As travel restrictions mount, I’m thinking of all the wonderful and meaningful places I’ve traveled since 1994, and the important cultural and personal relationships that were the focus of these trips.
A lifetime of memories lives in these photos:
At the Parthenon in Athens, September 2015.
Norwich Cathedral, from the east.
JC outside the Estates Theatre, where Mozart conducted the premiere of his opera Don Giovanni. Prague 2009.
2003. In historic Melaka, Malaysia.
Hong Kong, 2017.
The quire at Gloucester Cathedral.
2003. With Loo in Malaysia.
2005. Starbucks in Yu Yuan, Shanghai.
In the Vigelund park, with snow falling on Oslo.
Prague. 2008. JC at the Tramvaj Cafe on Wenceslas Square, with the National Museum in the background.
I love a good cap. London.
JC in front of Buckingham Palace before the royal appearance.
Veal medallions with potatoes, Budapest.
A plaque inside the walls of a barracks commemorating the homosexuals who died at Buchenwald.
Standing in the surf of the Pacific Ocean.
My only apple strudel of the trip, in Weimar.
David. Florence. 2018.
With Kevin Cherry at Sutton Mawr Farm outside of Cardiff.
At the Clock Tower.
2005. Deyang, China.
JC and Dolph near the Temple of Apollo at Delphi.
Standing astride the Prime Meridian in Greenwich in October.
JC in the cloister at Gloucester Cathedral.
Goethe’s garden in Weimar. I can see why he was so inspired.
St. Basil’s Cathedral, Moscow.
2002. Edinburgh, the Old Town.
On the Great Wall of China.
2003. At the foot of the Petronas Towers, Kuala Lumpur.
2000. With Ken in Toronto in January.
With Ramelle Sarna.
Teaching a freshman voice class at Shanghai Normal University, 2005.
At Michael’s grave in July 2013, Twigworth Church, Gloucestershire.
JC after Evensong at King’s College Cambridge.
At the Forbidden City.
A late 1600’s pulpit in the city church in Elsinore.
In Sorrento, looking at Pompeii
In the small library.
The adjudicators gather in Malaysia, 2003.
JC goes wading in the Gulf of Corinth, May 2009.
Me. St. Stephen’s Basilica in background.
JC at the Vatican. That’s St. Peter’s Basilica dome in the background.
At a orange plantation for a traditional Brazilian luncheon, 2001.
Feeding the parrots and toucans at my host home, Brazil, 2001.
Howells, Vaughan Williams, and Stanford, all together in eternal rest at Westminster Abbey.
I’m trying my hand at being a Rembrandt model. Amsterdam, 2015.
Me at St. Joseph’s Oratory in Montreal.
JC straddling what was West Berlin and East Berlin.
With John Schaefer and George Emblom, Worcester Cathedral.
In Morocco, on the Atlantic beach, 2019.
At the Old Montreal waterfront.
Midday. Happy guy with Cava.
The guestbook. Antwerp 2015.
On stage at the ancient auditorium near the Temple of Apollo in Delphi.
Visiting a sugar cane plantation in Araras.
The inbound GSE team and our Brazilian greeting committee in Sao Paulo.
The King and Anna bow at the Royal Albert Hall.
2005. On Nanjing Lu, the main shopping street, Shanghai.
1994. Gelata in Buenos Aires with my father. I’m trying to indicate how high the gelato had been mounded on the cone, using only a slight bit of hyperbole.
Lunch in Florence, after a cooking class.
In front of Cecilienhof.
At a waterfall in the mountains outside of Sao Pedro, Brazil, 2001.
2004. Banff, Alberta, Canada.
With Dolph near the end of our 2009 sea voyage, approaching Patra.