By unpopular demand, more bison picks

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Catalina Casino Interiors

We continue our monthlong tour of the hot spots on the island, this time going inside the most famous building.

The closest I'll get to shooting Uma Thurman

The closest I’ll get to shooting Uma Thurman

Invited to play; woulda crashed on it

Invited to play; woulda crashed on it

There's a Greek myth in there somewhere. . .

There’s a Greek myth in there somewhere. . .

Found but not yet restored.

Found but not yet restored.

Chandeliers come down to you for new bulbs

Chandeliers come down to you for new bulbs

Probably more Greek stuff

Probably more Greek stuff

That's so Greek. . .

That’s so Greek. . .

 

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Wrigley Memorial Inside

Last week we took the steps up to Catalina’s most famous monument, which reminded me of the Alhambra from the outside, but inside felt more like the Rialto Bridge in Venice. Maybe the cooling and rather stiffย breeze had something to do with it. . .

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Wrigley Memorial

When you’re a rich guy who can afford baseball teams and islands, you get buildings like this made for you when you’re gone. Part of the Botanical Gardens on Catalina, it’s what you get to see once you’re done with all the cactus, so I did the same thing with this blog. . . see how it all works out symmetrically?

Stairway to Purgatory?

Stairway to Purgatory?

Odd windows

Odd windows

Not nearly as bad as ravens

Not nearly as bad as ravens

Reminds me of a tower from the Cuesta de los Chinos at the Alhambra

Reminds me of a tower from the Cuesta de los Chinos at the Alhambra

I cannot believe I walked that far! Uphill!

I cannot believe I walked that far! Uphill!

 

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