FriFotos Stars

I thought this week’s #FriFotos theme Stars was going to be a real challenge for me but I was amazed by all the stars I found!

Quite controversial in many ways is Marilyn Monroe. The Forever Marilyn statute created quite a stir in the Windy City. I LOVED her! Tourists lined up to have their photos taken at her feet and yes, a few looking up her skirt and other sophomoric lewd activities –you can imagine! It was a rare occasion to snap a pic of the star without people in it.  She was GREAT for tourism and anything that is good for tourism I am a fan of!– well most anything.

Forever Marilyn in Chicago

  But you won’t find her in Pioneer Square anymore, she’s moved to Palm Springs. I miss her.

Another star I found in my travels is:

Miguel Jackson on the Malecon

It was surely a surprise to find this #FriFotos Star, Michael Jackson on Puerto Vallarta’s Malecon- boardwalk.

At Dreams Tulum in the Riviera Maya,  I ran across this beautiful chandelier of stars:

I wish I could find a smaller version for my home!

At one of the bars at Dreams Tulum there are 8 panels of hand painted tiles. Wouldn’t you know there’s one of a STARfish!

And speaking of starfish, this FriFotos Star is a clever and inexpensive way to use them as boutonnieres:

In Chicago at the historic InterContinental Hotel on Michigan Avenue, I found a rather large star in the lobby:

the mosaic marble and onyx lobby floor at the InterContinental Chicago

Last but certainly not least… I start my day with this star!

 my favorite FriFotos STAR of all

#FriFotos is a weekly themed photo sharing forum by @EpsteinTravels @TravelDesigned @CharlesYap. A new theme is revealed every Tuesday at 12pm ET. Each week 2 guest co-hosts are invited to help keep the ball rolling around the world.  To find the weekly theme easily just  Like #FriFotos on Facebook and follow @FriFotos on twitter.  You can join the fun by posting your photos on twitter individually by adding  the hashtag #FriFotos to your tweet with a short description or with a link to your blog post and the hashtag. Be sure to take a peek at the #FriFotos twitter stream and RT your favs.  Bloggers are encouraged to also post their submissions on the FriFotos Facebook page.

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2 Responses to “FriFotos Stars”

  1. July 4, 2012 at 11:12 am #

    He is a REAL street performer. It’s almost scary how much he looks like Michael Jackson, isn’t it?!

  2. July 4, 2012 at 10:58 am #

    Great star photos. Bet it took a while to gather all of these. Is that real MJ or wax or something else?
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