Travel Theme-Rain




Travel Theme.


Our first wet, but not cold, day was in Venice.

Umbrellas were the order of the morning.

Finding a seat in a sidewalk coffee shop,

which barely kept us dry, was an ideal way to

spend an hour or so lovingly caressing a cup of coffee.

The long coffee break was so we did not have to walk

several hundred yards, in the rain, and back again

to board the ferry for our journey to, and lunch at, Murano.

 Even in steady rain colourful Murano

was well worth the visit.

A convivial afternoon was had by all.

Although ponchos and umbrellas were still clearly

 heading the fashion trend, Mother Nature eased up

a little as we walked back to our ferry and

a ride back to our hotel.


Where’s My Backpack: Rain







Black and White Challenge:



The private sections of the Nice beach front were…

marked by areas of umbrellas.

On the outside, looking into

St Peter’s Square at the

Vatican City in Rome.


Cee’s Black & White Challenge: Letters-U-or-V




Weekly Photo Challenge-Wanderlust



My contribution for this week’s challenge…



Some previously unpublished photos

from some of the cities we visited

during our travels last September.
Brugges or is it Bruge?

I m never sure and would love to hear/see

how locals spell the name.

No visit to Amsterdam would be complete

without visiting a diamond cutting factory.

Rhineland-Black Forest region.





Finally, Venice.



Floral Friday17-0704-Capri


Floral Friday Challenge.


The Faraglioni Rock Formation…

off Capri island, Italy…

sets the scene…

for this week’s Floral Friday images.


 I would be only guessing the name of these plants

but I do like both.

The purple/blue one looks a bit like

a Tibouchina, however,

ours have never been climbers.


Floral Friday

Floral Friday




Wordless Wednesday17_0405

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Grand Hotel

La Pace


Almost wordless again, this week.Last week for the Cee’s G&H, Black White, Challenge…

I posted some images of…

the Grand Hotel, La Pace.

These are the colour version…

plus or or two more.

Hope you enjoyed.



Hope you enjoyed.


Wordless Wednesday

Wordless Wednesday (

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