Category Archives: Memorable days

More memories of the Lake District.

I am keeping myself occupied during Lockdown Number 3 by looking back over some of my old photos. Looking down on Buttermere was taken in 1987. I had walked along the shore of Buttermere and then climbed Haystacks before continuing … Continue reading

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Flight over the Grand Canyon.

Today we left Phoenix and headed north along Highway 17 towards Sedona, on route to the Grand Canyon. As we gained height the scenery changed. The cacti disappeared and we were in Red Rock country with isolated rocky mountains known … Continue reading

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A flight over Mount Cook.

We were staying at Franz Josef in South Island and perhaps the highlight of our whole holiday was a flight with Air Safaris on their grand traverse of Aoraki Mount Cook and the glaciers. The aircraft was a nomad previously … Continue reading

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An adrenaline rush in the Shotover Jet.

It is a few years now since I visited New Zealand and we spent a few days in Queenstown which is sometimes referred to as the ‘Adventure Capital of the world. There were lots of choices but I chose a … Continue reading

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Golden Moments, Afternoon Tea at Reid’s Palace Hotel.

It was our Golden Wedding anniversary, Jean and I had been married for 50 years. What better way to celebrate the occasion than by taking  afternoon tea at Reid’s Palace Hotel in Madeira. Reid’s Palace Hotel opened in 1891 and … Continue reading

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Orchids and Dragons

A few years ago Jean and I had a stopover in Singapore, a chance to relax. We stayed on Sentosa Island and could have just lay under a palm tree and watched the world go by. But, that is not … Continue reading

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Under the wings of an angel.

Circumstances have meant that I have not been out walking for a couple of weeks but it has given me the opportunity to look back at some of my old images and review some of the memorable days. One of … Continue reading

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A close encounter in Banff

I have not been out walking for a few weeks and it has given me the opportunity to review some of my images and look back on some memorable days. A few years ago I was fortunate to travel across … Continue reading

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