Vietnam -This ancient doorway was so fascinating and my hubby was smiling. An old stone structure with a wooden door in Nova Scotia. We were trying to peak inside but couldn’t open the door. Salisbury Plain in Wiltshire, England. To me it looks like Doorways. They very historic named Stonehenge. Cartagena, Colombia – this is […]
One hour flight from Phu Quoc to Ho Chi Minh on board a prop plane “VASCO”. Limited security at check-in and bottled water permitted on board. Our carry on baggage didn’t fit in the overhead. The flight attendant said we can put in on the floor in the middle of the isle. Passengers could trip […]
2017 Phu Quoc -This was a long but great seven hour tour. Unbelievable low price, $16.00 each. Our guide was informative giving us an overview of what we are seeing. First stop was at the Pearl Farm. I wasn’t prepared to buy a $3000.00 strand of pearls. Later we noticed this lady in a different […]
European settlers, Eastern Passage began seasonal use of the channel starting about 1712. It is restored as 200 year-old fishing village. Rich in history. The construction of CFB Shearwater a military air base, at the northern boundary of the community during World War 1. It is located at the entrance to the Halifax Harbour, just 20 […]
A very interesting Vista on the waterfront in Limassol, Cyprus. Grand Canyon National Park, in Arizona. Such a great Vista but didn’t fall have over the cliffs !! He is so romantic living with his wife in Serengeti. He will kiss and hug her. Here is a link your posts to Anne’s original here, This is a […]
Clematis ‘Multi Blue’- Easy to grow and it thrives in moist, well-drained soils, in full sun to part shade. Performs best in light shade in hot climate areas. It is one one of my favorites. Thanks Cee for this Photo Challenge.
They are a great couple staring at the Rocks in the Galapagos. He looks happy living in Tanzania and he waving at us. The guy below is a great worker. But he looks tired. Please remember to link them to Sofia’s original here, and to use the Lens-Artists tag.
It was a beautiful hike this morning on the Bedford Basin
Walking along the trail in Bermuda looked like bridge. Humm. I looked up this info during the times of the glacial cycles. Sea levels rose and fell, variously exposing and covering Bermuda’s sedimentary rocks. Now the above-water island rocks are almost exclusively limestone, sculpted by wind and waves.
This morning there was 26 KM running event this morning. We saw so many runners. It is named Half Day Derby Race. They noticed so many friends running by. In the afternoon we went to see Gibbs Hill Lighthouse. It was built in 1844 and made of cast iron. It has 185 steps to the […]
2017 -Dragon Air from Hanoi to Phu Quoc. Impressed how you board from the back and front of the plane regarding your seat number. Duong Dong is a beach town with lots of little shops, bars and restaurants. In the evening the whole town is a night market. We have to watch our step, as […]
Here are my entries for Patti’s of the Lens-Artists Photo A Week Challenge. SHADOW Tunnel in Cartagena, Colombia. She is happy holding with a tray of Fruit and loves being in the SHADOWS! She is so happy enjoying her lunch with sun is so BRIGHT ! The Taj Mahal is so BRIGHT with ivory-white marble in the […]
2017 – Hoan Kiem -this is Hanoi’s major commercial district. The ancient commercial streets which are named after their original businesses dating back about 1,000 years. Entering a three story market, which we realize, is actually a wholesale bulk buy place. We thought it was a Mall. Regardless, we were able to buy a couple […]
2017-We decide to take a go trying eat Street Food. Very typical way of eating in this area. Along every narrow lane there multiple places to eat. Phò is Vietnam’s most famous dish. A rice noodle soup made with herbs and either beef or chicken. Chicken Skewers with peanut sauce are my favorite. Loved it. […]
Serengeti, Africa – She looks happy looking for her hubby! Galapagos Islands – Furry Seal in the Water Costa Rica – The capuchin monkey family are so happy together. They are also called the White Faced Monkeys. Giza, Egypt – This camel loves to carry passengers and ride through the desert to the base of […]
