Tag Archives: Turkey

Weekly Photo Challenge – Off-season

Last year I took four months off work to do some serious travelling. I was in Europe for much of the time – mostly Turkey, Italy, Spain and France – with the final three weeks spent sailing around French Polynesia. This trip changed my life in so many ways. It was the reason I started […]


Weekly Photo Challenge – Orange

This week we’re asked to share a group of photos where Orange is either the dominant colour, or provides a bold highlight.  We’re also asked to look for different shades – bright neons, deep rusts, delicate peaches. I used this challenge as an opportunity to look through my archives from travels through Turkey, Spain and Italy last […]

Weekly Photo Challenge – Reward

Last year my daughter and I spent three weeks travelling around Turkey. We had some amazing experiences – one of the most memorable being a balloon flight over Cappadocia. As the balloons take off just on dawn we had to be up and ready to leave before 5am. Our Reward? See for yourself.

Weekly Photo Challenge – Depth

The photo I’ve selected for this week’s theme of Depth was taken at the Basilica Cistern, located beneath the city of Istanbul. It was built in the 6th century and is a massive 10,000 square metres in area. The ceiling is supported by 336, 9 metre high, marble columns – two of the columns have blocks carved […]