Author Archives: satnavandcider

About satnavandcider

An American expat living in England, exploring the United Kingdom and Europe through five senses and a camera lens.

Snowdrops, Dew Drops, and Silk

Dew drops on a spider web at Elkstone Church, England. On a misty morning in a church yard, the world collapses into a local dampened space. The mist appears to buffer sound and movement; silence seems loud when all is still and … Continue reading

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Leckhampton Light

Afternoon View from Leckhampton Hill, Cheltenham. My legs ache as I attempt to descend stairs without looking like an invalid. Such is my state after hiking up Leckhampton Hill a few days ago to catch the view so fondly remembered … Continue reading

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Autumn Stroll at Westonbirt Arboretum

Japanese Maple at Westonbirt Arboretum near Tetbury, Gloucestershire, England. A recent visit to Westonbirt National Arboretum to enjoy the colors of autumn proved colorful indeed. Although colors were not at their peak, a nice smattering stood out among the 14,902 … Continue reading

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Lovely Lake Bled

Lake Bled, Slovenia The beauty of Lake Bled was a central reason for my husband’s and my recent 10-day trip to Slovenia and Croatia. The first time I saw pictures of Bled Island I knew that one day I had … Continue reading

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Uig’s Fairy Glen

Faerie Glen, Uig, Isle of Skye, Scotland. Tucked away in a remote corner of the world (also known as the Isle of Skye) is the Faerie Glen (Google: 57.583767,-6.325122) where fairies dwell among miniature mountains and tiny, trilly trees. A mere … Continue reading

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At the Top of the Bottom of the Storr

Couple Standing on a Hill at the Base of the Storr, Isle of Skye, Scotland. I’m a sucker for silhouettes of couples, so when I saw this couple climbing up a small hill at the base of the Storr as … Continue reading

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In the Lavender Field

In a lavender field at Cotswold Lavender, Snowshill, Gloucestershire, UK. I don’t know if these two people are a couple, because I only saw them in the fields taking photos together. However, romantic that I am, I imagine that I … Continue reading

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Eilean Donan Castle

Eilean Donan Castle, Scotland.

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Krakow’s Market Square Fountain at Night

Fountain and Cloth Hall (Sukiennice) in Kraków’s Market Square (Rynek Główny). Rynek Główny, the main market square in Kraków, Poland, is the largest Medieval town square in Europe. A modern fountain is located near the Renaissance-style Cloth Hall, which sits in the Square’s center. Although … Continue reading

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Distant Lights of Tangier

The night sky alight over Tangier, Morocco, as seen from the beach at Tarifa, Spain.

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