Category Archives: California

US road trip day 20.2 – Redwoods and D-listed on the Oregon Coast

Follow the trip from the beginning here. Leaving the Lost Coast behind, it took the best part of an hour for our little pickup to struggle up the hill and back onto Highway 101. Three miles later we left 101 again, … Continue reading

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US road trip day 20.1 – Lost Dreams on the Lost Coast

Follow the road trip from the beginning here. We woke at the crack of, well, not very early at all, in the middle of the forest in Richardson Grove State Park. Despite all the rustling in the undergrowth the night before, … Continue reading

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US road trip day 19 – Golden Gate Bridge and el Diablo

Follow the trip from the beginning here. The next morning found our truck and all our belongings safe and sound, just as the security guards had promised us the night before. We didn’t waste any time getting back on the road; … Continue reading

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US road trip day 18 – Welcome to the Motel California

Follow the trip from the beginning here. We were up not so bright and not so early after the night that wouldn’t end. In fact, we barely made it up in time to check out, so I started loading up the … Continue reading

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Travel theme: Hot

Brr! It’s frosty outside and I’m breaking out my thermal socks. It is definitely time to turn up the heat, so here are a few sizzling shots that I picked out in the heat of the moment. First up, the … Continue reading

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Where in the World – revealed

Last month I ran a little guess-the-location competition to celebrate the one year anniversary of my travelogue. Here are the photos again, this time with locations included. First up, the breathtaking Lake Atitlán, surrounded by hulking volcanoes. This photo was taken from … Continue reading

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Travel theme: Foliage

It’s getting all autumnal up here in the northern hemisphere, while down in the southern hemisphere everyone’s looking forward to spring. Whichever hemisphere you inhabit, now is a fantastic time to get out and have a look at what the … Continue reading

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Travel theme: Texture

Texture adds something wonderful to a photo, drawing you into the image and creating impact. Texture can highlight details on the surface of an object; macro photography often works with texture in such detail that it is not immediately apparent … Continue reading

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Travel theme: Street Markets

There is something about a street market that makes everything look, smell and taste just that little bit better. From colourful markets on the sunny streets of Central America… …to chilly floodlit flower stalls on London’s Embankment… …street markets are … Continue reading

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Blue

Some of my favourite travel moments have been dominated by the colour blue. I still dream of the endless blue of Kailua Bay on the west coast of Oahu and the turquoise blue crystal waters of Lake Atitlán surrounded by … Continue reading

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