2010 Travelogue

I’m not usually very good with taking heaps of pictures and distributing them. But lets give it a go shall we, and lo and behold, here is an attempt to bore you. I maintain that this is a better medium than that other popular website since I don’t want to give all the details of my private life to some loser that dropped out of that small liberal arts college up the river.

Notre Dame, with Siene in foreground

Paris je t’aime. Is starting with a picture of a canonical landmark considered good form?

At the Louvre

This is a picture of all the bloody tourists doing what every tourist wants to do and take a picture of the Mona Lisa. It is at this point in the exposition that I am tempted to try to insert a dirty joke, but will refrain from doing so out of respect of those who haven’t seen the Mona Lisa.

Venus de Milo


This is also at the Louvre. Unfortunately it didn’t come in gummy form.

The Indian Ocean

My most local beach. The texture of the sand, the surf, really makes me feel back home.

Yes these pictures are being shown in chronological order

Lagrange, Laplace et al. I had no idea before visiting that these greats are venerated on this most famous of landmarks.

WTF mate?

Seen in Den Haag.

a church (duh)

Europe seems replete with splendid churches. This particular specimen was found in Den Bosch, which I visited as it is apparently a more “dutchee” town, and is the home of the lovely dessert, the Bossche Bol, which I strongly recommend.

Brugge, Belgium

More precisely this picture was taken from the top of the tower in the centre of town. Brugge is a quaint and beautiful town, complete with cobblestone-lined streets, delicious Belgian chocolate and a large population of tourists.

Foucault's Pendulum

mmm, science. In the Pantheon.

My office at Stanford

Yes this is a slide rule. Clearly if I want to be at the forefront of mathematical research, then I need access to all the cutting edge computational machinery that mankind has developed. (At the time of writing, I do not have a computer in said office).

Ladies and Gentlemen thank you for your attention, and I’ll appear on your RSS reader again when next something interesting happens.

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4 Responses to “2010 Travelogue”

  1. Ana Rita Says:

    Yay, you have a blog! (if this were above mentioned website, I would “like” the slide rule photo)

  2. Ana Rita Says:

    Sorry, not a blog. You have a not-a-blog. My bad.

  3. Jenn Says:

    Yay for not-a-blog! As long as you actually keep in touch =P

  4. Joanna Says:

    Why are you at Stanford?

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