Category Archives: New York

Travel theme: Transportation

Transportation is an integral part of travel and whatever mode of transport you choose will affect your experience of the journey. Take a horseback ride along a beach and then do the same journey on a dune buggy if you … Continue reading

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Travel theme: Circles

If you’ve been following my road trip adventures, you’re probably aware I’ve spent the last couple of months lapping the US and driving around in circles, so I thought I’d pay homage to all things circular for this week’s travel … 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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Travel theme: Liquid

It’s been raining a lot, even by Seattle standards. Recent rainfall has broken daily records, and my boots have sprung a leak. Still, never one to let anything dampen my spirits (pun intended) I am deciding to use the torrential … Continue reading

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US Road Trip Day 9-11 – Huge Teapots,Tiny Churches and Farewells

We woke refreshed after a leisurely evening and a good night’s sleep at the motel in Oneida. We didn’t have far to travel today so we took our time on the road, stopping off at the very next exit, still … Continue reading

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Travel theme: Bright

After last week’s darkly spooky nod to Hallowe’en, I think we need to brighten things up a little, so here are a few photos I found to get things rolling. First up, some cheeky hummingbirds at a vivid red and … Continue reading

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When the familiar becomes foreign

As the East Coast hunkers down and prepares to weather out Hurricane Sandy, I can’t help but remember what it was like to be in Manhattan leading up to Hurricane Irene last year. The metropolis that is usually brashly self-assured … Continue reading

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US Road Trip Day 8 – Fire and Water

I woke up early; yesterday’s turmoil a distant memory and a new day full of promise ahead. The motel we had found, getting into Erie so late the night before, was grubby at best, and that was being generous. I decided … Continue reading

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Travel theme: Couples

Watching the sun set along the Oregon Coast I saw a couple walking hand in hand along the beach. A little later, watching the same sun set a few miles further along the coast, I watched a couple of children … Continue reading

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Travel theme: Animals

Yesterday was World Animal Day, an international celebration of all the amazing creatures we share this planet with. It was conceived in 1931 at an ecology convention in Florence, with October 4th chosen as the date because it coincided with … Continue reading

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