Our books are about travel experiences. We share our experiences on Instagram, but…travel photos are fun. Here are a few of mine. Click to see the full-size photos.

Europe

Nymphenburg Palace, Germany. This is a partial exterior. The palace was too big to fit without walking much further away.
Nymphenburg Palace, Germany. This is a partial exterior.
A Teen Goes to Europe - Origins of Molly and the Magic Suitcase
Partial of a fresco inside the Nymphenburg Palace. I wanted to get the gilded molding.
A Teen Goes to Europe - Origins of Molly and the Magic Suitcase
The interior of the Salzburger Dom, Salzburg, Austria.
A Teen Goes to Europe - Origins of Molly and the Magic Suitcase
Salzburg, Austria is the birthplace of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
A Teen Goes to Europe - Origins of Molly and the Magic Suitcase
Panoramic stitch of Salzburg, Austria. Photo taken from the Hohensalzburg Fortress.
A Teen in Europe - Origins of Molly and the Magic Suitcase
Goldenes Dachl or Golden Roof of Innsbruck, Austria.
A Teen Goes to Europe - Chris Oler Author
Inside the Hofkirche: Statues surrounding the Tomb of Maximilian I. Innsbruck, Austria.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


A Teen in Europe - Chris Oler Author
Venice, Italy, Piazza San Marco from the canal.
Murano Island glass blowing
Murano Glass “factory.” Venice, Italy.
A Teen in Europe (Part 3) - Chris Oler Author
Piazza San Marco (St. Mark’s Square): the Clock Tower with the statues and bell at the very top. The arches to the right are part of St. Mark’s Basilica.
A Teen in Europe (Part 3) - Chris Oler Author
The Bridge of Sighs. This is the photo everyone takes in Venice, they just don’t normally take it off center and a bit crooked.
Row of Gondolas, Venice. I waited a long time for a break in the crowd.
Row of Gondolas, Venice. I waited a long time for a break in the crowd.
Duomo di Siena, Siena, Italy.
Duomo di Siena, Siena, Italy.
A Teen in Europe (Part 4) - Chris Oler Author
The Palazzo Pubblico, the dominant feature of the Piazza del Campo in Siena.
A Teen in Europe (Part 4) - Chris Oler Author
View from a cafe, Piazza del Campo, Siena, Italy.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


The Colosseum, Rome, Italy.
The Colosseum, Rome, Italy. A thin cloud layer created the “aura” glow.
A Teen in Europe - Chris Oler Author
The “aura” effect is present here again. Interior of the Colosseum.
A Teen in Europe - Chris Oler Author
The Arch of Constantine, Rome. The Colosseum is visible to the right.
A Teen in Europe - Chris Oler
Temple of Castor and Pollux, Roman Forum, Rome.
A Teen in Europe - Chris Oler Author
Southeast end of the Circus Maximus. Rome, Italy.
A Teen in Europe - Chris Oler Author
Panorama stitch of the Imperial Palace, Rome. In the foreground is part of the Circus Maximus.
St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican City.
St. Peter’s Basilica, Vatican City.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Street view of Mt. Vesuvius from the ruins of Pompeii, Italy.
Street view of Mt. Vesuvius from the ruins of Pompeii, Italy.
Artifact storage area, Pompeii. Plaster cast of a victim.
Artifact storage area, Pompeii. Plaster cast of a victim.
Restored garden, Pompeii.
Restored garden, Pompeii.
Badly-engineered tower, Pisa, Italy.
Badly-engineered tower, Pisa, Italy.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


United States

Independence Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Independence Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Houses in Philadelphia's Old City district.
Houses in Philadelphia’s Old City district.
Irving Street in Philadelphia's Old City.
Irving Street in Philadelphia’s Old City.
The Capitol Building on an Inauguration Day many years ago, Washington, D. C.
The Capitol Building on an Inauguration Day many years ago, Washington, D. C.
Old Executive Building, Washington, D. C. Another photo from the same inauguration day.
Old Executive Building, Washington, D. C. Another photo from the same inauguration day.
Tiger Stadium in its final season glory. Detroit, Michigan.
Tiger Stadium in its final season glory. Detroit, Michigan.
Sunset over Sanibel Island, Florida.
Sunset over Sanibel Island, Florida.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Stick your head into the unknown! Lake Mead oasis, Nevada.
Stick your head into the unknown! Lake Mead oasis, Nevada.
Valley of Fire panorama from view area on main road.
Valley of Fire panorama from view area on main road.
Petroglyphs in the Valley of Fire. Near Las Vegas, Nevada.
Petroglyphs in the Valley of Fire. Near Las Vegas, Nevada.
Taken from same spot as petroglyph photo, this shows a crossroads in the Valley of Fire State Park, Nevada.
Taken from same spot as petroglyph photo, this shows a crossroads in the Valley of Fire State Park, Nevada.
Amy stands in front of one of the "Seven Sisters" in the Valle of Fire State Park, Nevada.
Amy stands in front of one of the “Seven Sisters” in the Valle of Fire State Park, Nevada.
Amy on horseback with the Red Rock Canyon providing a dramatic background.
Amy on horseback with the Red Rock Canyon providing a dramatic background.
Amy and I await the start of our trail ride in the Red Rock Canyon, near Las Vegas, Nevada.
Amy and I await the start of our trail ride in the Red Rock Canyon, near Las Vegas, Nevada.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Street band, New Orleans, Louisiana...NOLA.
French Quarter street band, New Orleans, Louisiana…NOLA.
Pirate's Alley, New Orleans, Louisiana...NOLA.
Pirate’s Alley, New Orleans, Louisiana…NOLA.
Early morning on Bourbon Street, New Orleans.
Early morning on Bourbon Street, New Orleans.
Graceland from across the street, Memphis, Tennessee.
Graceland from across the street, Memphis, Tennessee.
Inside the former gym at Graceland. Just a few of Elvis's awards. Memphis, Tennessee.
Inside the former gym at Graceland. Just a few of Elvis’s awards. Memphis, Tennessee.
Beale Street, Memphis, Tennessee. Famed for its music history.
Beale Street, Memphis, Tennessee. Famed for its music history.
Sunrise, Lake George, Indiana/Michigan. All my summers since age five were spent here.
Sunrise, Lake George, Indiana/Michigan. All my summers since age five were spent here.