Ghosts at Vezio Castle

After missing the last couple of week’s photo challenges, I return to find that this week is on  . . . . “creepy” (in my softest whisper). I can’t say I like the topic as I absolutely hate anything creepy. Combine that with crawly and THAT IS IT! Anyway, we did come across at Lake…

Coppin’s Track in Sorrento

I don’t know how I had forgotten about the scenic the cliffs and back beaches in Sorrento (a seaside town south of Melbourne). So, a few weeks back when we went for a walk along Coppin’s track, we were reminded by what we have been missing all these years! Coppin’s track is a walk that…

The Bee

My post for the weekly photo challenge – a bee. Seriously, I had multiple attempts before I captured the bee with my point and shoot. (all the while hoping it won’t turn on me). I was inspired by the dragonfly so thought I’ll try the same. But I did not realise how close you actually…

Driving tips for Iceland

I feel we could not finish our posts on Iceland without providing at least some tips about what you can expect driving there. Different times of the year will of course present different challenges especially if you wish to go off the beaten track. As for us, we were there at the tail end of…

Symbol of reconciliation

This weeks photo challenge is on symbols. There are of course many. Symbols of wealth . . . . symbols of power . . . . symbols of war. I however decided to choose one that is dear to me for more than one reason. Firstly, the photo was taken by my son two weeks…

The biggest hot tub in the world

What is the absolutely most touristy thing you can do in Iceland? If you guess Blue Lagoon, you would have hit the nail on the head. You can’t avoid it. The ads are everywhere from the inflight magazine to the airport. Some say it’s a tourist trap. Some, like the National Geographic, names it as…

Photo 101: Double

Here we go. Two photos on the photo assignment DOUBLE. The first if you recognize them are the Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur. Here are some interesting facts: They are the tallest twin towers in the world and was the tallest skyscraper between 1998-2004 They are 88 floors and when seen from the top,…

Photo 101: Architecture and Monochrome

Some photos for today’s theme of “architecture”. I didn’t have any time to take any new photos for the assignment so I am falling back on earlier ones. Clearly, there’s quite a number to choose from for me so here are a few of my favourites.   The last part of the assignment called for…