All posts tagged: Travel

Garden Walk

It’s a lovely thing, to walk a garden. It’s calming and rejuvenating. It can focus the thoughts and center the spirit. It can help with perspective; a quiet garden walk and you may find that huge problem you’re facing isn’t unmanageable after all. It doesn’t matter whether the […]

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Anyone Know When This Bar Opens?

This is one of those lucky shots. You happen to walk by, camera in hand, at just the right moment. If you’ve been to the Greek’s most popular island, Santorini, you will recognize this. Riding a donkey is one way to ascend from sea level to […]

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Damn, That Hurt!

That’s a BIG chunk of flesh missing. In some lion’s mouth probably. If you ask me, it needs disinfectant and a fresh wound dressing daily:) That ain’t happening!  Location: Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania

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Prayer Wheels

What you’re looking at are Tibetan prayer wheels in motion, and they are deliberately set in motion as people walk past them. The practice is to spin the wheels and recite a mantra. It’s an ancient religious and meditative practice. Prayer Wheels have been made for centuries in […]

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Abandoned

Isn’t it great how an eyesore abandoned car can make an arresting image. The incongruity and unexpected-ness of the whole scene delights me. After all, a large piece of someone’s garbage is sitting smack bang in the middle of what should be a pretty landscape vista, and yet […]

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Kids are kids …

… the world over. I’ve witnessed versions of this scene in many countries. Children start out sweet. Innocent. Accepting. Non judgemental. Inclusive. Playful. Curious. Open. Honest. I could go on. So, what happens to us? How do we get from there to violent, righteous, fearful, […]

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Where is it!?

Provided you can swim, or hug the coastline with the skill of a mountain goat, a well deserved refreshing beverage awaits. If not, you’re fresh out of luck:) Location: Skiathos, Greece

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The Porch of the Caryatids

The Erechtheion (or Erechtheum) is one of the ancient temples at the Acropolis. On it’s south side you will find a large porch, the “Porch of the Maidens”, with the famous statues. Six draped female figures (caryatids) which are supporting columns. One the original six figures was removed by Lord Elgin […]

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Sea Cottage

This rustic stone cottage is attached to land on one side and rests in the ocean on the other and it looks to me like it has weathered many a storm. It comes complete with a ‘sea door’ for streamlined access to the water. I imagine this […]

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