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“There is Hope”

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F 8; 1/160; ISO 100; 24mm.

Shot at Greater New Hope Baptist Church in Washington, DC.

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Soon, child, soon!

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F 8; 1/160; ISO 100; 45mm.

Shot at El Pentágono De Olvide in Madrid, Spain.

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The recovery has begun, but…

The Daily Flyer

Welcome to the ninth edition of “The Daily Flyer,” The Higher Flyer‘s newsletter that gathers up and summarizes some of the day’s most important travel-related happenings.  Today, May 20, 2020, we’re venturing out of our coronavirus slumber (it’s been two months!) to cover the measures airlines and hotels are taking to prepare for the post-outbreak “return-to-normalcy,” and the hurdles that some must clear to get there.  Read further for coverage on a potentially interesting service concept from Delta, a guide to aspirational hotels worth visiting after this is all said and done, and the story of a single man living in a massive luxury hotel.

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Darkness falls on Washington

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F 5.6; 1/80; ISO 100; 21mm.

Shot on the east side of the Washington Monument — looking westward — in Washington, DC.

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“There is no darkness but ignorance”

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F 5.6; 1/100; ISO 100; 57mm.

Shot at Leicester Square in London, England.   Continue reading ““There is no darkness but ignorance””

Back to Boston Baseball

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F 5; 1/400; ISO 100; 50mm.

Shot at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts.  

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Reaching new heights of social distancing

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F 6.3; 1/250; ISO 100; 135mm.

Shot at Charlottesville-Albemarle Airport in Charlottesville (duh), Virginia.

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Oh, the White House…

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F 4; 1/125; ISO 100; 40mm.

Shot on the west side of the Washington Monument — looking northward — in Washington, DC.

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Coronavirus claimed FlyBe. Who’s next? What’s next? That remains to be seen…

The Daily Flyer

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!  Welcome to the eighth edition of “The Daily Flyer,” The Higher Flyer‘s daily newsletter gathering up and summarizing some of the day’s most important happenings in the world of airlines, hotels, award points, and other travel-related things.  Today’s feature — for March 18, 2020 — covers the fall of FlyBe, the role of coronavirus in the collapse, and the future that this outbreak could bring.  In addition, read on for coverage of a a political thought piece (of sorts), a follow-up to United’s repeatedly revised refund policy, and an amusing play on negative Yelp reviews.

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