Traveling Crete #5

Although Crete isn’t the homeland of oranges and lemons, citrus fruits play a huge role in the Cretan diet. If I saw many olive trees I did see some orange and lemon trees as well. Ancient Greeks used to believe that the Earth goddess, Gaia, gave citrus fruits as a gift to Zeus and Hera…

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Traveling Crete #4

The small village of Sougia in the south-west of Crete has managed to remain unaffected by the growth of tourism in Crete. It is still a peaceful haven, with a long beach, we stopped there for a while and had lunch at a one of the beach side taverns. In front of the village lies…

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Traveling Crete #3

Common trees in Crete are the tamarisk , oak-, chestnut-, pine-, cypress– and the evergreen plane tree (Platanus ). It is quite often found in the village squares, offering its shade to people. A huge plane tree, or platanos in Greek, can be seen at Topolia village in west Crete “Monument of Nature” after a day on the road we did not go to see…

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Traveling Crete #2

On the mountain roads we on more than one occasion ran into these goats with bells on their necks letting us know they were there. So this post is dedicated to the goats we saw 🙂 Shepherding is one of the oldest proffesion in Crete. Bells for sheep and goats were used all over Greece and Crete of…

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Traveling Crete #1

After our trip as well as having back up issues, which are now solved, I got a summer flu. Not happy about it, it certainly has me tired. I still am now aiming to get some pictures published. I will try to cover as much as I can, in the end I did not take…

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Traveling Crete

I am back from my short vacation in Crete. I have some issues with ma back-up storage. So I have not been able save or even go through all my photos. I was rather good, I only pressed the shutter 701 times during the trip on my camera and some on my mobile 🙂 The…

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Holiday

I am currently on my vacation here are few shots from my trip, but I will come back to this topic when I get back home. Oh by the way I am in Crete 😊

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Bridge

this month the #WordPrompt is Bridge, here is my contribution to the word. The Bahia Honda Rail Bridge is a derelict railroad bridge in the lower Florida Keys connecting Bahia Honda Key with Spanish Harbor Key.

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Orange car

Out of nowhere, I suddenly found this photo on my phone of an orange car in front of an orange canopy, I have taken this in Miami few years back, I don’t remember posting it. A it is a square I must have posted in Instagram. I wish I had taken some time to edit.…

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Travel memories 28

No travel in sight, so I am going to post photos of lovely places I have visited. I will keep it simple, lots of posts, less words is the theme in these posts. Visit to a small Kothduwa Temple a Buddhist temple located in Kothduwa island in Madu ganga in Sri lanka has left me…

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Travel memories 27

No travel in sight, so I am going to post photos of lovely places I have visited. I will keep it simple, lots of posts, less words is the theme in these posts. Beaches always, anywhere the world give joy to me. This day was a bit hazy but so warm. I wish I was…

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Travel memories 26

No travel in sight, so I am going to post photos of lovely places I have visited. I will keep it simple, lots of posts, less words is the theme in these posts. The lush green vegetation, the color of the water on the Madu ganga river in Sri lanka, local people enjoying the coolness…

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Travel memories 25

No travel in sight, so I am going to post photos of lovely places I have visited. I will keep it simple, lots of posts, less words is the theme in these posts. The greenery on the hills of the mountains, beautifully lush and a lovely waterfall in the distance I love the sea, beaches,…

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Travel memories 24

No travel in sight, so I am going to post photos of lovely places I have visited. I will keep it simple, lots of posts, less words is the theme in these posts. The greenery on the hills of the mountains, beautifully lush. Here is Bible Rock in the central part of Sri Lanka. Bathalegala…

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Travel memories 23

No travel in sight, so I am going to post photos of lovely places I have visited. I will keep it simple, lots of posts, less words is the theme in these posts. Life is a beach, if one gets to go there. I did, just now in my memories of a sunset in Negombo,…

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Travel memories 22

No travel in sight, so I am going to post photos of lovely places I have visited. I will keep it simple, lots of posts, less words is the theme in these posts. We visited Kandy, Sri Lanka and on the way we saw beautiful tea plantations, and visited one of them . We got…

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Travel memories 21

No travel in sight, so I am going to post photos of lovely places I have visited. I will keep it simple, lots of posts, less words is the theme in these posts. One of my memorable experiences was in Mirissa, Sri Lanka. We went whale watching and were so lucky to be able to…

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Travel memories 20

No travel in sight, so I am going to post photos of lovely places I have visited. I will keep it simple, lots of posts, less words is the theme in these posts. Sometimes you do not need to go far to experience something nice. Old town in Tallinn, Estonia is a lovely place to…

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Travel memories 19

No travel in sight, so I am going to post photos of lovely places I have visited. I will keep it simple, lots of posts, less words is the theme in these posts. I was amazed by the history of this place – Pompeii, as a place full of treasures. Pompeii I love the sea,…

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Travel memories 18

No travel in sight, so I am going to post photos of lovely places I have visited. I will keep it simple, lots of posts, less words is the theme in these posts. Oh, the beauty of it all. These streets, cafes and restaurants just embrace you. Strolling the lanes and stairs of Positao I…

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Travel memories 17

No travel in sight, so I am going to post photos of lovely places I have visited. I will keep it simple, lots of posts, less words is the theme in these posts. I will spend few more posts on the Amalfi coast. We also visited the lovely village called Positano. We could not go…

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Travel memories 16

No travel in sight, so I am going to post photos of lovely places I have visited. I will keep it simple, lots of posts, less words is the theme in these posts. I will spend few more posts on the Amalfi coast. We also visited the lovely village called Positano. These are the views…

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Travel memories 15

No travel in sight, so I am going to post photos of lovely places I have visited. I will keep it simple, lots of posts, less words is the theme in these posts. A View from Villa Rufolo in Ravello, Amalfi Coast, unesco world heritage site, Campania, at Annunziata. Hills and vineyards of Ravello I…

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Travel memories 14

No travel in sight, so I am going to post photos of lovely places I have visited. I will keep it simple, lots of posts, less words is the theme in these posts. Cathedral of Ravello, Amalfi Coast I love the sea, beaches, forests, mountains, countryside and lovely cities and the people in them. Colors;…

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Travel memories 13

No travel in sight, so I am going to post photos of lovely places I have visited. I will keep it simple, lots of posts, less words is the theme in these posts. A View from Villa Rufolo in Ravello, Amalfi Coast, unesco world heritage site, Campania, at Annunziata. Villa Cimbrone I love the sea,…

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Travel memories 12

No travel in sight, so I am going to post photos of lovely places I have visited. I will keep it simple, lots of posts, less words is the theme in these posts. At Villa Cimbrone in Ravello, Italy. Villa Cimbrone I love the sea, beaches, forests, mountains, countryside and lovely cities and the people…

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