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Just... act... normal...   Aboard the Star Ferry that goes from Kowloon Bay to Central Hong Kong. It only costs about 30 cents for a one-way trip, and it's a lot of fun.   I could not buy a camera with a wide-angle lens big enough to capture this city in one shot. It is beyond huge... you'd think it must be a drawing or back drop for a movie.   This is outside of the main area of town, in one of the smaller, more typical neighborhoods. I would guess this guy has been sewing here for 50 years...

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I thought this was cute. In case NOS (New old stock) tubes dry up, I can always sell NOS sandwiches... Yummm! NOS Sandwiches means "Our Sandwiches." This was a sandwich stand in the south of France.   Tube hunting is tons of work, and a lot of luck. I had a tube T-shirt on while in Paris, and a gentleman walked up to me and asked "do you like tubes? I have this old radio..." etc etc. I have heard my share of old radio stories over the years, and my eyes typically role back into my head after about...

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Picture of a field just outside Montreal, France. This is where the Chenet family lives and where we stayed... uhh.. but we stayed in a house...   This is the back of Dominique Chenet's family's home. We were able to take tables right out the back, and the Tour de France passed right by us no more than a couple feet away as everyone cheered and partied for hours.   Dominique's niece Elisa, Herman's daughter Case, and Elisa's older sister Isabelle waiting for the Tour to pass by. Think you can sense the one on the left may be trouble......

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Typical evening of hanging out after dinner with friends and family at Hermanito's house in the south of France.   At the end of the day all the children have to go around and give "baisers baisers" or "kisses kisses" to all the adults.   Kevin alongside Herman's daughter Case, prior to her becoming a blonde.   This is the party in Loupia. I don't get these people. There's a party there every weekend. There's only 100 people who live in this village. This is a line where they carry people hand-over-hand down the line. The village is a hoot,...

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Roland, Upscale Audio print ad maven, in front of the Forum in Rome.   I wish I could say we made this picture with awesome Photoshop skills, but this is the exact way it came out from my little pocket camera.   In Brussels everybody has to stand in this...   After Brussels we went to Montreal in the South of France for the biggest deal: The marriage of Dominique's brother Philip to the beautiful Geraldine. This is Herman goofing off as usual.   The girls that were torturing me. Herman's daughter Case, and Dominique's nieces Isabelle and Kathy. They...

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