Category Archives: Travel Photography

Remembering the Balloons

It was six years ago today that I crossed off a major bucket list item – the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta. I had so much fun! As I was on a media pass, I was able to do and see things … Continue reading

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The Sun is Setting on Summer

And autumn will be ushered in. Now will the temperatures adjust accordingly? I think it will yet again be one season on the calendar but another with the weather. But I am looking forward to sweatshirt weather. This is another … Continue reading

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Exploring National Parks

The plan was to visit as many national parks as we could this year – that WAS the plan – but health issues and all that slowed our plans down quite a bit but we have visited two national parks … Continue reading

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Having Withdrawn

As you may or may not have noticed, I haven’t been around for quite some time. There are a lot of reasons for that…quite a lot! It all comes down to I have had to let some things go/stop in … Continue reading

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Billy visits Scotland – Edinburgh

Alas, we had come to the end of our Scotland road trip. No more isles and no more being in the Highlands. We were now in the capital of Scotland, Edinburgh. And a funny thing happened, after being such a … Continue reading

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Billy Visits Scotland – St. Andrews Cathedral

This chapter in Billy’s travel journal was one that I enjoyed but he did not like it much. He enjoyed the view walking towards St. Andrews but once we entered, he was disappointed that it wasn’t another castle where he … Continue reading

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Billy Visits Scotland – Dunnottar Castle

This was one of those “the best laid plans of mice and coos oft times go astray” moments with visiting this castle. We had a lovely breakfast at our BnB with the plans for the day being to visit Dunnottar … Continue reading

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Billy Visits Scotland – Crathes Castle and Gardens

Happy place! Happy place! Happy place! If you ever visit Scotland and find yourself in Aberdeenshire when it’s the growing season then this is the castle and gardens you must visit! Crathes Castle is a 16th century tower house with … Continue reading

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Driving in Scotland

Let me first admit to the facts of life here…I do not know how to drive a stick and did all of about two minutes worth of driving in Scotland. DH did 99.9% of the driving in our automatic rental. … Continue reading

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Billy visits Scotland – Lys-Na-Greyne B&B

We all thought we had a little slice of heaven when we stayed at this BnB in Aboyne, Scotland. A quick recap as I have written about it before, this Edwardian granite house was built in 1912 and is nestled … Continue reading

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