Weekly Photo Challenge : Big

“And this mess is so big
And so deep and so tall,
We cannot pick it up.
There is no way at all!”

-Dr. Seuss

This is my response to the Weekly Photo Challenge: Big

Travel Theme: Red

The one red leaf, the last of its clan
That dances as often as dance it can;
Hanging so light, and hanging so high
On the topmost twig that looks up at the sky.
-Samuel Taylor Coleridge


It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare; it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.” – Segoyewatha [Red Jacket]. Native American Seneca Chief, Orator


A world without tomatoes is like a string quartet without violins.” – Laurie Colwin

Santorini, Greece

Hanging with the Royal Canadian Mounted Moose at Toronto’s Pearson International Airport.


This is my response to Ailsa’s travel theme red.

Do you like red?

Weekly Photo Challenge: Urban

Another fantastic theme this week: Urban. Seeing as I don’t live anywhere near an urban center, I had to dig deep into my photographic archives to find a suitable photo(s).

Urban Amsterdam

Urban Copacabana

Urban Fira

Urban Bern

Urban Verona

Urban Athens

Urban Rome

Urban Stintino

What does urban mean to you? Is it a concrete jungle in the big city? Or a jam-packed beach filled with tourists?

Weekly Photo Challenge: Fleeting Moment

In partial shade
a Grecian man sits
strumming his banjo.

A fleeting moment.

“Share a picture that captures a fleeting moment on the street!”

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Sun

The Grecian Sun.

Yup,  a beautiful sunset in all her splendid glory.

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How Virtual Tourist Opened My Eyes to Inspiration

This is a guest post I wrote back in November 2011 for Canada’s Adventure Couple – Dave & Deb it was published on their super fab site earlier this week. This was my first guest post I’ve written and was great to see my post on their site.

How Virtual Tourist Opened My Eyes to Inspiration

“A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” Confucius.

Sometimes, in life there are too many ‘what if’ moments. Moments where we find ourselves questioning motives, desires, yearnings, personal histories, and the what if I do, do it. What then?

Confucius was right in his statement. To become a traveler, you must take that first step. After that, the adventure is yours.

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Through Open Doors We See The World | Photo Post

Santorini, Greece

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