Category Archives: Peru

January 16

Weekly Photo Challenge – Window

Windows are certainly fascinating. Looking out into fabulous vistas or looking into hauntingly framed fragments of life. Ancient or Modern. Faux or real. Open or closed. Their mysterious, weathered shutters hiding a myriad untold stories. Some, bleached blue, triggering evocative memories of good times in faraway lands. Here is a sampling from my recent travel […]

October 28

Travel My Way

I was on the road when I was nominated for the ‘Travel Your Way‘ contest by Kathryn from Travel with Kat, and didn’t expect to make the September end deadline. Viveka’s kind nomination last week made me realise that the last date had been extended to October 31. So here I am, with just a couple of […]

Balcony, Casa de Osambela- Lima Peru May 24

The Wooden Balconies of Lima

Glimpses of the Moorish imprint on Spanish colonial architecture can be witnessed on a walk through the UNESCO site of Central Lima. Most glaringly in the stylised Mudejar influenced covered balconies incorporated into the facades of colourful 17th & 18th century mansions.   Originally built as much for the same purpose as their Iberian counterparts […]

Weekly Photo Challenge – Forward

“If you cry ‘forward’…. You must make plain in what direction to go” ~ Anton Chekov Thank you for visiting and have a great weekend 🙂 Related articles: Weekly Photo Challenge – Forward

Weekly Photo Challenge – Kiss

Another view of the sculpture known locally as ‘El Beso’ (Eternal kiss) in the Parque del Amor, Lima. But Rodin’s ‘The Kiss’ is rather hard to beat 🙂 Related articles: Weekly Photo Challenge – Kiss

February 01

A Plane’s Eye View

I have very few photographs shot from an aircraft, certainly none of any major city. Mainly because we usually depart from and arrive at international destinations at odd hours of the night, and miss that first panoramic sighting that is so thrilling. None of big city illuminations from the sky either, for I haven’t mastered the art […]

Weekly Photo Challenge – Thankful

“I am thankful for serendipitous times in my life, where things could have gone the other way.” ~ Rick Springfield And for the support and encouragement of all you great people 🙂 You can check out what other’s are grateful for here