Tag Archive: beach

Beach walk and beautiful light

On our second day exploring the Kent coast we walked the beaches and bays from Margate to Broadstairs. It is easy to see why artists flock to this area for the light! I… Continue reading

Oh I do like to be beside the seaside!

Last weekend I took a short road trip down to Kent to stay down in Margate, an old British seaside town on the Isle of Thanet. It might still be winter but the… Continue reading

A day of mixed weather in Bournemouth, England

Ramla Bay, Gozo, Malta

Close to the small town of Xagħra in Gozo, Malta, you will find a long windy road down to a large, wide bay of rich red sand. As one of the only sandy beaches… Continue reading

Koh Phi Phi, Thailand

Koh Phi Phi is a true island paradise in the Andaman Sea, off the Western coast of Thailand. The island has been made famous by the film The Beach starring Leonardo DiCaprio which… Continue reading

Video: Cala Mondrago, Mallorca

Top tip for Mondrago: The little beach pictured in the video is very small; go off peak for seclusion, or go in the summer and take your own snorkelling gear to explore this… Continue reading

Reynisfjara Beach, Iceland

With huge North Atlantic swells crashing onto the shore, black sands and basalt caves, and imposing columns rising from the churning sea, this is not a beach for sunbathing upon in winter. In… 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.            

Cayo Blanco, Cuba

I went to Cuba back in the summer of 2008, during hurricane season. The first half of our holiday was spent confined to the hotel bar where we became connoisseurs of the mojito and… Continue reading

Essaouira, Morocco

  I like this pic for its colours and textures, yet it seems faded somehow and like it belongs to a different time. Essaouria is a walled medina town with a large sandy,… Continue reading