A twelve-acre oasis awaits you in Marrakech, the Majorelle Garden is botanical and artist's landscape garden in Marrakech, Morocco. It was designed by the expatriate French artist Jacques Majorelle in the 1920s and 1930s, during the colonial period when Morocco was a protectorate of France. We visited this during our first day in this lively city.… Continue reading The Jardin Majorelle
Spanish Mustangs of Corolla
A recent extended weekend gave us time to explore a part of North Carolina we miss. The OuterBanks of NC offers a variety of things to do such as exploring the coastline, eating delicious seafood, fishing, and learning about the history of this beautiful coast of NC. We were wanting to finally see the Spanish… Continue reading Spanish Mustangs of Corolla
Exploring Noto Sicily
Noto is an interesting town with its share of beautiful palazzos, excellent restaurants, gorgeous cathedrals, and municipal buildings. The city appeared rather quiet during our time visiting. According to our tour guide, the city is a contrast between wealth and poor. Tourist revenue is major for the city and it's definitely hurting with this pandemic.… Continue reading Exploring Noto Sicily
During a recent to Sicily, our tour guide took a slight detour from our journey to the baroque style city of Noto. It was to see the tiny and ancient fishing village of Marzamemi. It was definitely worth it if just for the beautiful views and photo opportunities. The village is small and easily walkable.… Continue reading Marzamemi Sicily
Southport Water Tours
On a whim, we decided to take the short 45 minute or so drive to Southport, NC. We had lunch at Fishy Fishy Cafe and grabbed the 3:00 pm water tour leaving next to the restaurant. The 50 minute water tour offered by Southport Water Tours is definitely worth your time and the cost of… Continue reading Southport Water Tours
A Roman Villa in Sicily
Designated as a UNESCO World Heritage, the Villa Romana del Casale is worth the short trip from the town of Piazza Armerina, Sicily (~ 3km). This ancient Roman villa or palace is known for its 40 beautiful mosaic floors. One could spend hours here exploring these decorative mosaics. This open-air museum differently should be part… Continue reading A Roman Villa in Sicily
Garden of Caltagirone -Ceramic Image Sitting on the east slopes of Mount Etna, you will find Caltagirone, a picturesque city that is known for his ceramics. Located about 68 kilometers (about 42 miles) from Catania, Caltagirone is about 600 meters (~1900 feet) about sea level. Santa Maria del Monte Stair The Santa Maria del Monte… Continue reading Caltagirone, Sicily
The Big Five – Africa
We are planning our next visit to Africa. This would be our 4th time. Great pictures here. Thanks for sharing. Checking out the Big 5 Five by 100 Country Trek.
In Africa, the Big Five game animals are, Lion, Leopard, Elephant, Rhinoceros and Cape Buffalo. We saw many of these in countries where we have travelled including, Zambia,Zimbabwe, Namibia, Kenya, Tanzania, and South Africa.
Lens-Artists #198: Light and Shadow
Some excellent photos, great ideas, and hints from a fellow blogger. Check them out!
Here are my entries for Patti’s of the Lens-Artists Photo A Week Challenge.
SHADOW Tunnel in Cartagena, Colombia.
She is happy holding with a tray of Fruit and loves being in the SHADOWS!
She is so happy enjoying her lunch with sun is so BRIGHT !
The Taj Mahal is so BRIGHT with ivory-white marble in the Indian city of Agra.
A Winery In Marsala, Sicily
Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com One could argue that Sicily is the main wine region of Italy. The island leads Tuscany and Piemonte in wine manufacturing and avoids stereotypes about southern wine. This microcosm of Italy is real. The weather of Sicilian combined with its regional differences from sea level to the elevations seen with… Continue reading A Winery In Marsala, Sicily