Tag Archives: travel books

A Private Viewing of Mount Rushmore

As Ailsa (of Where’s My Backpack?), correctly observes in her photo challenge this week, somehow snow makes everything look Clean. Even the smallest sprinkling can bring a brightness and freshness. And, to a certain extent, the same can be said … Continue reading

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Before It’s Too Late

You know how it is…  You assume all the things on your bucket list will be there forever. To be picked off when you have the time and opportunity to get around to them. But sadly, sometimes this isn’t the … Continue reading

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My Night in a Swedish Prison

It’s true. I did spend a night in the cells while visiting Sweden back in 2012. I know convicts always claim to be innocent, but I really was! Honest Guv’nor! And so was every other jailbird in the joint. There’s … Continue reading

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Negril Sunset

I read this week’s selection of travel photo themes and immediately thought sunrise or sunset on the ocean. I eventually selected several pictures from one particularly beautiful evening during our stay in Negril, Jamaica, in March 2012.   This week’s … Continue reading

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Venice’s Secret Garden

This week’s photo themes are Gardens from Where’s My Backpack?, Inside from the Daily Post and Two Colo(u)rs or Hues Only from Cee’s Photography. I’ve decided to keep it really simple and illustrate all three themes with a single photograph: … 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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