Tag Archives: Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge

Wooden Covered Bridges, a North American Tradition

I just love covered bridges. They’re so traditional and iconically North American. Here are a few examples I’ve come across on my Journeys on this great continent. This post was inspired by the themes Wood/Spring (from Cee of Cee’s Photography) … Continue reading

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The Colosseum, Rome – Bucket List Destination #91

There’s not much I can say about Rome’s iconic Colosseum that hasn’t already been said hundreds of times over. The graceful, curving walls of this atmospheric amphitheatre have been filling visitors with awe for almost two thousand years. Thankfully, a … Continue reading

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A Short Detour To Carcassonne, France

I love playing board games, although I rarely find the time these days. My absolute favourite is a strategy game called Carcassonne (which is now also an app). One of the game’s main aims is to arrange the square tiles … Continue reading

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The Carmelit Underground (Haifa, Israel)

I’ve been on many underground railways over the years. New York, Stockholm, San Francisco, Paris, St Petersburg, Chicago. The list goes on. My adventures on the London Underground, the famous Tube, even made it into Jaspa’s Journey 2: The Pride … Continue reading

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The Day I Saw A Space Shuttle Launch

At 2:20 pm on May 14th, 2010, the quiet Floridian afternoon was shattered by an adrenaline pounding roar and blast of flames. Three minutes later, all was silent again. Only a Crooked and Squiggly Line of Delicate white smoke across … Continue reading

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NYC Water Towers

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

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England’s White Horses

Earlier today, I was honoured to discover that Cee has picked me as one of her Featured Bloggers for the Fun Foto Challenge this week, following my post Alaska Orca from last time! Imagine my surprise and joy. Thanks, Cee! … Continue reading

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