Jet lagged after our long flight from Toronto. Only two attendants at the desk in Hanoi looking for our “Visa upon Arrival”. It was a toss up as to who is next. We were all in a quandary. Took over an hour to be cleared to go. The “Elegant Ruby Hotel” was perfect, friendly staff […]
Hippopotamus – In the Water -The hippos are keeping a close eye on us as we sit on the rocks taking their photos. All is fine unless they get out of the water and will kick us out of their way. HA!! They love being in water and spend around 15 hours submerged to keep […]
Chobe National Park – Safari on the River We started our safari by boat. The Chobe River flows into Zambezi where Namibia, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Botswana intersect. Seeing animals swimming in groups along the river was a first for us and an amazing experience. Lines of elephants and groups of hippos were a show stopper. […]
These kids in Arusha are so happy with their sense of humor, and they also make smile too. Looks like a face on top of the tree in our back yard. Who is that ?? These puppies look happy with their family in Cusco. Our guest host for this week’s challenge is John RH. Please […]
Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre – Kota Kinabalu – Malaysia – This was founded in 1964, to rehabilitate orphaned orangutans. We are told that Orangutans have a 96% match genetically to humans. Seeing them in action, it is easy to believe they are a match to humans. Borneo’s forests have been degraded by logging and cleared […]
Simon’s Town – Less than an hour drive from Cape Town to . A very popular beach area for locals and tourists. Our goal was to see the penguins at Boulder Beach area. These penguins are only located on the coast of South Africa. Building Nests in the sand and growing their family . Due […]
These photos bring back memories of the time we visited Cape Town, (2014). So much to see a do…we will return…when our world gets back to normal . We enjoyed our time and the food was so delicious. . Victoria and Alfred Waterfront Robben Island – We took ferry across from Simons Town . A […]
Only 13 Km from Cape Town City Center. It is situated on the eastern slopes of Table Mountain. We learned a botanist Harold Pearson converted this area into a botanical garden in 1913 to save the country’s indigenous flora. Being a garden lover, this was a site I am so pleased to have seen. A […]
We took a break from being on safari and decided to spend some time in Cape Town. Interesting sites to see in and around the area. This was Day 1. Table Mountain– The view from the cable car on the way to the top are mountains are spectacular. Surrounded by Twelve Apostles Mountains is one […]
2018 – Bus TD 2 are direct buses from Sleima to the airport….6 Euros and 20 minutes later we arrive. Our 55 minute Flight to Catania, quick and smooth. Upon arrival our driver is there waiting for us. ! An hour later we are at our hotel! Taormina, a hilltop town with narrow streets designed […]
Melocactus (melon cactus), also known as the Turk’s cap cactus.. The red, wool-coated cephalium, said to resemble the Fez hat of Turkish male citizens during the late Ottoman Empire. The popular story is the name Turks being Turk’s Head “fez” cactus, and the name Caicos, a Lucayan term “caya hico,” meaning string of islands. I […]
So many tourists cancelled their trips..but a safe place for us dine. We sat on the dockside with a great view. Our Caribbean Lobster was delicious. I enjoyed the lobster with fried veggies and Pat had a great lobster pasta. There are so many birds running around looking for food. Maybe they might be hungry.
Hermitage– We followed the directions on our map and walked to the Hermitage…ended up going to the back by the river but eventually circled the whole building and ended up in the huge square and found the front door. There was no line up for tickets . We bought our tickets to enter and camera […]
2013 -St. Peter Line – St. Petersburg We caught a taxi to West Terminal , as it seemed too inconvenient to look for a bus. We checked in early 3pm , a very painless process. They looked at our passport , online Reservation and hotel booking .They gave us our boarding card , which also […]
SUNRISE -I took this photo from our window . It caught my attention and it was so colorful and amazing. SUNSET -It was snowy and very cold last evening . Temperature was -16C . I loved seeing the pale pink sky in the background.
