Travel Travel Tolling Noon, Mont St. MichelPastel on board, !2 x 9", $590. After a steep climb up the ramparts, we had just arrived at the cathedral atop Mont St. Michel when a monk rang the noon bells high above his head.Syntagma Square, AthensPastel on paper, 12 x 9", $590. Constitution Square is filled with crowds and colorfully lit, bubbling fountains in front of the Greek Parliament building.Alhambra webPastel on paper, 12 x 9” (14x17 matted and framed). $590. We were astonished when our search for food landed us in a tourist joint with a perfect view of the magnificent Alhambra as spotlights came on and sunset turned snow-capped mountains pink behind it. See it at Arts Unique, in Avon, CTBayeuz CanalPastel on paper, 9 x 11", $590. This town in Normandy is known for its tapestry and proximity to D-Day beaches, but is beautiful in its own right.D-Day MarshesPastel on paper, 9 x 12", $590. The stormy sky suited the mood as our guide explained about young soldiers parachuting in with heavy packs and sometimes drowning in the fields Nazis had flooded.Gorge at Ronda 2Pastel on paper, 9 x 12” (14 x 17” matted and framed), $590. This incredible scene shows the 400 foot deep gorge that has protected the Spanish town of Ronda from invaders for centuries. See it at Arts Unique, in Avon, CTHonfleur HarborSOLD Long famed as a safe haven for sailors, this Normandy town still has a picturesque working harbor.HonfleurPastel on paper, 12 x 9", $590. The drizzly weather in Normandy didn't keep us from enjoying the charming harbor town of Honfleur.Mont St. MichelPastel on paper, 9 x 12”, $590. Approachng the Mont and its cathedral across treacherous marshes and under threatening skies was awe-inspiring. See it at Arts Unique, in Avon, CTCarnival ParadePastel on paper, 9 x 12” (15x18 matted and framed), $590. I was entranced by the magic, music and movement of carnival in Montevideo, Uruguay.Havana AlleyPastel on paper, 9 x 12” (15 x 18” matted and framed), $590. Everywhere we turned in Old Havana, we feasted on color.Chania LighthousePastel on board, 10 x 14” (16 x 20” matted and framed), $590. Built by the invading Venetians, this lighthouse protected the harbor for centuries. See it at Arts Unique, in Avon, CTCadiz CathedralSOLD Surrounded by the sea and founded by Phoenicians, Cadiz has been home port for the Spanish navy since the 1800's.Venice LaundrySOLD Venice has views around every corner, whether a gondola, crumbling palace, or laundry over a canal.Gorge at RondaPastel on board, 12 x 9” (17 x 14” matted and framed), $590. It's hard to believe your eyes, yet the Spanish town of Ronda has existed above a 400 foot deep gorge for centuries.Chania Harbor NightSOLD The harbor's cafes were even more intriguing at night than during the day.Balinese ManRamblas StrollPastel on paper, 9 x 12” (15 x 18” matted and framed), $590. Strolling Las Ramblas from the center of Barcelona down to the old port takes you by cafes, flower vendors, theaters and amazing architecture. See it at Arts Unique, in Avon, CTPont Neuf, NightPastel on paper, 9 x 12", $590. There is a reason they call Paris the City of Lights, and a night time stroll across the Seine highlights its beauty.Havana Along the MaleconPastel on paper, 9 x 12” (15 x 18” matted and framed), $590. I stood under the hot sun for way too long because I couldn't stop photographing the colorful cars driving by the colorful buildings.Thames ReflectionsSOLD Walking across the Thames on London's many famous bridges provides interesting views, even more so at night.Havana Head OnSOLD The narrow streets filled with color, cars, sun, shadow and people were so intriguing.Trastevere, RomeSOLD This older, gentrifying neighborhood of narrow streets, smaller buildings and cafes was my favorite in Rome.Bridge at BeziersSOLD The canal passes over the river in Beziers via a viaduct under the ancient castle - just spectacular!Venice ReflectionsSOLD. Every alley that doesn't dead end seems to cross a narrow canal and a collector decided this was the perfect gift for an aunt with whom she had traveled to Venice.Havana PinkSOLD. Every time we walked around a corner in Old Havana we encountered cars like this, and I love them!Canal du MidiSOLD My reference photo for this painting was the “cover shot” chosen by Soundings magazine for an article I co-authored about canal cruising in France.Vieux (Old) NicePastel on paper, 12” x 9”, $590. Winding alleys, narrow doorways, canopies and cafes were endlessly intriguing in the old section of Nice, on the French Riviera. See it at Arts Unique, in Avon, CTRialto BridgePastel on paper, 9” x 11” (15” x 17” matted and framed), $590. While the view from the Grand Canal is more recognizable, the impact of this iconic bridge seemed greater while trying to cross it. See it at Arts Unique, in Avon, CTLisbon RooftopsSOLD Spectacular views rewarded long, steep climbs in Lisbon’s gentrifying Alfama and Bairro Alto neighborhoods.Left Bank ParisPastel and gouache on prepared board, 15” x 11” (22” x 18”), $690. My favorite city in the whole world – I could wander around Paris for days. See it at Arts Unique, in Avon, CTParisian Street IISOLD The architecture, quaint side streets and inviting cafes of Paris never fail to entice me.Gypsy SerenadePastel on paper, 9” x 11” (15” x 17” matted and framed), $590. Happy hour tapas at an outdoor café in Spain had music, too. See it at Arts Unique, in Avon, CTRamblas MarketPastel on paper, 12' x 9” (18' x15' matted and framed), $590. This fabulously colorful market in Barcelona offers everything from produce, to meats, to candies from this vendor. See it at Arts Unique, in Avon, CTFlower MarketPastel on paper, 8 x 8", $490. The only frustrating thing about gorgeous European flower markets is not being able to buy armfuls of color!