Category Archives: Photography

Walking in a wildflower meadow.

Today I ventured just a couple of miles from home to visit the wildflower meadow in Rimrose Valley. Over the past couple of years wild flower seeds have been scattered to produce an amazing sight. There were many different species … Continue reading

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A cabbage in the dunes.

This week I went for a short stroll through Crosby Sand-dunes which stretch south from Crosby Baths to the boundary of Liverpool Freeport. The area consists of both mobile and fixed dunes and contains a wide variety of plant life. … Continue reading

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Getting close to nature.

I was on my usual walk along the coast when I spotted a bee feeding on nectar. I was soon on my hands and knees trying to get a photo. The bee did not appreciate my being there and got … Continue reading

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A few hours on the rock.

It was the last day of our tour of AndalucĂ­a and another early start to the day, but we were used to it by now. We left Seville and headed for the coast and the port of Ajeciras and on … Continue reading

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Granada and the Alhambra Palace.

The highlight of our visit to Granada was a tour of the Alhambra Palace. It is one of the most important architectural structures of the Middle Ages and a fine example of Islamic art. We had set out early so … Continue reading

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A half day in Chamonix

During our holiday in Annecy we made a trip out to Chamonix. The high spot, literally, of our visit was a cable car ride up to the Aiguille du Midi at 3842 m. The first section took us from 1030m … Continue reading

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Round the Embalse de Guadalest.

Our walk today was round the reservoir at Guadalest. The village of Guadalest was built by the Moors in the 13th century  and has many attractive features, From the remains of the fort there were good views of the bell … Continue reading

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A climb to the watch tower.

December 9th 2006. Today we were walking in the Font Rioja National Park where the plan was to climb up to a fire watch tower high on the ridge of the Sierra Serrella. There were just three of us today, … Continue reading

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Dramatic lighting

It has finally stopped raining and I have been for a short walk down the beach. There was some dramatic lighting and I managed to capture this image of one of the Iron Men with a rainbow behind him. He … Continue reading

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Sanchet. Polop to Finestrat.

I awoke to clear skies and I was picked up by Neil and Vanessa at 9.00am. Our plan was to do a linear walk from Sanchet to Finnestrat. approx. 16km. Vanessa drove out along the CV 70 towards Polop before … Continue reading

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