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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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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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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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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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Illuminating St Michael’s Mount

St Michael’s Mount, Marazion, Cornwall, United Kingdom The day of our visit to St Michael’s Mount began with wonderment and awe. Arrived early to catch the first passage on the amphibious vehicle (which can be seen making its way towards … Continue reading

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Oxford Inspiration

Brasenose College Door and Radcliffe Camera, Oxford, United Kingdom. During a free two-hour walking tour with Footprints Tours, our tour guide pointed out an oft-photographed door, lamppost, and building. Besides the peek-a-boo vantage point to see one of Oxford’s most recognizable … Continue reading

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The Draw of Botallack Mine

Botallack Mine, Cornwall, United Kingdom. While deciding on a winter holiday destination, I came across a photograph of Botallack Mine in a tourism magazine. That was it. My husband and I were going to Cornwall. As it turned out, our visit … Continue reading

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Wherever You Need One…

British red telephone boxes are ubiquitous. Here’s one practically in the middle of nowhere on the coastal road somewhere between St Ives and St Just, Cornwall, United Kingdom. It’s a comfort to see, I think.

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An Unconventional Tour of Bath

Parade Gardens (I love that staircase!) with the Empire Hotel behind. Bath, Somerset, United Kingdom. During a walking tour of Bath, I found myself taking pictures of various scenes that caught my eye. As it turned out, I hit upon … Continue reading

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