The most famous grave in the cemetery is the site where Eva Peron is laid to rest. It is said that such was her popularity in the whole of South America that florists the length of the continent sold out of flowers during the mourning period. Recoleta Cemetery is an amazing collection of extravagant graves […]
Number 3 – Iguaçu/Iguazú Falls, Brazil & Argentina Iguazu Falls straddle a border between South America’s two largest nations and consists of the widest set of falls in the world. Having flown in from Buenos Aires to Puerto Iguazú, we stayed on the Argentinian side of the great divide, but were first to visit the […]
Number 3 – Iguaçu/Iguazú Falls, Brazil & Argentina Iguazu Falls straddle a border between South America’s two largest nations and consist of the widest set of falls in the world. Having flown in from Buenos Aires to Puerto Iguazú, we stayed on the Argentinian side of the great divide, but were first to visit the […]
Number 10 – Train Trip from Sevastopol to Lviv, Ukraine 2011 This remains as my longest train ride to date. 27-hours with one change of trains at Simferopol. The journey started in the Crimea, the disputed region that has now been annexed to Russia. It was a wonderful trip from south to north travelling in […]
No bigger than a large butterfly, the hummingbird moves so fast that it is really difficult to capture. This specimen that I photographed in 2018 was the best shot I got in around fifty attempts!
I photographed this bird in 2018. Anybody know what it is?
When I say big cities, I am meaning 1 million plus inhabitants. This counts out some beautiful smaller metropolises such as Cape Town, Cusco, Luang Prabang, Santiago de Cuba, Jerusalem, Luxor and Samarkand. Number Five – Buenos Aires, Argentina (population 2.9 million) This is one of my most recent trips to a big city, undertaken […]
I spotted this bird during our 2018 trip to the amazing waterfalls. It seemed to be saying, “What are you looking at?”
If I had more time on my hands I could see myself becoming a ‘twitcher’, the unofficial name for a birdwatcher. I love our feathered friends, so thought I would dedicate Thursdays to sharing a picture of birds that I have spotted on my travels. Sometimes birds pop up in the most unexpected of places. […]
Iguazú Falls The largest set of waterfalls in the world straddle the Argentina-Brazil border. These shots were taken from the Argentinian side in November 2018.