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The Brooklyn Bridge

I’ve visited New York City only three times, but I very quickly fell in love with the Brooklyn Bridge.  Maybe it’s partly because it has such an iconic status, and has featured in so many movies.  But I think it’s … Continue reading

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Amongst the hills of Spain

Today’s picture is an old one – in fact, it’s one I took several years ago when we were travelling in Spain.  We’d found our way to a tiny little guest house along a winding dirt track.  The route was … Continue reading

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Paris shutters

Back in April, I was travelling in France and Belgium leading a battlefield tour as part of my WW1 centenary project (The Remembrance Image Project).  At the end of the tour, we spent a few days relaxing in Paris, a … Continue reading

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The variety of life

So, the Transylvania blog entries have finished – I can hear sighs of relief all round!  Normal service will now be resumed – but I hope you found something to interest you in either the nature, history or photographic opportunities in … Continue reading

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Reflections (the tenth and final part of “Transylvania travels”)

Wednesday 23 May 2012, 4pm, Zalanpatak, Transylvania It is our last afternoon in Transylvania.  I am taking a final opportunity to sit in the courtyard of the guesthouse and appreciate the atmosphere of this incredibly special place. Across the sunlit … Continue reading

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Standing still with time (part VIII of “Transylvania travels”)

Monday 21 May 2012, 5pm, Zalanpatak, Transylvania A freshly cooked omelette at breakfast set us up for the day, and we left Miklosvar at around 10am to drive across country for about an hour to Zalanpatak.  Like Viscri, the village … Continue reading

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A visit to the sheep farmers (part VI of “Transylvania travels”)

Sunday 20 May 2012, 8.10am, Miklosvar, Transylvania For much of yesterday, the weather was glorious – clear, bright, and with long spells of sunshine.  After breakfast, our transport was waiting in the paddock outside the guesthouse – a cart was … Continue reading

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