Category Sunday Photo

View of Lake Bled, Slovenia

Sunday Photo – Ducks-eye View, Lake Bled

Gullfoss, Iceland

Sunday Photo – Gullfoss Waterfall, Iceland

Gullfoss (Golden Falls) is located in the canyon of the Hvítá river in the southwest of Iceland. We visited the spectacular site on a freezing cold day in January 2015.

Sunday Photo – Krakow Angel, Poland

Sunday Photo – Happy Women, Luang Prabang, Laos

I took this photo in 2010 at the monk alms procession. It always makes me smile.

Sunday Photos – Camels

Today’s photo collection features that ridiculous looking but truly amazing creature, the camel. Without the ship of the desert there would have been no Silk Route, no Samarkand and perhaps little or no amazing Islamic architecture throughout Central Asia. We have much to thank our hump backed friends for. Kraka the Camel, Krak des Chevaliers, […]

Sunday Photo – Krampus & St Nicholas, Salzburg

In Central European folklore, Krampus is a horned, anthropomorphic figure described as “half-goat, half-demon”, who, during the Christmas season, punishes children who have misbehaved. This contrasts with Saint Nicholas, who rewards the well-behaved with gifts.

Sunday Photo – Zell am See, Austria from the Schmittenhöhebahn Cable Car

Zell am See in Austria Yesterday we took the train from Salzburg the 90-minutes to the ski resort town of Zell am See (Zell on the Lake). We also took the Schmittenhöhebahn – the single car cable car, up 2,000 metres onto the Schmittenhöhe mountain, offering breathtaking views of the peaks of the Hohe Tauern […]

Sunday Photo – Cologne Railway Bridge Over The Rhine, Germany

The Hohenzollern Bridge was a road & rail bridge constructed between 1907 and 1911 and reconstructed after WWII when it became a rail bridge only as it is today. Now over 1,200 trains a day cross it to and from the nearby central train station. It is also a stone’s throw from Cologne’s magnificent cathedral and […]

Sunday Photos – Brazil

A year ago today we arrived in amazing Rio de Janeiro in Brazil. We had arrived after an enthralling visit to Iguazú Falls. In honour of the brilliant November 2019 visit, I am posting some shots of the iconic city and the amazing waterfalls. Christ the Redeemer, Rio

Sunday Photo – Never Forget

“On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918, the incessant boom of artillery abruptly went silent along the Western Front in France.” Today we remember the fallen heroes of all wars.