Travel theme: Indoors

It’s wild and stormy and I find myself stuck indoors for the day, so I decided to use the opportunity for this week’s travel theme. But how do you interpret indoors? It could be ‘indoors looking out’ like looking out through the window of Hook Head Lighthouse

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…or standing outside looking at all the tasty treats on sale indoors in this Aachen bakery…

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… or simply reveling in the glory of some spectacular indoor features, like the stunning floral glass Chihuly artwork on the ceiling of the Bellagio in Vegas

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…and still looking up, at the extraordinary ceilings of St Peter’s Basilica in Rome

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…or to scale it back a little, how about being indoors huddled around this stone hearth in a humble old blockhouse on Whidbey Island

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…or getting your druid on inside an ancient burial mound atop Witch Mountain in Ireland.

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Actually, when you think about it, being stuck indoors can sometimes be pretty amazing, can’t it? Do you have an amazing indoors you would like to share for this week’s travel theme? If you would like to join in (everyone’s welcome to join in!) here’s what to do:

  • Create your own post and title it Travel theme: Indoors
  • Include a link to this page in your post so others can find it too
  • Get your post in by next Thursday, as the new travel theme comes out on Friday (unless, of course, I get locked out again!)
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xxx Ailsa

Tea to the English is really a picnic indoors. – Alice Walker

By reading Huckleberry Finn I felt I was able to justify my act of going into the mountain forest at night and sleeping among the trees with a sense of security which I could never find indoors. – Kenzaburo Oe

About ailsapm

Hi there! I’m Ailsa Prideaux-Mooney. I’ve lived in many places, and travelled to many more. I had a lot of fun getting there and being there, wherever there happened to be at the time. I climbed a castle wall in Czesky Krumlov, abseiled down cliffs to go caving in the west of Ireland, slept on the beach in Paros, got chased by a swarm of bees in Vourvourou (ok that wasn’t fun, but it was exciting), learned flower arranging in Tokyo, found myself in the middle of a riot in Seoul, learned to snowboard in Salzburg, got lost in a labyrinth in Budapest and had my ice cream stolen by a gull in Cornwall. And I’m just getting started. If you’ve enjoyed what you’ve read so far, I’d love you to follow my travelogue - - and remember, anyone who tries to tell you it’s a small world hasn’t tried to see it all.
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65 Responses to Travel theme: Indoors

  1. Sue says:

    Very belatedly, here is mine, Ailsa:

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  5. pommepal says:

    I’m inviting you into my place this week Ailsa, come and have a cuppa. I have combined challenges this week as I am going to be having some time out. But I will certainly be around every now and again.

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  7. Sima Sangria says:

    I loved this theme! When I travel I end up going into so many buildings and it was great to take a look back at all my travels

  8. Great post, I love the coloured hands and of course I believe in Fairies, hands clapped for good measure. Here is my post for the week

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