Roque Nublo (Clouded Rock, Rock in the Clouds) is the famous volcanic rock on Gran Canaria. It is 80 m (262 ft) tall, and its top is 1,813 m (5,948 ft) above sea level. It is the second highest peak of the island after Pico de las Nieves, and a famous landmark. This is a glorious hiking area (as […]Read Post ›
For Paula and Traces of the Past. Layers from long ago – photographed in the glacier area in New Zealand.
Most people love things that glow. Who can resist… a sunset? My choice for this week’s challenge is a photo from Iceland and the winter sun’s last glow after a glorious day.
Layered? What could be more layered than the giant pancaces of New Zealand. Impressive!
For Sylvain Landry’s challenge this week, we should look at the world from a child’s position. And indeed, my Mille looks much bigger than he was. His height was 48 centimetres – and the mountains somewhat higher…
Cheri Lucas Rowlands encourages us to show a picture of Quest. An almost impossible task…When I think of this word, Quest, I think of all my teaching years in literature and all the glorious quests portrayed there: The Epic of Gilgamesh, a Sumerian story, The Odyssey by Homer, Siddhartha by Herman Hesse, The Hobbit […]Read Post ›
One of my favourite ways of transport – trains! Relaxing, good views, good company. And eco-friendly! For more of Transport, click here.
Travel theme: Peaks In the header, Mount Ruapehu, NZ. The Mitre, Milford Sound, NZ