I’ve got into the habit of trying to tie the photo theme challenges from Where’s My Backpack? and The Daily Post into a single post, but this week I’m drawing a blank. I just couldn’t find a strong enough travel-related link between the two. So I’m afraid I’m going to pass on The Daily Post’s Habit theme, and instead concentrate on Ailsa’s Connections.
So here are a few Connections I came up with…
Past to Present
The Pantheon in Rome was built almost 1900 years ago and is still in use for its original purpose (more or less)
Inside to Outside
Also taken at the Pantheon, the oculus in the centre of the dome
Continent to Continent
Iceland sits astride the boundary between the European and North American tectonic plates, so you can literally stand with a foot on each continent.
Sue and me on the Bridge Between Two Continents
You didn’t believe me, did you?
Generation to Generation
Sue and her goddaughter, Abi. What’s this got to do with travel? Well, they live on opposite sides of the Atlantic Ocean.
Island to Island
I’ve twice sailed on the Celebrity Summit, the last time between islands in the Caribbean
East to West
Check Point Charlie once divided East and West Berlin, now it’s a symbol of reconciliation
Night to Day
Sunrise in Death Valley
The people in Death Valley have really long legs
Day to Night
Jamaican Sunset 1, Port Royal
Jamaican Sunset 2, Negril
Jamaican Sunset 3, Negril
Sea to Sky
Rainstorm off St Croix, US Virgin Islands
New to Old
The Louvre Museum with its new glass pyramid entrance, seen through the Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel
Earth to Space
But perhaps the most amazing thing I’ve ever witnessed was the penultimate launch of the Space Shuttle Atlantis in 2010.
The vapour trail that once connected Atlantis to the Earth