Category Archives: TOURING

CUSTER’S LAST STAND

Yesterday was the 144th anniversary of the Battle of the Little Bighorn. Here are some pics I took during a visit to Montana a few years ago. BATTLE MEMORIAL   CUSTER MARKER   CUSTER NATIONAL CEMETERY The Custer National Cemetery … Continue reading

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ULURU

Uluru Rock, formerly Ayers Rock, in the Red Centre of Australia, has now been closed to the public as of last Friday. The Rock had been one of Australia’s most popular tourist destinations despite its remote location (the nearest town, … Continue reading

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HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL

Today is the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp in Poland.  The event, headlined “Remembering the Holocaust, Fighting Antisemitism,” was co-organized by  Jerusalem’s Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial center and the World Holocaust Forum Foundation and was … Continue reading

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CAMBRIDGE

My new Cambridge photobook is available for preview.   The book is an intimate perusal of both the City and the University that I have photographed over the past decade.  A preview can be obtained by clicking here.        … Continue reading

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REMEMBERING VIOLETTE

Remembrance Day, 2019.  Ever since my days living in Dorset House, I became aware of the Special Operations Executive (SOE ) which was headquartered in London’s Dorset Square during the War.  Television series such as Foyle’s War in Britain and … Continue reading

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POSITANO

Probably the most well known town on the whole Amalfi Coast,  picturesque Positano draws tourists from around the world. POSITANO FROM THE BEACH BEACH SCENE POSITANO WATERFRONT POSITANO FAREWELL FROM THE FERRY TO SORRENTO

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AUTUMN SPLENDOUR

We were fortunate to have a spectacular display of fall colour in the Gatineau Hills this year. Below is a scene typical of the area. MEECH CREEK COVERED BRIDGE, GATINEAU, QUEBEC

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PATH OF THE GODS

The Path of the Gods is named after a legend, according to which it was the passage of the Greek Gods to save Ulysses from the sirens that were on the island of Li Galli. It is one of the … Continue reading

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THE CAMBRIDGE LEPER CHAPEL

My recent visit to Cambridge allowed a brief reunion with my old friend, the Leper Chapel of Saint Mary Magdalene. The romanesque Leper Chapel in Cambridge, also known as the Leper Chapel of St. Mary Magdalene, is a chapel on … Continue reading

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MOUNT VESUVIUS HIKE

The first objective of our Italian adventure was an early morning assault on Mount Vesuvius. VIEW OF NAPLES FROM MOUNT VESUVIUS Pleasant start to the hike. Onwards and upwards! VOLCANIC CRATER VIEW SOUTH TOWARDS THE AMALFI COAST AND THE ISLE … Continue reading

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