York

I have been following Alan Frost (https://alanfrostphotography.com) for some time.  Alan is a British black and white photographer and posts both interesting images and commentary.  I was recently looking at some old images that were taken on a brief trip to Great Britain and Alan’s work inspired me to post…

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Southern Italy 2

Last week I left you in Matera, after which we traveled to Paesteum.  Paestum was founded by the Greeks between 500 and 600 B.C. and is the site of best preserved Greek ruins in existence. Hera 2 Temple, Paestum Temple of Athena, Paestum Our next major stop was on the Amalfi coast…

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Southern Italy 1

I am posting a few Italy photos this week and a few more next week.  Our tour of southern Italy revealed sites that are not as widely advertised as those in Tuscany and Umbria but are equally intriguing.  One of our first stops was Hadrian’s Villa built in the 2nd century A.D….

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More from Italy

In 2012 we returned to Italy for a tour to the southern part of the peninsula.  Prior to the tour we spent a week exploring north of Rome and visited some well known and some not so well know areas.  Rome was our starting point for both legs of the…

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Italy 2004 #2

As the gray of winter continues we here in the Pacific Northwest spend time daydreaming about travel to other climes and cultures.  This week I have been reminiscing about one past trip to Italy and decided to share more of my “While Traveling” series.  We adventurously took a poorly marked…

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Excitement

Last week I  was able to make another excursion to eastern Washington after avoiding going over during the long, extremely hot summer.  I was able visit with old friends and rephotograph many areas.  I also wanted to try to look at the landscape with new eyes, and start exploration of some areas…

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Italy 2004

  View North from Casa Caponetti Here are more in my “Photos While Traveling” basket. In 2004 we took a grand self-guided tour around northern Italy. We spent a week at a cooking school/farm near Tuscania, visited friends that live in Anghiari, and stayed on the shores of two very…

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Scotland +

    I will return to Eastern Washington soon enough, but this week’s post introduces a new series of photos that were taken while traveling in Scotland in 2010. I hesitate to classify them as travel photos because they are not really documenting our vacations but rather just interesting things…

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