Rising 81 storeys above the Champ de Mars, the Eiffel Tower was built to form the gateway to the 1889 World’s Fair, held to celebrate the 100 anniversary of the French Revolution. Amazingly, it was originally only intended to remain … Continue reading
Posted in Adventure, Europe, History, Jaspa's Journey, Photography, Travel
Tagged A to Z Challenge, Eiffel Tower, France, Paris, Thursday Challenge Theme: Architecture, Weekly Photo Challenge: Angular
The list of things in which I’m fascinated is pretty extensive. But right up near the top is spaceflight. So you can imagine, my first visit to the Kennedy Space Center in Florida was a particularly special occasion. I loved … Continue reading
Posted in Adventure, History, Jaspa's Journey, Photography, Travel, USA
Tagged A to Z Challenge, Apollo/Saturn V Center, Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Vehicle Details, Florida, giraffe, Kennedy Space Center
Water is the lifeblood of any city. It’s a means of transportation, trade and defence. Yet in modern cities the more literal sense of this statement is often forgotten. I mean, how many people even notice the countless water towers … Continue reading
Posted in History, Photography, Travel, USA
Tagged A to Z Challenge, A Word In Your Ear, Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge, giraffe, New York, NYC, Weekly Photo Challenge, Where's My Backpack?
I can’t believe Rich caught this on camera! An Orca breaching in Resurrection Bay, Alaska, out from Seward. Thanks to Cee’s Fun Photo Challenge of Nature Animals for reminding me of this one. The A to Z Challenge has reached … Continue reading
Posted in Adventure, Environment, Jaspa's Journey, Photography, Travel, USA
Tagged A to Z Challenge, Adventure, Alaska, Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge, environment, giraffe, Jaspa, Jaspa's Journey, nature animal, Orca, photography, Resurrection Bay, Seward, Weekly Photo Challenge
Inspiring herself with another great post about Rome today, Ailsa (of Where’s My Backpack?) has come up with Rivers as her Travel Theme this week. This is particularly appropriate, since the A to Z Challenge letter for the week is … Continue reading
Posted in Adventure, Canada, Caribbean, Environment, Europe, Jaspa's Journey, Mexico, Photography, The World, Travel, USA
Tagged A to Z Challenge, Alaska, Aril, Athabasca Glacier, D River, Daily Post, Dunn, Hole In The Wall Glacier, Hubbard Glacier, Jamaica, Jasper, Kennicott Glacier, Mexico, Neva, photo challenge, postaday, Rio Secreto, s River Falls, St Petersburg, Taku Glacier, Travel Theme: Rivers, Where's My Backpack?