31 October 2012

Big city, JCS and ready for the next trip...

From Paris to Holborn. Song reference, anyone?


Recently my travel exploits have been the following:
Catch one First Great Western train.
Catch a second First Great Western train.
Make way across the platform concord, down the steep escalators to the first London Underground line. Ride for five stops.
Change to the second London Underground Line. Ride two stops, get off.
Walk to destination.
Repeat process in reverse.

21 October 2012

No more photo synonyms but check these travel shots out…


The Photographic Society of America defines a travel photo as an image expressing the feeling of a time and place, portraying a land, its people, or a culture in its natural state. My travel photos are images of anything interesting at the time!

 
Snapshots of England –seen but BIGGER!
The coolest tree in Hyde Park.
Guard at White CastleTower of London.
Lion guarding Buckingham Palace. Roar, he looks intimidating!
Buckingham Palace through the gates.
Union Jack flag at Windsor.
Big Ben in lego – should go and see the real thing soon!
Legoland, a place for children and kidults J
Secret squirrel hanging by my house, in Cookham.
Tower Bridge view from Tower of London. This is NOT "London Bridge" people.
Tiny window to shoot arrows out of at Windsor Castle.

15 October 2012

Click-click, photographs and travel shots from Africa to your screens…


Travel photos capture landscapes, people, cultures, customs and history of the place visited. Do the below follow this guideline?

Snapshots of Egypt –seen but BIGGER!


Medieval fort made from stones of the ruined lighthouse -
one of the seven wonders of the ancient world – at 
Alexandria.
Great pyramid and the great Sphynix.

Propaganda of a Pharaoh at Philae temple.
My favourite – temple of Edfu, dedicated to the god Horus in Luxor.

Abu Simbel – temple of Hathor and Nefertari.
Group photo at temple of Hatshepsut (aka Hotshitsoup or Hotchickensoup) – the first female pharaoh.
Colour still visible on the walls at temple of Anubis.

Pyramids of Giza.
Camel – zoomed to try and see the three eyelids!

Pyramid – up close and personal.
That's me pointing the camera straight up, can't even see the top!