Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge – Feathers

“Keep a green tree in your heart and perhaps the singing bird will come.”- Lois Lowry I have here a compilation of photos of feathers in different forms. I hope you enjoy. This is for CFFC Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge – Feathers for this week. A single swan in Prague A duck in the pond…

Ponte Vecchio, Florence – Wanderlust @67

“Of all the books in the world, the best stories are found in between the pages of a passport.” Visiting Florence won’t be complete without viewing this beautiful bridge, the Ponte Vecchio. During our few days stay in Florence, we happened to pass by this bridge several times and during these times, I especially noticed…

Thursday Doors in Venice

“Venice is the most romantic place in the world but it’s even better when there is no one around.”– Woody Allen is an American director, writer and actor For Norm’s Doors Challenge These doorways can be found near the St Mark’s Square in Venice. These doors can be seen from the canal. You can see…

Monochrome November in Prague

“Prague does not have its name for no reason – in truth,  Prague is a threshold between the life on Earth  and Heaven, a threshold much thinner and narrower then in any other places…”  ― Gustav Meyrink As you can see in my posts, I really, really love Prague. Whether in colour or in monochrome Prague…

Seats, benches and Chairs

“Each of us needs to withdraw from the cares which will not withdraw from us. We need hours of aimless wandering or spates of time sitting on park benches, observing the mysterious world of ants and the canopy of treetops.”- Maya Angelou We had been here before but haven’t noticed the abundance of seats, benches…

Doors in Amsterdam, Doors in Germany

“Follow your bliss and don’t be afraid, and door will open where you didn’t know they were going to be.” – Joseph Campbell A view from the canal during a water cruise in Amsterdam. What a relaxing way to learn about a country’s history, lifestyle, economy and architecture! For Norm’s Thursday Doors Challenge. In the…

Colourful Burano… just a Boat Ride Away! Wanderlust @59

“Once the travel bug bites there is no known antidote, and I know that I shall be happily infected until the end of my life”– Michael Palin Burano is an island in the Venetian Lagoon which is known for its colourful houses and intricate lace work. It is a perfect day trip from the main island of…

If the Walls Can Speak in Venice – Wanderlust @58

“A realist, in Venice, would become a romantic by mere faithfulness to what he saw before him.” -Arthur Symons. Imagine a city interconnected by canals and bridges … a romantic gondola ride … an Italian serenade … waterfront palaces … winding canals … colourful facades of buildings … It is like you are transported to…

14 Places to See and Things to Do in Venice – Wanderlust @57

“I will never forget experiencing Venice for the first time. It feels like you are transported to another time – the art, music, food and pure romance in the air is like no other place.” – Elizabeth Berkley Venice is known as the “City of Bridges”, “The Floating City”, the “City of Canals” and many…

Venice at Night – Wanderlust @56

“The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.”– Eleanor Roosevelt Arrived in Venice during the golden hour and the colour of the sky was spectacular! As the sun goes down, and the lights turned on, the view of Venice…

Sunny Lugano – Wanderlust @53

“I travel because seeing photos in brochures wasn’t good enough for me. It was to be there, that was everything”– Wiremu Ratcliffe Lake Lugano is a lake which is situated on the border between southern Switzerland and Northern Italy. This lake is so beautiful with breath taking views. The Churches of Lugano Chiesa di Sant’ Antonio Abate Chiesa…

Getting Lost in Lucerne – Wanderlust @52

“What you’ve done becomes the judge of what you’re going to do – especially in other people’s minds. When you’re traveling, you are what you are right there and then. People don’t have your past to hold against you. No yesterdays on the road.”– William Least Heat Moon Another start of a beautiful day in Lucerne, Switzerland….

