Monthly Archives: January 2013

US Road Trip Day 17.2 – Giant Chefs and Virgin Jails

Follow the trip from the beginning here. Still on a high from our visit to Zion National Park, we set off once more, past dazzling striated plateaux and gathering storm clouds. This time we were on a mission; we weren’t going … Continue reading

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Travel theme: Walls

I just heard Pink Floyd’s ‘Another Brick in the Wall’ on the radio, which reminded me of the photos I took of the section of the Berlin Wall in New York and the amazing translucent marble walls of the Beinecke … Continue reading

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US Road Trip day 17.1 – Bigfoot and Zion

Follow the trip from the beginning here. We woke yet again to a tent full of steamy air, because we’d forgotten to move the tent to a shady spot the day before. The sun beat down relentlessly so I wriggled out … Continue reading

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial

In honour of Martin Luther King Day, I thought I’d post a few photos from my visit to his memorial in Washington DC on a hot summer evening last year. The granite from which the statue of Martin Luther King … Continue reading

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Travel theme: Up

It’s mid-January and overcast here in the Pacific Northwest. Yesterday a friend told me she was suffering from the January doldrums; that blue feeling when the holidays are over,  New Year’s resolutions are broken and you’re faced with the long … Continue reading

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US Road Trip Day 16 – Best Friends and Rocking V

Follow the trip from the beginning here. The tent was like a sauna about five minutes after sunrise, because in our haste to get set up before the storm broke the night before, we’d managed to pitch in the only spot … Continue reading

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Travel theme: Glass

Hot on the heels of my last post about my visit to the Museum of Glass in Tacoma, I’ve got more glass to share. My favourite exhibit at the museum yesterday was the “Scapes” collection; the work of Venetian siblings Laura de … Continue reading

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Museum of Glass

I highly recommend a visit to the Museum of Glass if you’re in the Tacoma, Washington area. The museum focuses on contemporary and Pacific Northwest glass art and is a wonderful way to spend a rainy day. The building, designed … Continue reading

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Travel theme: Multiples

When I was going through the photos of my trip from Bryce Canyon to Coral Pink Sand Dunes I found a shot I forgot I had taken at the Rock Stop. It was of a shelf of votive candle holders; … Continue reading

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US Road Trip Day 15 – Hoodoos, Dinos and Bat Attacks

Follow the trip from the beginning here. There was a whirl of activity outside our motel room when we woke up. We’d slept late and two girls were doing housekeeping, working their way towards our room. Out on the deck … Continue reading

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