Tag Archive: vacation

Geysir, Iceland

Wandering the geyser area of Geysir in the Southwest of Iceland is like walking across another world. Steam wisps up from hot pools of perfect turquoise water, puddles bubble away heated by the… Continue reading

Pearlan vs. Hallgrimskirkja, Reykjavik, Iceland

One of the questions posed to me before heading off to Iceland was to find out if the view from the viewing platform of the Pearlan is better than the view from the… Continue reading

The Eye, London, England

Here’s a quick snapshot of the London Eye. I took this picture from a river cruise of the Thames when I decided to spend a day as a tourist in a city I… Continue reading

Sorrento, Italy

This picture was taken as I was wandering, somewhat aimlessly, around Sorrento, Italy, just soaking up the atmosphere and seeking shade in-between stops for coffee. The charm of the town is in its… Continue reading

Los Angeles, California, USA

I visited Los Angeles, California in February 2007 just before the Oscars. Walking up and down Hollywood Boulevard is certainly an experience, but amongst the crowds and the stars we also saw all… Continue reading

Monasterboice, County Louth, Ireland

This pic of  the tallest high cross and round tower Ireland were taken at Monasterboice, County Louth, Ireland in 2008. It was a cold February day but we had beautiful blue skies and crisp… Continue reading

Sanctuary of Saint Salvador, Mallorca

This photograph of a stone cross atop El Picot was taken from the Sanctuary of Saint Salvador in Felanitx, Mallorca, in the foothills of the Llevant Mountains. Constructed in the mid 20th century it… Continue reading

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

Viti Levu, Fiji

This is the view from our motor boat on the Wainubuka river on the main Fijian island of Viti Levu. The sun was not out on this occasion but the beauty of the… Continue reading

Uluru, Australia

  Sunrise at Uluru, otherwise known as Ayers Rock in Australia, is simply beautiful. The air is clean and cool on the skin, the dry smell of the desert clings to your nostrils… Continue reading