On our way to Louisburg crossing over the Seal Island Bridge. Great Views from above seeing the Great Bras d’Or Channel. The Fortress of Louisburg, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, is a National Historic Site. Loved roaming around seeing reconstruction of the 18th century-style French fortress. This is a fun idea ..Cee – Cee’s Fun Foto […]
Barcelona – Hot Peppers ..colorful but very HOT!!! But Interesting!!! Johannesburg, South Africa – It was INTERESTING site but a tough area to visit. We had to careful and there were so many street muggings. Rome – Colosseum – Built AD 70–80 A very historic and INTERESTING site we visited. Sabi Sands – The Leopard was […]
Zanzibar -Mom Dad and Baby are so happy together. Such incredible Experiences we enjoyed in Africa.
Market Square – We spent hours here making sure to see every craft store. There are some wonderful Finnish handicrafts here. We buy a couple of lovely wooden hats and a numbered print from a local artist of a reindeer. There are so many fur garments not able wear these anymore. There were lots of […]
Kruger, South Africa – Loved seeing these elephants on Safari. Our guide said these elephants weigh up to about 7 tons and reaches the height of about 3 meters at the shoulder. They are voracious eaters which in a day they consume about 600 pounds and bark from trees. Elephants can live to a potential age of […]
2013- Woke up after a restless night to a rainy morning. The cab driver was waiting for us and 20 minute ride to the airport. Copenhagen airport is modern and efficient. I think it was one of my favorite airports I have ever been through. SAS (Scandinavian Airlines ) –Easy and Friendly check -in and […]
Welcome to Cee’s Midweek Madness Challenge (CMMC). The topic is Close Up or Macro. Galapagos , Sea iguana – 1835, Charles Darwin discovered land iguanas racing about on the island. We loved our time searching around the seeing so much wildlife. Serengeti – He is so happy having his new wife. He’s lucky and durable, might attain the advanced […]
Jet lagged as we were, we set out to explore immediately on a 12 hour layover, and returned for an additional week on the way back from Australia. First thing that struck people were so incredibly friendly to us. It was amazing how so many asked to help when they saw us staring at our […]
Unable travel out of our country but the best we could do was see different areas in Canada. Prince Edward Island July 2021- Beautiful sandy beaches. In the past we could only take the ferry but now there is bridge crossing over from Nova Scotia. Loved our time there in June 2021. Newfoundland , August […]
Ferry – Rita Joe -crosses the Halifax Harbor to Dartmouth. I never use this Ferry but seeing this Sunset catches my attention.
SALT MARSH TRAIL -It was a frosty day but so worth seeing the ocean from the trail. It extends 7 kilometers and worth the walk. This was built on an abandoned old CN railway corridor. Our Doggie, Zoe is a miniature Schnauzer and is trying to jump in the ocean to catch these seagulls. She […]
Evergreen Festival, Halifax Public Gardens – Dressed in Holiday Style. ‘Tis the Season to Be Merry! These kids are so happy on these big friendly horses with Christmas Wreaths around their necks. Snow Falling …la la la. He is so happy walking across the Bridge during the snow storm. Here is the link to Amy’s […]
I love walking along the ocean and I also enjoy seeing the Bedford Basin where I love nearby. It is a small embayment that forms the inner portion of Halifax Harbour. It is encircled by the largest urban population center in eastern Canada.
2020 – Presidencia de la República is the official home and workplace of the President of Colombia. It has the main office of the executive branch and is located in the capital city of Bogotá, Colombia. We walked by and saw guards standing with guns. They were trying not smile but waved us over and stood […]
COSTA RICA – 2004 our first visit. An amazing introduction to this mystical country and the world of travel. Day trips are easy to travel from Jaco to Manuel Antonio. Expecting to come away with great memories of the white faced monkeys and they are show stoppers in Costa Rica. But number one was the travel […]