my wife and her family! (Part 1, Part 2) As I’ve noted in the past parts of this travelogue, our hotel in Madrid was located very close … Continue reading

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