Blog Entries tagged 'photography'
Travel Blogs Entries tagged 'photography'
- Elafonisi, Balos, and the Mountain Villages of CreteFrom Chania, we drove to Elafonisi through the mountain villages of the Enneachora, including Vlatos, Elos, and Kefali. Most of the tavernas and small hotels were closed, and many of the smaller villages seemed almost deserted. At first, the Posted by jonshapiro in Vagabonding at 60 | Dec 30, 2015
- Chania, CreteAn hour from Rethymno, Chania is Crete's second largest city and certainly more beautiful than Heraklion. There is an old Venetian port with a lighthouse and ancient walls, as well as an even older part of the city with Posted by jonshapiro in Vagabonding at 60 | Dec 21, 2015
- Rethymno, CreteA mid sized university town, Rethymno has an old section of narrows alleys and old houses, in various states of repair and disrepair.
We met a man in this Posted by jonshapiro in Vagabonding at 60 | Dec 16, 2015
- Modica and SurroundsThe next day, somewhat reluctantly, we left Siracusa, and made our way to Modica Alta. Once again our GPS failed us, and what should have taken about 1& 1/2 hours took at least twice that long. We ended Posted by jonshapiro in Vagabonding at 60 | Dec 2, 2015
- MateraArrived here after roughly a three hour drive from Sorrento. We were met as scheduled by Mario, the son of the apartment owner, who then showed us where to park our car and brought us to our apartment in Posted by jonshapiro in Vagabonding at 60 | Nov 16, 2015
- Conquering Volcanoes....1So at the moment I'm living on a big mound of bubbling hot liquid death.
Yep, when I flew to New Zealand just a few weeks ago, I knew it was made of LOTS of volcanoes and yet still came Posted by emmaabroad in New Zealand | Oct 10, 2015
- ORVEITO MARKET DAY, GRADOLI AND BOLSENA
Today was another hot day without my bag although there was some reason to hope. I actually got hold to someone in Rome who confirmed my bag was there. Sadly, they cou Posted by curlygirl in One mom, one son, one world | Aug 8, 2015
- HERE’S OUR NUMBER – DID I FORGET TO MENTION WE DON’T ANSWER?It is probably obvious that I am still without my bag. I am also without optimism that I am getting my bag anytime soon. It seems “urgency” is not in the Italian vocabulary unless you are driving. I Posted by curlygirl in One mom, one son, one world | Aug 7, 2015
- FIRST IMPRESSIONS OF ORVIETODespite starting my day with a 2 hour delay outta Gander, I actually landed in Rome on schedule. It was pretty awesome flying all the way here with no waiting in airports but unfortunately, even though I made the Posted by curlygirl in One mom, one son, one world | Aug 6, 2015
- CienfuegosLeft Habana yesterday with our amiga from Nicaragua, in a private taxi arranged by our current hosts Zunilda y Raya. Cienfuegos is a laid back place, about three hours or so by car from Habana. It has a wide Posted by jonshapiro in Vagabonding at 60 | Jul 27, 2015
- Book 7: Cuba, Southern Italy, GreeceFOR MY FAITHFUL READERS, IT'S BEEN A LONG TIME, BUT HERE IS THE NEXT INSTALLMENT OF VAGABONDING AT 60. Please note the dates. As per usual I am writing this back in my home in beautiful, at this time Posted by jonshapiro in Vagabonding at 60 | Jul 11, 2015
- Art and Airplanes in Beijing
On Saturday, we headed to the National Art Museum. It met my friend's two specifications: indoors and not far from the apartment. We only had to walk ten minutes and it was free to boot if you b Posted by Sarah.M in Explore | Mar 17, 2015
- An exciting prospect - the starting line has been drawnJust realised it is only 11 weeks or so until our travel adventure begins. In reality its already here. Deborah is leading the charge on the planning front. With every turn of a page in the travel books and Posted by Vendrig in Our 2015 travel adventure | Jan 30, 2015
- Irish Walk 2016Today is the start of the preparation for a walk of 500 klms from Leitrim in the North to Castletownbere in the South of Ireland, the O'Sullivan March. My Great Grandmother was an O'Sullivan so th Posted by Rianda in Traveller Down Under | Jan 5, 2015
- TrekkingAs the days went on, it became obvious that we would not be able to proceed with our original trekking plans. Tashi had prepared a somewhat ambitious journey of 12 days in which we would first go to his Posted by jonshapiro in Vagabonding at 60 | Dec 28, 2014
- Gallery of Europe [Part 5]Hey guys welcome to the magnificent city of Istanbul, home to over 16 billion people it is one of the most populated cities in the world. This place has so much historical elements dating back to Roman Empire rule under Posted by Lewis_E in Nil Responsibilities 'Til 30 | Dec 23, 2014
- 10 travel moments that made me go hmmmI travel to see things with my own eyes. To know what it feels like to take in a view or look at some place truly special, connect with it, and add it to my memories forever. These moments are Posted by Gotmybindle in Got My Bindle | Dec 19, 2014
- Muine and Ho Chi Minh cityAfter Dalat we went to Muine which is like a Russian town. A lot of the shops and businesses are in Russian and there's a large community of them there, which is strange. Muine is a nice little beach town Posted by derryfadman in Worldwide ramblings | Dec 3, 2014
- Gallery of Europe [Part 4]Hey guys heres a very brief one on the photos taken during our Intrepid tour of Eastern Europe, I have decided to pick a few photos out of the lot that standout more rather than upload a month worth of Posted by Lewis_E in Nil Responsibilities 'Til 30 | Dec 2, 2014
- Srinagar, KashmirAfter saying good-bye to Nanette in Mumbai, I left the next morning for Srinagar, where Tashi met me at the airport. A good thing since a policemen accompanied me outside since I couldn't tell him where I was staying. Posted by jonshapiro in Vagabonding at 60 | Nov 27, 2014
- TranquebarAfter three days of furious temple gazing, we were more than ready for Tranquebar. This small town by the Indian Ocean began as a Danish trading port in the 1620's. The old Dutch Fort is still standing, a tawny Posted by jonshapiro in Vagabonding at 60 | Nov 17, 2014
- Temples of Trichy, Thanjavur, and KubakonamWe have been on a temple whirlwind. Flew from Colombo back to Madurai, and then a hot 2&1/2 hour bus ride to Tiruchirappalli, or as it is more commonly known, Trichy.
I Posted by jonshapiro in Vagabonding at 60 | Nov 13, 2014
- Anuradhapura/NegomboAnuradhapura proved to be the most interesting of the ancient cities, as well as the oldest, dating to approximately 400 BC. The city was abandoned after an invasion some 1300 years later, and the jungle took over until the British Posted by jonshapiro in Vagabonding at 60 | Nov 10, 2014
- SigiriyaAlthough we enjoyed the statues and paintings of Dambulla, it was Sigiyira that impressed us far more. Sticking out of the jungle by some 200 meters, the lions rock, as it is known, has been an ancient city Posted by jonshapiro in Vagabonding at 60 | Nov 4, 2014
- Dambulla The next morning we went to the Dambulla Caves with Lalinda, an hour or two drive from Kandy. By the time we got there it was already quite hot, which continued for our entire visit to the cultural triangle. Posted by jonshapiro in Vagabonding at 60 | Nov 1, 2014