Distancing

“Saving a life just got much more important than savouring a lifestyle.” – Amit Kalantri, Wealth of Words These are the only creatures I personally interact with (except for my husband) these days. The topic for Tina’s Lens Artist Photo Challenge this week is Distance and I was able to capture these swans and ducks practicing…

Wordless Wednesday

“I need a break from reality.” – unknown   I know…I know, it is hard to have a break and be at peace when all around you there is so much chaos. It’s hard to feel “normal” when all you hear from social media, from your friends and family, from the news is all about…

Rivers in Europe & in Australia

“Time is like a river.You cannot touch the same water twice, because the flow that has passed will never pass again. Enjoy every moment of your life.” Here are some iconic rivers in Europe and in Australia. This is for Amy’s Lens Artist Photo Challenge- Rivers in Europe & in Australia Amstel River in Amsterdam…

Melbourne’s Doors to Iconic Buildings

“I don’t know where I’m going but I’m on my way.” Unknown Some two weeks ago, since travelling overseas and crowded areas were not an option, My husband and I decided to walk around St Kilda Beach. You may be familiar with this iconic clown- face entrance to the Luna Park, Melbourne amusement area. This…

Ducks by the Lake

“To Live will be an awfully big adventure”– Peter Pan Walking by the lake I happened to see these ducks which I thought were sleeping because they were not moving at all. But no, their eyes were wide open, so maybe they were just … RESTing. This is for Jez’s Water Water Everywhere Challenge – WWE and…

Of Paint and Cobwebs

“You don’t choose the day you enter the world and you don’t choose the day you leave. It’s what you do in between that makes all the difference.” – Anita Septimus These are garden decorations, which to an ordinary person will just be taken for granted… left unnoticed cobwebs and all. But here I am making it the…

12 photos for 12 months

“The best things in life are the people you love, the places you’ve seen and the memories you’ve made along the way.” – unknown It is nearly the end of 2019 and oh how time flies. I will be having a short break for this busy time of the year but before that I want…

Doors in Edinburgh

“Collect moments, not things.” – unknown Here are some doors from my 2016 trip to Edinburgh, Scotland. This is for Norm’s Thursday Doors Challenge – featuring the Doors in Edinburgh. I am also squeezing in some sites in Edinburgh near the Royal Mile. A painting of a door on a wall. The Kirk of the…

Amboise: an Unexpected Magnificence – Wanderlust @87

“All you need to know is that it’s possible.” – Wolf, an Appalachian Trail Hiker Amboise is a small town in central France which lies on the banks of the Loire River. It is such a beautiful place of castles, old towns, villages and views of the river that makes this an ideal stopover. Here…

Breathtaking Switzerland

“Go where you feel most ALIVE.” – travel quotes Nature is at its best in Switzerland. The view is just spectacular… whether it be the mountains or the lakes! If there is one country that I would like to revisit, Switzerland definitely is the one! This is for Frank’s Tuesday Photo Challenge – Outdoors and…

Benches, Chairs and Seats in Phillip Island

“There’s something very enticing about an empty bench under a tree. And its facing a river, that’s the bench for me.” – Joyce Rachelle Here are some benches and chairs that we found when we went on a few days holiday in Phillip Island. This is for Xingfumama’s Pull Up a Seat Challenge.

Montserrat in Catalonia, Spain – Wanderlust @76

“Don’t call it a dream … call it a plan.” – unknown Montserrat is a mountain range in Catalonia, Spain and it is just a day trip away from the more energetic and vibrant nearby metropolis of Barcelona. This is the La Sardana Monument in Barcelona where our tour group met up. On the way…

The Trail to the Mountains

“A tree is our most intimate contact with nature.”― George Nakashima Walking in the woods is one of the most enjoyable activity there is. Watching the leaves swaying in the wind … strolling with a loved one, even walking hand in hand at times … seeing the sun peeking through the leaves. And in this instance,…

Art and Architecture of Carcassonne – Wanderlust @75

” I’ll look back on this and smile because it was life and I decided to live it” – travel quotes Aside from Cite de Carcassone, there are so much more to see in this wonderful place. It has great architecture, galleries, monuments, walkways, and cafes. Here are samples of the different architecture that can…