Castle Perspectives

A castle on a hill…sounds dreamy, doesn’t it? And to us modern tourists, seeing one castle after another on the Rhine River is a dream come true – we admire their beauty and their history. Castles were built not just as residences for royalty, but fortifications against invading enemies. Positioning them on hilltops above a […]

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Sunshine’s Reflections

Sunshine’s Reflections is a photo challenge by Irene at Heaven’s Sunshine, a weeklong challenge with no prompt nor minimum or maximum limit on photographs. It is Week 5, but this is the first time I am posting photos for this challenge. Clouds on a lake Ducks on a pond Swans on a river

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SMM: Swan’s Downy Coat

I photographed a swan that got very close to the edge of our ship (no doubt looking for tidbits from tourists!). I love the way the water beads up on the swan’s feathers. Photo taken 6/29/19, Sony 1/500 sec. f/8 85 mm. Posted for: Sunshine’s Macro Monday #20.

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Weekly Prompt: Clock the Time

The Weekly Prompts from GC and Me theme is Clock the Time. These photos of clocks are all from our 2019 summer trip to Europe. Most of these clocks are on tall towers. Interestingly, they all use Roman numerals (except the one on a sign), which until recent times was actually quite common. On the […]

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