Walking ‘Round Dublin

Photographic impressions from our travels near and far… “When I die Dublin will be written in my heart.” James Joyce  Dublin is big, varied, historic and a whole lot of fun. If pub hopping is your thing you can’t do any better than this fantastic city. If you’re looking to walk around Dublin, the goodContinue reading “Walking ‘Round Dublin”

Images Of Animals In The Wild 1

Photographic impressions from our travels… Above: A Kelp Gull flies over a colony of King Cormorants nesting in the Beagle Channel at the tip of South America. Right: A Rock Shag, a species of cormorants, sometimes called Magellanic shags. They are rarely seen but can be encountered around the Falkland Islands. This one was photographedContinue reading “Images Of Animals In The Wild 1”

Graffiti In Lisbon

Photographic impressions from our travels… Lisbon Portugal is an interesting city full of contradictions. It seems to be stuck deeply in the last century while having a spirit that is forward looking. Throughout the city are a number of neighborhoods with incredibly good street art many with the blight of ugly graffiti right along sideContinue reading “Graffiti In Lisbon”

Paris Nights

Photographic impressions from our travels near and far… “Paris is always a good idea.” – Audrey Hepburn, especially at night.  If you’ve seen movies like An American in Paris and Midnight in Paris you’ve gotten a glimpse of the magic of Paris after the Sun goes down. From cabarets and cafes to enchanting walks along the Seine or strollsContinue reading “Paris Nights”

An Island In The Southern Caribbean

Photographic impressions from our travels near and far… A beautiful slice of the Netherlands just off the North coast of South America. This island is part of the Netherland’s Antilles and is the shining jewel of this group of islands and the one that is the most typically Dutch. Often when walking the streets ofContinue reading “An Island In The Southern Caribbean”

Evening Along The Rhône River

Photographic impressions from our travels near and far… In Southeastern France the Rhône River flows past ancient cities and through famous wine regions on its way to the Mediterranean. Originating in Austria the river flows west into France where at Lyon it takes a turn to the south flowing through a number of ancient RomanContinue reading “Evening Along The Rhône River”

Images of Dubrovnik

Photographic impressions from our travels near and far… Dubrovnik Croatia • The Old Town of Dubrovnik was founded in the 7th Century by refugees from Epidaurus in Greece and is a UNESCO World Heritage site due to its historic walls and buildings. As soon as you cross over the drawbridge and enter the Pile GateContinue reading “Images of Dubrovnik”

Images of The Acropolis In Athens

Photographic impressions from our travels near and far… The Athens Acropolis • Most people relate the Acropolis with Athens but an acropolis is actually a Greek word meaning a citadel or a fortified section of a Greek city. It is typically built on high ground or on a hill. Most Greek cities in the fifthContinue reading “Images of The Acropolis In Athens”

Images of Alaskan Glaciers

Photographic impressions from our travels near and far… In the neighborhood of the North Pole – A Land of Flowing Ice – The bright blue color in the glaciers comes when pristine snow falls on the ice fields and is compressed over thousands of years by the weight of new snow falling year after year.Continue reading “Images of Alaskan Glaciers”

Images of Venice

Photographic impressions from our travels near and far… Venice Italy • There are not enough superlatives to describe the experience of visiting this island city on the Italian Adriatic. The nobility of Venice created a myth that their city was founded by refuges fleeing Troy after the Trojan War. While not true, Venice has beenContinue reading “Images of Venice”