Category Archives: Butterflies

Close Up

My local camera club has introduced a set subject for our next monthly competition. It is CLOSE UP. I’m not sure if they just mean macro photography or getting in close to the subject. Here are my entries. At least … Continue reading

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Sa Bassa, Fornalutx and a meal to remember.

18th May 2015. Today, Krystl and I decided to climb the Puig de Sa Bassa, 819m. There are marvellous 360 degree views from the summit. We started our walk from the Area Recreativa at point 42.2 on the MA –10. … Continue reading

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Apple Strudel and a Painted Lady on the Zwolferkopf

Sept 4th. pm. We had finished our lunch and the sun was still shinning so we walked through the village and caught the Karwendel Cable Car up the Zwolferkopf. We did not intend to walk far so we headed straight … Continue reading

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Flowers, fungi and a Fritillary.

September 3rd pm. It had been a marvellous morning with a high level walk in the mountains, but what do we do in the afternoon? I studied my map and found a local walk, the Tristenau- Rundwanderweg. This was a … Continue reading

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Croston, a country walk in Lancashire.

We started our walk from the picturesque village of Croston in Lancashire. The name means ‘Town of the cross’ and the modern cross was erected in the 1950’s in the cobbled Church street leading to the late-Gothic church of St … Continue reading

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Blinklingmoos at Strobl.

I had planned a day sightseeing, cruising on the lake and visiting Strobl and St Wolfgang. I had studied the timetable for the ferries and planned to make the final leg of the journey on the old paddle steamer, the … Continue reading

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Rund um’s Dorf. St Gilgen.

Today was supposed to be a rest day. All we had planned was to do a leisurely stroll along the lakeside to Furberg, have a coffee then relax in the gardens at the hotel. By 3.30 pm I was restless … Continue reading

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