Here are some photos from the summer of 2013.

Jason and Ljudmila on top of Mount Royal overlooking Montréal.

The open-air market near Université Montréal

A giant crepe at Ljudmila's favorite breakfast diner in the whole world!

Kingston's history in pictures on the side of a parking lot.

Victorian homes in Montréal.

Is that snow on the roof?

I'd like to be, under the sea, in an octopus's garden in the shade.

They cook up a mean octopus at L'Express.

Ile flottante au caramel.

The Resurection Chapel.

Notre Dame de Bon Secours Chapel.

Bonsecours Market.

Chateau Ramezay.

Ljudmila posing with a topiary in front of Montréal City Hall.

Basilique Notre-Dame de Montréal.

Indiana love, in the heart of Montréal.

Entrance gate to Montréal's Chinatown.

We all scream for the ice cream pony.

Mood indigo in Saratoga Springs.

A 2-torus vase.

Full moon behind the clouds.

Ljudmila in front of the new building of BICMR.

These lions protect the gates.

Beautiful artwork on top of the entrance.

Ljudmila and Gang Tian in front of the Director's office.

A sweet ending to a vegetarian feast in Beijing.

Tian'anmen square.

Ljudmila in front of Zhangyan gate. (The sun was scorching.)

Ljudmila on Qianmen Street.

These chopsticks are made for a giant.

A tea shop on Dashilan.

A traditional narrow street, hutong.


English High Tea in the Summer Palace.

Ljudmila in front of the Nine Dragon Screen.

An ivy covered wall in Beihai Park.

Dragon Boat!

Artists in Beihai Park paint with water. The art is quite transient, given the scorching temperatures.

The entrance of Qionghua Island.

One beautiful lotus at the entrance.

This lotus looks good enough to eat.

A traditional roof top on Qionghua Island.

Shanyin Hall inlaid with hundreds of glazed Buddha tiles.

The Bai Ta (White Pagoda).

Lovely roof in Beihai Park.

View of the Northern Sea Lake in Beihai Park.

Chocolate menagerie.

Glass sculpture in the Zhongguanyuan Global Village.

Ljudmila practices calligraphy in the Beijing airport.

Jason's favorite cake!

Valdemar and Jason wading in Bulgaria.

Thracian Gold Treasure.

Ljudmila and Jason enjoying Russian cuisine.

Ljudmila on a White Iskar bridge.

The White Iskar River.

The woods are lovely, dark and deep.

Lovely Ljudmila surrounded by purple flowers.

Jason walking on "moreni" on Vitosha.

Forest Fairy.

Tasty wild raspberry.

Mountain house "September".

Participants from Vasil Tsanov's birthday conference.

Butterfly In Flight at Heathrow airport.

Designated driver Ljudmila's six wine glasses after a tasty 6-course dinner.

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