NatGeo: Guarding the Zenana

June 17, 2009: National Geographic DAILY DOZEN Guarding the Zenana becomes the SECOND of my 5 images chosen by NatGeo Photography Editor as one of the 12 best daily submissions.

Night waiter at the Parrott Art Gallery

On our last night in Stone Town, Zanzibar, Tanzania, East Africa we had a fabulous meal served by this man on the rooftop of our boutique hotel, Beit al Kholle House. Currently on display at the Parrott Art Gallery, Pinnacle Street, Belleville, Ontario as part of the Belleville Art Association’s¬†60th Anniversary Annual Juried Art Show.

Day 5: Downtown Belleville

More images for our beautiful downtown. ¬†Victorian architecture, modern architecture, a new condo development by FairTradeWorks, a historical plaque to commemorate Dr. Collip a local boy who assisted with the development of insulin for diabetes…PLUS Kate and her Kitchen, Reiki on Wheels, Belleville Public Library & Parrott Art Gallery viewed from Connor House, and Lafferty’s…

Day 4: Downtown Belleville

Day 4: Downtown Belleville GETS a MAKE-OVER. High Fives to Studio 237 owner Darek Wierbicki (corner Front & Victoria Streets) , Tim Hennig of Nice Ice Baby (Victoria Street), Front Dollar, and 279 Front Street. Congratulations to another new business – Mr. Zed’s Souvlaki Restaurant, coming soon. Hiss Boo to the Royal Bank of Canada…

Beautiful Downtown Belleville Day 2

More of our beautiful downtown – Dinkel’s Fine Dining at lunch, Gourmet Diem Cafe, Cookware & Specialty Foods, Chilango’s RIverside Patio, Cafe-E and a couple architectural gems in our history: The Jameson Bone Building and the Old Firehall, adjacent to the Belleville Art Association Art Gallery.