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Travel theme: Edge

I didn’t get enough sleep last night and am a little on edge, so I’m funneling my edginess into this week’s travel theme. Here are a few edgy moments I’ve encountered along the way. The edge of Croton Dam where the … Continue reading

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Travel theme: Orange

Summer seems to have fizzled out like a damp squid where I am, and to make matters worse, some of the stores have started carrying Christmas stock. Don’t get me wrong, I love a bit of yuletide cheer as much … Continue reading

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Travel theme: Shine

It is hot, hot, hot and with the summer solstice just around the corner in the northern hemisphere, the lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer are truly here. The sun is shining and so is this week’s theme. To start … Continue reading

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Travel theme: Close-up

After my literary close-up of Rome I started looking at a few photos that might match the theme.  First up, a water drop-covered mushroom in the North Cascades. A close-up of peeling birch at the Bloedel Reserve. Getting close to … Continue reading

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Travel theme: Pink

After a long and arduous winter that felt like it was never going to end, yesterday marked the vernal equinox up here in the northern hemisphere. As if to mark the occasion, when I was out walking yesterday, a solitary, … Continue reading

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Travel theme: Gardens

My visit to the Giardino degli Aranci got me pondering the subject of gardens. There were no flower beds or herbaceous borders in that gentle garden on the Aventine, but there was an intimacy and charm within those walls that made it … Continue reading

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Travel theme: Tempting

As the witty wordsmith Oscar Wilde once said, I can resist everything but temptation. I have been failing miserably to resist the temptations Rome has to offer, indulging in decadent pizza… … and luscious gelato. There are many other things … Continue reading

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Travel theme: Ancient

Rome is filled with antiquities and you happen across them when you least expect it; rounding the corner of a narrow cobbled street and suddenly coming face to face with a ruin that dates back to centuries B.C. At night, … Continue reading

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Travel theme: Work

I was sauntering through Rome‘s Campo de’ Fiori when my eye was caught by this cheeky vendor. So I went looking through my photos for other images of work that I’ve caught on my travels. Here is laundry day on … Continue reading

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Travel theme: Romance

The first mention of Valentine’s Day as a celebration of romantic love dates all the way back to 1382 when Geoffrey Chaucer penned his ‘Parlement of Foules’ and that well known verse “Roses are red, violets are blue” had its … Continue reading

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