Lake Lucerne in Switzerland – Wanderlust @51

“The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.”– Eleanor Roosevelt Lake Lucerne or also called Lake of Lucerne is a lake in Central Switzerland. It is definitely one of the nicest place in this country. We went on this…

Cruising through the Rhine River… Wanderlust @48

“The songs of the river ends not at her banks, but in the hearts of those who have loved her.” -(Buffalo Joe) This river cruise is amazing! It was a great experience and was very relaxing. We arrived early to where the boats were docked so we were still able to look around the area….

A day to see the canals of Amsterdam – Wanderlust @47

And the adventure begins… I and my hubby went on our first European tour in 2016. It started with a ferry ride from London to the Netherlands. You can imagine the excitement we were feeling as we started our 23 day tour with Cosmos. After the ferry ride we went on a coach to our…

Wanderlust @45 – One fine afternoon in Mornington Peninsula

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”― Mark Twain As my husband always says, the weekend is always…

One Silent Sunday

“You can never cross the ocean until you have the courage to lose sight of the shore.” Unknown It is nice to see the stillness of the water. Not a sound… just the ripples on the surface of the ocean. For Leya’s Silent Sunday

24 places to see and things to do in London @Wanderlust 43

“…and so the adventure begins”– Unknown Every first time traveller is expected to go to the very touristy places of a certain country. The same is true when I went to London for the first time in 2016. Of course who would want to miss out on these iconic United Kingdom architecture. 1) Buckingham palace…

Which Way are We Going?

“The world is made of stairs, and there are those who go up and those who go down.” – Ed McBain Every photo has a story… about friendship, about family or even just random thought. Here is my collection of steps and stairs photos for this week’s challenge, hope you like it. For Cee’s Fun…

Wanderlust @38 – Walking through the Geelong Waterfront Bollards

“I would rather own a little and see the world than own the world and see a little of it.” – unknown Do you know what Bollards are? These are usually used for protection and security…but let me introduce you to the cute bollards of Geelong. Geelong is a city, southwest of Melbourne and once…

Getting Your Ducks in a Row: A Photo a Week Challenge

“Be like a duck, paddling and working very hard inside the water, but what everyone sees is a smiling and calm face.” ― Manoj Arora I love ducks so this time, I want to post photos of ducks literally. I take photos of ducks everywhere that I get the chance. Because with it comes nature and trees…

Wordless Wednesday

“Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.” – Omar Khayyam For some, this may just be an ordinary pond in the park, but for me this is a memory of days gone by. Missing the kids’ laughter…missing them running around like little silly toddlers. Every photo, every place reminds me of them……

Budapest, I’m ready for you! Wanderlust @31

 “Live your life by a compass not a clock.” – Stephen Covey It was dark when we got to Budapest. I wanted to freshen up a bit before going on our dinner cruise when I decided to just look out of our bedroom window…and to my surprise… this is what I saw!!! 🙌🏻 I was…

A few hours in Esztergom, Hungary – Wanderlust @30

“Go fly roam travel voyage explore journey discover adventure.” Our Trafalgar tour was on its way to Budapest and we passed by this lovely city on a hill…Esztergom! We just stayed there for a few hours to look at the scenery but oh my gosh…the view was astounding. You just have to see it to…

A Photo a Week Challenge: Cityscape/Townscape

“A city is not gauged by its length and width, but by the broadness of its vision and the height of its dreams.” -Herb Cae Melbourne city is busy and exciting on Sunday afternoons. This shot was taken during the Chinese New Year celebration just past, so it was busier and really buzzing with action!…

Focus on Čertovka in Prague Wanderlust @23

“Once you have travelled, the voyage never ends, but is played out over and over again in the quietest chambers. The mind can never break off from the journey.”-Pat Conroy Mala Strana, (also called the lesser Town) is the more enchanting part of Prague. It starts from just underneath the area of the Prague Castle…

Friday Foto Fun – Holidays

“Family is not an important thing. It’s everything.” –Michael J. Fox   October 2018 – My son was in Australia for a few weeks and the family decided to have a weekend away for bonding time. I wanted to go to another state but work schedule of my daughter and my husband wouldn’t permit. So…