Travel pictures: Hawaii (Part 1)

I spent a few days in Hawaii and thoroughly enjoyed myself.  Hawaii is made up of 8 islands and I went to two of them – Oahu and (confusingly) Hawaii.  Hawaii is the biggest of the Hawaiian islands and is also called The Big Island or The Volcano Island and Oahu is the island with…

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Travel pictures: Barcelona

Here are some pictures I took in Barcelona This is Sagrada Familia, a church in Barcelona.  Work began on it in 1882.  The famous architect, Antoni Gaudi took over work on the church in 1883 and continued until he died in 1926.  It is estimated that construction of the church will be completed in

Picture of the month: Copenhagen

I have a friend who said her father whenever he was irritated by his family would jokingly threaten to move to Denmark.  He never intended to move of course but my friend said he often waxed lyrical about how lovely Copenhagen and the whole of Denmark was.  He said it was a beautiful, sane place…

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Travel Pictures: Dakar

Here are some pictures from in and around Dakar, Senegal. Brightly-coloured art can be seen all over Dakar from canoes like this one to the city’s graffiti-covered walls.

Picture of the Month: Tanzania

When I saw this picture, I had to pause and admire it.  The picture is of Ol Doinyo Lengai also known as the ‘Mountain of God’ and it is an active volcano in Tanzania.  I studied Geology in university and loved it so I’m often fascinated by things that remind me of the subject, things…

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