There are few sights more magical than the Eiffel Tower glowing in the darkness. Since 1985 the tower has been lit from the inside by 336 projectors equipped with high-pressure, yellow-orange sodium lamps, and today the gleaming tower is an icon the world over.
Happy birthday to #FriFotos, who have been bringing us photo goodness for two whole years now. In honour of this momentous occasion todays theme is two, a rather more general theme than we are usually graced with.
Bruges, Belgium is famous for many things – chocolate, lace, and canals most notably. The city does however have a famous resident that you might not know about – and he’s a rather cute resident at that. No, it’s not an artist, writer, painter, or royal. He’s a bit furrier than that.
Getting a great photograph is generally a bit of a fluke for me. It really has more to do with volume rather than skill – I take hundreds of pictures when I’m travelling, and when you do that you’re bound to get a couple of good ones.
On January 31, 2007 I stepped onto a plane in Ottawa to take the first leg of my personal grand adventure in Australia. One of my major motivations for starting university was just to be able to spend a year abroad studying
Stonehenge is one of those strange destinations that you feel obligated to visit if you’re in the vicinity, but you aren’t quite sure what you’re meant to make of it once you’re there.
Well, I’m jumping on the Capture the Colour bandwagon. Travel bloggers are clamouring over themselves to post their best photographs from exotic locations around the world in an effort to out do one and other and walk away the triumphant winner of the whopping £2000 prize.
“You’ll want to get out of Bangkok as soon as possible.” That was the constant refrain we heard before leaving Melbourne for two weeks in Thailand and Cambodia. “One, maybe two days tops, and then you’ll want to go somewhere nicer.” Nicer meaning Chiang Mai up north of the islands down south
If you are looking for dramatic landscapes and a physical challenge while in the UK than the best place to head is Snowdonia National Park in North Wales. Mount Snowdon, the highest mountain in Wales, absolutely dominates the local landscape and offers a formidable challenge
The London 2012 Olympics are just around the corner and while I won’t be challenging anyone for a gold medal this year, should they decide to make world cartwheeling an Olympic sport in 2016 I might just be in with a chance!