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TRAVEL THEME: YOUNGTERS

May 2, 2015

TRAVEL . . . TO THE BEACH KIDS KORNER! Pittsburgh has Three Rivers, but no beach.  What a joy for the children to arrive at Point State Park in downtown Pittsburgh to fine this man-made beach just for them. This post was created for Where’s my backpack? Travel Theme Challenge: Youngters.  Click on highlighted for more […]

LIGHT UP NIGHT IN PITTSBURGH

March 25, 2014

TAGGED “L” – LIGHT UP NIGHT I am not very good at night photography, but here are a few of the city that I captured on Light Up Night, when all the building lights in the city are lit to welcome in the holiday season.  It is when Pittsburgh puts on its party clothes and dresses up […]

TRAVEL THEME: CONTRAST

April 20, 2013

POINT OF VIEW I’ve posted one of these photos before and I thought I would add two additional photos I’ve taken of the same sculpture to show the contrast, and more importantly the contrast between the point of view of the two people represented.  See below the information about this amazing work of art. Jim […]

SURROUNDINGS – WATER WATER EVERYWHERE

November 12, 2012

SUNDAY POST: SURROUNDINGS Living in the city of Pittsburgh, we are surrounding by Three Rivers.  The Allegheny, The Monongahela and The Ohio.  They each play an important part in recreation and commerce throughout the area. RECREATION COMMERCIAL SURROUNDING OF THREE RIVERS Visit Jakesprinter’s Sunday Post: Surroundings to see other entries. BE ENCOURAGED!  BE BLESSED!

WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE: MERGE

August 18, 2012

POINT OF VIEW This bronze monument on Pittsburgh’s Mount Washington depicts a meeting in October 1770 between George Washington and Seneca leader Guyasuta. Once allies, then veterans on opposing sides in the French & Indian War, the two met 17 years later down the Ohio River and sat overnight at council fire to revisit their […]

WEEKLY IMAGE OF LIFE: FUN UNDER THE SUN

June 21, 2012

This weeks Image of Life is Fun Under the Sun.  This challenge is sponsored by This Man’s Journey, Island Traveler, where more entries can be found. Living in a city with Three Rivers ( Allegheny, Ohio and Monongahela) there are a lot of opportunities to have fun on the water.  Kayaking on any of these […]

RIVERS OF PITTSBURGH

May 1, 2012

This weeks A-Z ARCHIVE CHALLENGE : R, is sponsored by Frizztext.  Check out other related articles on his site highlighted above. I have chosen photos of the Three Rivers of Pittsburgh taken from my archives to use for this weeks challenge. The Three Rivers of Pittsburgh are well-known for the commerce, recreational and sporting environment they provide […]

A-Z ARCHIVE: K CHALLENGE

March 13, 2012

KAYAK PADDLE AT THE POINT Back on June 5, 2010 Pittsburgh, PA held the “Paddle at the Point” event sponsored by Venture Outdoors.  More than 1,700 canoeist and kayakers converged at the point of the three rivers to float together by joining hands for 30 seconds thereby setting the new world record for the largest […]

PITTSBURGH WELCOME’S THE WORLD

February 27, 2012

I thought I would post a travel blog about the city of Pitsburgh.  A place I call home.  The following slideshow shows places and buildings of interest around town.  I am also including some Pittsburgh trivia and fun facts that I hope you will enjoy. Pittsburgh ranked in the top five Most Livable Cities in the […]