The Pros and Cons of Hitchhiking

I was listening to this album over the weekend, probably one of my all round favorite albums. I say probably because it is hard to tell.  Music is like emotions, the feelings that come can be triggered in different ways, and what works for you today might be totally different tomorrow.  That said, this is… Continue reading The Pros and Cons of Hitchhiking

Gunung Rinjani, Lombok, Indonesia

Gunung Rinjani was the first mountain I ever climbed.  And probably the hardest, but not for any other reason than it was where I broke my climbing muscles in so to speak.  Once you have climbed one mountain it gets easier.  Well that has been my experience. The mountain is the main feature on the… Continue reading Gunung Rinjani, Lombok, Indonesia

Borobudur, Java, Indonesia

The first trip I did to SE Asia was back in 1996.  I had been living in New Zealand for a couple of years and decided to take the long route back to Europe.  One of the most beautiful places along the way was Borobudur, a 9th Century Temple near  Yogyakarta, South central on the… Continue reading Borobudur, Java, Indonesia

Lens Artists Challenge #28 – Curves

Firstly, thank you to Perpetua who invited me to join this challenge, hosted on Travels and Trifles this week.  I much appreciate the invite. I found this challenging in having to choose amongst the multitude of curves I have in my photos.  I opted then for those that mean something to me as a person. … Continue reading Lens Artists Challenge #28 – Curves

Able Tasmin National Park, New Zealand

This is the second in my series of photo blogs about New Zealand.  The Able Tasmin National Park is situated right at the North of the South Island of New Zealand.  It is an area of absolute beauty, with great camping sites and beautiful walks in abundance.  If you are visiting New Zealand, this is… Continue reading Able Tasmin National Park, New Zealand

Friendly Friday – Inspiration

I have picked up on this through someone I have been exchanging comments with recently.  A lovely lady called Manja Mexi Movie.  Please check her blog out.  The challenge has been put up by The Snow Melts Somewhere and as this week the theme is Inspiration I thought I would have a go. Inspiration is not so… Continue reading Friendly Friday – Inspiration

Pai, Thailand. Where time stands still.

I travelled through Thailand a few times around the turn of the millennium.  I thoroughly enjoyed the culture and the scenery both.  I only wish I'd had a better camera most of the time.  But I like these photos from Pai, North Western Thailand.  Pai sits in a large and dormant volcanic crater, lush and… Continue reading Pai, Thailand. Where time stands still.