Love in Prague

“I had traveled to a lot of cities in Europe before, but Prague was special. It held a mysterious attraction for me.” -Arfi Lamba I know … I know, you may be fed up with me saying that I love Prague. But what can I do? There’s love locks…love mugs…love street art… For Frank’s Tuesday…

Checks and Stripes

“You can never have too many striped tops.” – unknown and don’t care haha For Ann-Christine who is hosting this week’s Lens Artist Photo Challenge – Stripes & Checks Please click item to enlarge and to find out where the photos were taken. And here are Pat, my daughter & my husband, Jack with their…

In my BackUP file … USA

“In the truest sense, freedom cannot be bestowed; it must be achieved.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt This wasn’t supposed to be my post for today’s SquareUp Challenge…but then I was moved by a fellow blogger’s view of anger, of doubt, of sadness and then with the Inauguration … finally being able to breathe a sigh…

Montserrat Windows Through My Pen

“Tomorrow we will do beautiful things.” – Antoni Gaudi Montserrat is a spectacular Benedictine abbey just about an hour away from Barcelona, Spain. While I stood in the middle of the grounds of the monastery…I could feel and hear the tranquility of the place. I don’t know why, but although there were many people there…

Urban Decay in Venice

“Venice is a city that has the sea for its floors, the sky for its roof and the flow of the waters for walls.” – B. Da Sigma Venice’s architecture has the most exquisite stonework but underneath those walls lie a great problem, it’s the destruction of brick by saltwater. CFFC – Urban Decay in…

Time to Look Back at Bridges

“Every path in life has a bridge… the journey is CROSSING it!” – unknown I love doing this blog because it satisfies my quench for travelling (especially now that we can’t do so) and looking at photos from other bloggers’ travels serve as an inspiration to me too. Looking at past photos brings back awww-some…

Columns, Verticals & Squares in Budapest

“Being a square keeps you from going around in circles.” – J. Vernon McGee Budapest has a grand array of iconic architectures … with arches and rows of columns at the Fisherman’s Bastion to the St Stephen Basilica towering over Budapest and the Roman columns of the Heroes Square. This is for overlapping challenges. Columns…

2021 The New Year is UPon Us

“Let go of all that holds you down, the next three hundred sixty five days are for you.” – Emily Byrnes “To everyone… a new year is UPon us. Let’s make it a Great One!” Although firework displays were cancelled in Melbourne and gatherings are down again to just 15 people indoors…I have still so…

Streets of the Philippines

“A street that you have never visited is a book that you have never read! You never know what you are missing! – Mehmet Murat Ildan Walking the streets of the Philippines is fun and exciting. It’s not hard to take shots of people unaware… whether it be the working class people, students, teachers, people…

Travel Challenge #10/10

“May your adventures bring you closer together, even as they take you far away from home.” – Trenton Lee Stewart YES… I did it! Finished the 10 day Travel challenge… and coincided with my last day of posting for the year. This last photo is from a Christmas market in Budapest…such amazing and enjoyable time!…

Travel Challenge #9/10

“The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams.” – Oprah Winfrey I was nominated by Brian from Bushboys World to post one favorite travel picture a day for ten days without explanation, then to nominate someone else to participate. That’s 10 days, 10 travel images, and 10 nominations.  Photos…

Travel Challenge #8/10

“I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list.” – Susan Sontag I was nominated by Brian from Bushboys World to post one favorite travel picture a day for ten days without explanation, then to nominate someone else to participate. That’s 10 days, 10 travel images, and 10 nominations.  Photos are so much a part…