Monthly Archives: April 2013

Denali Chill

Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska (Sept. 2004). My misty mood continues back in time to a chilly September day in Alaska. Sunlight, diffused by the thick layer of slowly rising fog, barely illuminated the fall colors, which were already muted … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Fanore Beach

Misty Day at Fanore Beach, Ireland. Along an Irish coastal road (R477) south of Galway Bay is Fanore Beach. As home to a surf school, the waters just to the south and outside of the frame of this picture were … Continue reading

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Generalife Palace and Beyond

Generalife Palace with Views of the Alhambra and Granada beyond. An upper terrace provides an expansive view of the Alhambra and Granada with a glimpse of the Sierra Nevada mountains in the distance. Recently, I posted a photo of the … Continue reading

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In a Fog Through Treacherous Conor Pass

Conor Pass Waterfall, Dingle Peninsula, Ireland. After an overnight in Tralee, Ireland, my husband and I planned to head out bright and early for a full-day trip around the Dingle Peninsula. Our innkeeper recommended that we take Conor Pass over the mountains to … Continue reading

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Good Monkey

Barbary Macaque, Gibraltar.

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Where the Atlantic and Mediterranean Meet

Tarifa, Spain, viewed from Isla de Las Palomas with the Atlantic Ocean on the left and the Mediterranean Sea on the right. Just off the coast of Tarifa, Spain, sits Isla de Las Palomas, which is the southern-most point of … Continue reading

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Room With a View of Alhambra

View of the Alhambra Palace and Granada, Spain, from the Generalife Palace. Previously, I shared photos of one of my favorite outdoor “rooms” in the Alhambra Palace’s Generalife Gardens. Today, I share an airy and exotic room within the Generalife … Continue reading

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Andalusian Countryside

Groves on rolling hills in Andalusia, Spain. Andalusia is a breathtakingly beautiful area of Spain. The mountains, the clouds, the fields and rolling hills, all full of colors and textures highlighted by the ever-changing light. This image seems to capture … Continue reading

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Ship on the Strait of Gibraltar

An illuminated ship on the Strait of Gibraltar as it cruises off the coast of Morocco. The boat trip between Tarifa, Spain, and Tangier, Morocco, is only supposed to take 35 minutes, but for some reason our passage took closer … Continue reading

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My Secret “Room” at the Alhambra

View of Granada from the Alhambra’s Generalife Gardens, Spain. The Alhambra Palace and its Generalife Gardens is one of my favorite places on earth. Ever since I visited the Alhambra Palace over twenty years ago, I have wanted to return. … Continue reading

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