New Orleans, LA ~ A few odds and ends around NOLA, Christmas Eve, 2018.
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Montreal, QC ~ We had the pleasure of taking the guided tour, which walks you through Olympic Park’s history and preparations for the 1976 Olympics. In addition to sporting and cultural events, the stadium houses a world class fitness training facility and olympic swimming pools. The Sports Centre boasts the most swim lanes of any facility in Québec, and is open to the public.
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Montreal, QC ~ Olympic Stadium, also known as the Big O, is located in Montreal Olympic Park. Ariel views were taken from the Tower Observatory, the tallest inclined tower in the world. Address: 4141 Pierre-de Coubertin Ave, Montreal, QC H1V 3N7, Canada
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Tuscon, AZ ~ San Xavier is a Spanish Colonial Catholic mission founded by Father Eusebio Kino in 1692. It is the oldest intact European structure in Arizona. The interior is filled with beautiful paintings, murals, and statues. The architectural design throughout is breathtaking!
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Washington, D.C. ~ The featured photo in this set is the “Friendship Archway,” a Chinese gate at H and 7th Street. All photos were taken in the historic Chinatown area, east of downtown along H and I and 5th and 8th street.
Waxahachie, TX ~ The Ellis County Courthouse is located at 109 S. Jackson St, Waxahachie, TX 75165. This historic structure has been fully restored and is operational. You’ll need to visit in person to see the amazing architectural details, such as the gargoyles, carved faces on the columns, and granite stone at the base. If you stop by during the day you can even take a free tour. * These photos were taken in the winter of 2017.
Waxahachie, TX ~ One of my favorite places to be! The people are nice, the stores are unique, and there is history at every turn. Each building has an original style and most are very well maintained. Anyone who loves antiquing should consider a weekend visit.
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