Thanks for the memories, Bob

Along the San Diego Bay embarcadero between Seaport Village and the Midway Carrier Museum, Bob Hope continues to give non-stop performances to his favorite veterans.  This time Bob and the veterans are memorialized in bronze statues and a recording plays famous one-liners from many of his shows over the years. like “One sailor told me the pretty nurse on his ward really knows her job. She takes our blood pressure and then deducts twenty points for ‘white dress’ syndrome.”  Advertisements

Unconditional Surrender

San Diego has a new couple on the waterfront.  This solid bronze, 25-foot sculpture was installed near the USS MIDWAY aircraft carrier museum in an area known as Tuna Harbor Park on San Diego Bay.  Using the famous V-J day in Times Square photograph by Alfred Eisenstaedt as inspiration, the Seward Johnson sculpture is not without a bit of controversy.  Actually, this photo would have been a great entry in a recent Weekly Photo Challenge: Kiss.   Read on to discover more.

Ailsa’s Travel Theme: Bridges

This week’s travel theme from Ailsa is Bridges.  While there are many famous bridges in the world none are perhaps as beautiful and iconic as the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco.  This view from the Golden Gate National Recreation Area in the Marin Headlands has been taken a million times by millions of different monkeys but it is still an awesome photo opportunity! Read more about Ailsa’s Weekly Travel Theme here in her blog Where’s my backpack? Continue reading to see some more of Kongo’s favorite bridges. Travel safe.  Have fun.