Use the menu above to go to the gallery you want to view. Then you can use the arrows on the right of the photo to go forward or on the left to go back. Videos are almost never more than 15 sec. long.
To see a map of where the photo was taken, click on the globe in the lower right corner of the page containing the photo. Then choose map. You can use the default or satellite map. GPS data doesn't work with the Russia photos.
On every page but this one, there is a navigation trail (breadcrumb) in the upper left of the page, under the Smugmug logo You can click on the home icon to get back to this page or the name of a previous page to go there.
The family history galleries are still password protected. However, with this software, every photo gallery in a folder is individually password protected. So, the first time you enter the password, click "Yes" when your browser asks if you want to save the password. That way you won't have to keep entering the password when you want to enter a gallery.
We had rented a house on Long Key in the Florida Keys for two weeks in January. However, we had just bought a house in Centerville and were in the process of selling our house in Kettering. Being too preoccupied to relax and enjoy Florida, we spent about a week and went back to Ohio.
In May, we rented an apartment in Kandersteg, Switzerland for a week with Frank and Linda Mauro, our friends and ex-neighbors. What a beautiful country. With a population of only 1200, Kandersteg was a great base from which to travel by train. We went to Bern, Spaetz, Tun, Oeschinensee (a beautiful alpine lake) and Schilthorn, three gondola rides high "with a magnificent 360-degree panoramic view of the Swiss skyline” according to Swiss Tourism (we got a great view of the inside of a cloud). However, one gondola ride down, the view in Murren was magnificent. It was a great trip.
From Kandersteg, we went to Basil to board a Viking riverboat bound for Amsterdam down the Rhine River. We saw some beautiful countryside and a LOT of castles, visited some picturesque towns and cities and met some very nice people. All in all, another great trip.
In June, we spent our family vacation in South Haven, Michigan. It was chilly so the pool didn't get much use. We spent some time at Saugatuck Dunes State Park but the highlight of the week was a day at a ropes course. What a blast. Great family time.
In October, we spent three days in Lisbon and seven days on a riverboat on the Douro River with the three couples we met on the Paris - Normandy trip.. The Douro is a pretty small river and only navigable in Portugal (too many rapids in Spain). We visited a number of small towns, palaces, castles and tasted a lot of wine. It's a beautiful country with very friendly people - most of whom have a great deal of pride in their country and a great sense of humor. We really enjoyed it.