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- Launch of the Renault 14 in Paris - A goofy/ scary Japanese Chindogu alarm clock - So many feels - Looking for excuses to visit that Frank Lloyd Wright house from last week....I knew there was a reason to go to Minnesota! - A rustic, minimalist hotel in the Catskills - I want...

Weekend Wanderlust (vol 39)

Sorry for the sparse posts lately, I've been a little under the weather--but I've still been saving up links for you! - Drought reveals gorgeous 16th century church in Mexico - The neat story of Holloway Roads - Why haunted houses in Japan are scarier (an excerpt from this fascinating book I've...

Love Boat Rejects

Photographer Ian Hughes worked on a cruise ship in the 1990s, accumulating this hilarious collection of unwanted photos that doesn't do much to improve my views of cruising: As Cruiseship Photographers it was our job to photograph passengers in various locations on and off the ship throughout their cruise. We...
- Help solve the mystery of these stunning vintage photographs found in a thrift store - The Tragic True Story of the Real-Life Simpson's House - I don't plan on having children, but Cup of Jo's Motherhod Around the World series always offers such fascinating glimpses into other cultures - This Indiegogo...
Photographer Janet Delaney moved to San Francisco's South of Market (SoMa) neighborhood in the late 1970s, and took this engrossing photo series as the blue collar neighborhood was on the cusp of gentrification in the early 80s. She published a book with quite a few more photos than are...
Here's an extra big link list to make up for missing last week! - Stunning photos from the Namib desert - Unbearable cuteness from an Osaka owl cafe - The Swedish cheese that can't be moved - I'm still a bit obsessed with Crash Baggage - The past and present of Norwegian fishing villages -...
- Rock 'n' Roll Billboards of the Sunset Strip, circa 1960s - The crazy webs of electric cables of Japan - Eat like a Parisian in a Parisian Apartment - A beautiful patchwork shutter restaurant in Vietnam - Kim Jong-Un's All-Female Fighter Pilot Squad - A map of NYC's best coffee shops - A cool...

1960s Paris & Cannes

A nice selection of colorful photos of 1960s Paris and Cannes by Charles W Cushman, over at the Indiana University Archives.
 Had to share these photos I found over at CityLab from the summer of 1964 when Japan hosted the Olympics for the first time! Coming just 12 years after the end of post-WWII occupation, the '64 Olympics were an opportunity for Japan to show off its recovery and re-emergence...
Photographer Duane Michals ventured out into the city in the early morning to capture these uncharacteristically quiet moments in 1960s New York. His resulting "Empty New York" series is an incongruous record of the city that never sleeps. I wonder how difficult it would be to find these sleepy...