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Apr 21 2014

Travel Photo Roulette #77: The Results

As you know, having won the previous round, I’ve been hosting the latest round of Travel Photo Roulette, which is a fun photographic competition for travel and photography bloggers.  It really has been a lot of fun, a lot more fun than I realised.  It’s been great connecting with other bloggers, seeing their interpretation of ‘quirky’ …

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Apr 18 2014

Shadow Art in Xanthi

I’ve been doing Foto Fridays for quite a while now and the reason why I started it was to highlight or showcase something from my travels that I find interesting, amusing etc. This week’s Foto Friday comes from my recent trip to Xanthi in Northern Greece.  While I was there, I visited the old town …

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Apr 15 2014

Rediscovering the UK and Ireland

For those of you that might not know, I was born in the UK to Irish parents.  For years, I spent my holidays travelling mainly, although not exclusively, around the UK and Ireland.  That was because it was easier and cheaper than going abroad, and because I was curious about other parts of the UK …

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Apr 11 2014

Travel Photo Roulette #77: Quirky

UPDATE: Thank you to everyone who took part.  You can view the results here. If you’ve been reading my blog, which I’m sure you have :), you will have seen that one of my Foto Friday’s mentioned a competition I had entered and the photo I used. Well, it was for Travel Photo Roulette, which …

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Apr 07 2014

Discovering the Charm of Grasmere

I was in the Lake District recently, looking for a place to have some R&R (rest and relaxation), and to discover some lesser-known places.  The thing is, it proved to be quite a challenge.  Firstly, I was limited with where I could go because I didn’t have my car to get around and the Honister …

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Mar 31 2014

A Solo Hike to Easedale Tarn and Codale Tarn

The Lake District is definitely a mecca for hikers.  I saw them everywhere during my time in the Lake District: The Borrowdale Valley, Keswick, and Grasmere.  I like to do a bit of hiking myself but, as I knew nothing of the local hikes, I consulted the Internet.  As it turns out, there are tons …

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