Category Archives: Travel

Travel Theme: The Four Elements

Earth, Air, Water and Fire – the challenge of Ailsa’s Travel Theme this week.  All but fire feature prominently in my collections – but I do have those too! Earth – Haleakala Crater in Maui – always leaves me with … Continue reading

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Travel Theme: Beaches

How could I resist Ailsa’s travel theme this week?  Beaches have to rank pretty highly on my list of all-time favourite places.   I consider myself fortunate to say my ‘life’s a beach‘ – despite having ended up in land locked Calgary! Born in rugged Cornwall, … Continue reading

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The Colours of Puerto Vallarta – weekly photo challenge Color

Turquoise seas, pink Hibiscus, blazes of yellow amidst dusty landscapes, tablecloths in every colour of the rainbow – and then some, vivid costumes and vibrant streets festooned with colourful flags sums up our recent vacation.  WordPress’s weekly photo challenge of Color couldn’t have … Continue reading

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Winter can be beautiful – mini road trip.

I get restless this time of year.  Calgary is known for it’s Chinooks – warming winds which can make winter snow disappear and leave ‘blah browns’ around for another 3 months.  (Sadly, no matter how mild the winter, the green … Continue reading

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Travel Theme: Glass

Ailsa’s inspiration for a blog this week presents us with the theme of glass. I’m a huge fan.  Whether it’s stained glass in churches, simple glass candle holders, or the incredible glass art sculptures from the likes of Dale Chihuly,  vacations … Continue reading

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Photos With Finesse – 2013 Scenic Calendar – makes a great gift!

A few years ago I created calendars as Xmas gifts for friends and family as a way to show the relatives abroad some of the local sights.   I was surprised, and pleased with the response from folks outside the family.  After … Continue reading

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Weekly Travel Theme: On Display

Ailsa’s weekly travel theme triggered a trip through memory lane – cobblestoned sides streets, cheerful market stalls, colourful street vendors – a common theme throughout many of my travels. I’m mentally returning to Puerto Vallarta and Maui (the goofy shirts and … Continue reading

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