Portugal has some of the most amazing beaches I’ve ever seen. I think I’d like to spend a portion of my retirement years exploring them. Tough to beat that plan, don’t you think? To see great images of seas around the globe, hop on over to this week’s WordPress Photo Challenge: Sea. And you can see more bodies of water that I’ve admired here.
Ailsa’s travel theme this week is Pathways. I love this photo, and there’s a story behind it. Some of you may remember that I broke my foot in 2011, just a few days before leaving Germany for Portugal. I was determined to carry on with my planned vacation, and I made it to Portugal. But sadly, you can’t travel over sand on crutches, and I could only enjoy the amazing beaches from afar. One day we found this boardwalk, and […]
Every week Jake provides a theme for creative inspiration. Bloggers post their interpretations before the following Sunday, when Jake announces the next photo theme. Jake’s Sunday Post this week is Black & White (check out everyone’s interpretations of the challenge here). Last year I experimented with an online tutorial describing how to change a color photo to black and white. I used this photo of a cat that I took in the Algarve region of southern Portugal, and I liked […]
Ailsa’s travel theme this week is flowers. I live in a high desert region, and flowers here tend to be not so flamboyant and attached to spiny cacti or other prickly plants. So when I travel to a place with a climate conducive to growing bougainvillea flowers, I enjoy every minute that I spend looking at this beautiful plant. Someday I hope to have a greenhouse in my backyard, and then I will try growing one of my own. Thanks […]