I shot these last year in Houston’s Bell Park.
This seven-feet tall, half-ton bronze sculpture is the work of artist Joe Incrapera. It was commissioned by the Italian/American Organizations of Greater Houston, Inc., and donated to the city in 1992. Here’s where Columbus is pointing:
I’m not making any jokes about men asking for directions.
ETA: If you want to feel mass amounts of hostility toward Christopher Columbus (notice I didn’t say “Happy Columbus Day” anywhere in this post because I’ve long known we were sold a bill of goods with that 1492/ocean blue stuff, because: Native Americans and Vikings!), you can read this opposing tale of misery here, in a link provided courtesy of Cousin Ron.