Category Archives: Travel

A visit to Valldemossa.

We caught the bus from Soller to Valldemossa following the C-710 as it twists and turns round the many hairpin bends high above the coast. Valldemossa is the highest town in Mallorca and is dominated by the Real Cartuja, the … Continue reading

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El Firo 2018.

It was on Sunday 11th May in the year 1561 that the Moors invaded Soller.  The subsequent battle and the victory of the people of Soller over the Moors is what we are celebrating today. Many locals dress up as … Continue reading

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Gearing up for the Festival.

It is the second Sunday in May and the people of Soller are gearing up for the Festival. A celebration of the victory of the Sollerics over the Turks in 1561. Many of the houses are decorated with flags. The … Continue reading

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This is my entry for this weeks Monochrome Madness challenge run by Leanne Cole. It was taken on a visit to Como a few years ago. Not my usual style but I thought it made an interesting image.

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Schneefalle is the the name of this wooded sculpture set on the slopes of the Schmittenhohe Mountain at Zell am See in Austria. It was created in 1998 by the artist Herbert Golser and is part of a larger project, … Continue reading

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A visit to ‘The Alhambra’

Rising up above Red Hill, the royal city of Alhambra stands proud and eternal. It is one of the most important architectural structures of the Middle Ages and the finest example of Islamic art in the western world. I arrived … Continue reading

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Success down under

I am ‘made up’ as they say in Liverpool, by that I mean really pleased. My image ,Lake Wanaka. was chosen by Leanne Cole, an Australian Fine Art photographer, for use in her blog, under her weekly section Monochrome Madness. … Continue reading

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