Tag Archives: Where’s My Backpack?

The Most Redundant Sign In The World?

This week’s photo themes from Nancy (of Nancy Merrill Photography) and Frédéric (of the Daily Post) are respectively Signs and Dialogue. Combined, these two themes got me thinking about how signs tell a story. They speak to us. They’re informative. … Continue reading

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Pula’s Roman Arena

Maybe it’s because I wrote a blog about the Croatian town of Pula this time last week, that my mind went straight back there when I saw this week’s Photo Challenge themes. The Pula Arena is the sixth largest Roman … Continue reading

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The Cranes of Pula

On July 30th I awoke and looked out at the horizon from my hotel room in Pula, Croatia. The sun wasn’t quite up and the cranes across the harbour were silhouetted against a sky threatening rain. The previous evening the … Continue reading

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Islands of the Venetian Lagoon

It’s hard to believe that yesterday morning I was 7000 kilometres (4300 miles) away, discovering some of the lesser-seen parts of the Doge’s Palace in Venice, and this morning I’m sitting at my computer at home writing my blog as … 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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Hungarian Summer Gatherings

This week, when I first saw Ailsa’s (from Where’s My Backpack?) Photo Travel Theme of Meeting Places and Krista’s (from the Daily Post) Photo Theme of Summer Lovin’, I immediately thought of me and all my fellow Formula 1 crazy … Continue reading

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South Pacific Geocaches, with Leis

At the risk of repeating myself, back in March I wrote a blog called Hawaiian Paradise, about Lumaha’i Beach on the island of Kauai. In my original post, I mentioned that this pristine stretch of virtually deserted beach once featured … Continue reading

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