Category Archives: Travelogues

The Comforting Curves of Arches

Arches have been used in buildings and gateways for thousands of years. The shape is dramatic and pleasing, and also serves to span open spaces and to bear weight.  Whether it’s the Coliseum in Rome or a small bridge over … Continue reading

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The Heart of the Highlands

O ye’ll tak’ the high road,     And I’ll tak’ the low road,         And I’ll be in Scotland afore ye…¹   For my monthly travelogue, I’ll finish up our 2010 trip to Britain with our … Continue reading

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Travelogue – Wanderings Outside London

Well, here we are at the end of July, and I haven’t done a monthly travelogue yet! As I’ve been watching the Olympics on TV, I’ve seen shots of some of the wonderful places we went outside of London when we … Continue reading

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Travel theme: Flowers

This week’s Travel Theme challenge from Ailsa at Wheresmybackpack? is Flowers.   As many beautiful gardens as there are in the world, nowhere are flowers more a part of the cultural fabric than they are in Hawaii. From the moment you arrive in Hawaii, … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Inside

The theme for this week’s WordPress.com Weekly Photo Challenge is Inside. The topic made me think about things we usually admire from the outside, but normally don’t see on the inside. When I was nine or ten, I went to the … Continue reading

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Travel Theme: Food

Ailsa at wheresmyback posted her Travel theme for this week: Food. This one makes me wish I were at home where I have some other great photos – but since I’m not, I will make do with files I have with me! … Continue reading

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