Tag Archives: Jaspa’s Waterloo

The Lion’s Mound, Waterloo Battlefield

On June 18th, 1815, one of the bloodiest and most famous battles in history was fought in the fields southeast of Brussels, the present-day capital of Belgium. At the Battle of Waterloo, Lord Wellington and his allies defeated the French … Continue reading

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The Real First Rule of Photography… or Lost Opportunities Over London

There are any number of contenders for the First Rule Of Photography. Using the Rule of Thirds to properly compose your shot, for example. Or ensuring the correct exposure. Or something more basic, such as being careful to hold your … Continue reading

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Pearl Harbor Historic Sites, Oahu, Hawaii

On Friday I wrote about my visit to the Arizona Memorial in December (Arizona’s Still Bleeding), but there’s so much more to see, experience, explore and learn at the Pearl Harbor Historic Sights. The day dawned bright and sunny, but … Continue reading

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Arizona’s Still Bleeding: Pearl Harbor

The first of this week’s photo challenges is Ancient from Ailsa of Where’s My Backpack? If you look back through some of my previous blogs, you’ll see I’m lucky enough to have been to many Ancient places. Yet exactly what … Continue reading

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Haleakala Sunrise, Maui

Driving to the top of the 10,023 feet (3055 metre) high Haleakala volcano to witness the sunrise is one of the things they say you must do when visiting the Hawaiian island of Maui. I don’t know who they are, … Continue reading

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The Red Baron of Kauai

It’s our first day in Hawaii. We’re having a wonderful time exploring Kauai’s gorgeous north shore. Life could not be better! Then Sue gets a phone call, which begins something like, “Hi, this is Robin. I’m afraid something broke on … Continue reading

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Swimming With Wild Manta Rays In Hawaii

Last week I told you about our amazing experience swimming among wild dolphins off Hawaii’s Big Island. What I didn’t tell you was that was only our first adventure with Neptune Charlie’s that day. Just before sunset, with the excitement … Continue reading

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