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Tuesday, February 15, 2022


Just one of the beautiful hills in Paris.
Photo by John Heseltine. 
 This week’s photo essay follows a simple theme: All things uphill. No rhyme or reason just great images: 

Angel Flight Funicular in downtown Los Angeles opened on the last day of 1901 and after being renovated is open for business. 

 Mayan Pyramid of Kukulkan at Chichen Itza, Mexico. 

Spanish Steps (1723 and refurbished in 2016) in Rome as seen from Piazza della Spagna and the Fontana della Barcaccia.Cream colored building at far right housed an apartment once rented by poet John Keats. 

One of Lisbon’s famous seven hills. 

Lass in Scotland 

San Francisco cable car climbs Hyde Street Hill.
Painting by Brian Blood. 

The Pittsburgh PA Duquesne Incline, a funicular built in 1870 continues to operate. 

Hill near Canberra, Australia. Note 1930s Vauxhall.
Photo by Frank Hurley. 

French Countryside

Full nude, half dome

Charge of the U.S. Army Rough Riders at San Juan Hill, Cuba during the Spanish American War, 1898.  Painting by Frederic Remington.

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