Bay of Islands, New Zealand

My trip to the Bay of Islands was a one night mini adventure from Auckland on the beautiful North Island of New Zealand. We had hastily pitched our ramshackle tent in the grounds… Continue reading

Biggest Baddest Bucket List

Dear beautiful followers, I need your help. You know I am passionate about travel and long for adventure. Well I have entered MyDestination’s Biggest Baddest Bucket List competition to win a round-the-world trip… Continue reading

St Mark’s Basilica, Venice

Saint Mark’s Basilica sits in Piazza san Marco, Venice. This shot was taken as the sun was setting and really captures the golden facade in the failing light, giving it a warm glow… Continue reading

Stonehenge, Wiltshire, UK

Following a visit to the historic city of Bath, England, I stopped off at Stonehenge, Wiltshire on the long drive home to break up the journey. You can see it from the road,… Continue reading

Trip planning: Iceland

Thermal base layers are bought. New winter boots are broken in. Evenings are spent looking at blogs and photographs… It’s only four weeks until my trip to Iceland and I’m getting excited about… Continue reading

Photo theme: Beyond

I was inspired to find something to contribute to this Photo Challenge by fellow blogger MegTravels, whose photograph of charming shop signs in Austria is really fantastic. My snap also comes from Europe,… Continue reading

Photo theme: Round

I came across this photo challenge on the blog A Word in Your Ear and was greatly inspired by Sue’s photographs interpreting the concept of “round”. I loved delving through my travel albums… Continue reading

River Kwai, Kanchanaburi, Thailand

It was hard to visit The Bridge Over The River Kwai, Kanchanaburi, Thailand, without being deeply moved and saddened by its history. On arrival I checked into a room floating on the river,… Continue reading

Top posts of 2012

Here’s a quick review of my posts with the most hits in 2012… Thanks for following, reading my posts and liking my photos, for all your comments and encouragement. Here’s to a great… Continue reading

Travel theme: Multiples

This is my first tentative contribution to the Where’s My Backpack? weekly travel photo theme challenge. I hope you enjoy my interpretation on the theme: Multiples.