Tag Archives: Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge

Devils Tower, Wyoming

Have you ever seen that 1970s movie, Close Encounters of the Third Kind? You know, the one where the guy built the mountain out of mashed potatoes, and then out of clay in his living room? Did you ever think … Continue reading

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Riding Vienna’s Riesenrad

The opening stop on our recent European trip was supposed to be Vienna. Instead, a delayed flight from Toronto meant we spent the first evening of our holiday in Mestre railway station outside Venice, and didn’t get to Austria until … Continue reading

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Via Appia Antica Roman Road

Last Friday I wrote about my recent visit to the incredible 2000-year-old Roman Arena in Pula, Croatia. Today I’m returning to Ancient Rome, to a structure that’s even older. Everyone knows of the Romans’ love of roads, the military super-highways … Continue reading

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Italy in Black & White… Mostly

As I said in my post on Sunday, Rich doesn’t often alter his photos beyond cropping and a bit of contrast enhancement. But occasionally he will dabble with Black & White, as was the case after our trip to Italy … Continue reading

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An Icebound Lake Louise

Nestled in a deep glacial valley of the Canadian Rockies, Lake Louise is the jewel of Banff National Park, Alberta. The waters of this celebrated lake are renowned the world over for their beautiful, opaque emerald colour. Yet the one … Continue reading

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Raining Molten Lead

The theme for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is Metal/Fall. I know the ‘Fall’ in question is supposed to be the season otherwise known as ‘Autumn’. But I’ve decided to take it more literally. The Phoenix Shot Tower (as … Continue reading

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Erik the Red’s Icelandic Home

Who hasn’t heard of the famous Viking, Erik the Red, right? So you can imagine it was a special moment when, during a visit to Iceland in 2011, I got to visit the site of his actual home, in the … Continue reading

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