Posts Tagged ‘Travel’

Day One Hundred & Twenty Five

SAMSUNG ST500 1/45s Focal Length: 4.9mm f/3.5 ISO:120 (A)

SAMSUNG ST500 1/45s Focal Length: 4.9mm f/3.5 ISO:120 (A) 125/365. Today’s newspaper headlines read “Volcano Misery” and that could not be more fitting. The day started off ok, it was still raining and we stopped at our cafe on the way to the bus station.  We caught the bus to Girona no problem and then we found […]

Day One Hundred & Twenty Four

NIKON D3000 1/200s Focal Length: 32.0mm f/13.0 ISO: 200 (AP)

NIKON D3000 1/200s Focal Length: 32.0mm f/13.0 ISO: 200 (AP) 124/365. Today was my day and it still poured.  So we went to see some of Gaudi’s architecture and wandered down La Rambla.  I didn’t go into the Casa Batllo on my last visit so I was excited to go this time and it did not disappoint! 5 […]

Day One Hundred & Twenty Three

SAMSUNG ST500 1/125s Focal Length: 6.5mm f/4.1 ISO: 80 (A)

SAMSUNG ST500 1/125s Focal Length: 6.5mm f/4.1 ISO: 80 (A) 123/365. Rain in Spain!!! Yuck! It poured and poured and poured all day. It was Stew’s day and we went to Barcelona FC Camp Nou stadium, The 1992 Olympic stadium and the Olympic swimming pool. I got proper drenched and Stew switched coats with me […]

Day One Hundred & Twenty Two

NIKON D3000 1/60s Focal Length: 22.0mm f/4.0 ISO: 200 (P)

NIKON D3000 1/60s Focal Length: 22.0mm f/4.0 ISO: 200 (P) 122/365. This our only day with nice weather.  It was warm and the sun came out!  We woke up in Girona and toured around the town.  It is really pretty. We then took the train to Barcelona where we went to the Parc Guell by […]

Day One Hundred & Twenty One

SAMSUNG ST500 1/45s Focal Length: 4.9mm f/3.5 ISO: 200 (A)

SAMSUNG ST500 1/45s Focal Length: 4.9mm f/3.5 ISO: 200 (A) 121/365. Today was a very strange day, we moved out of our flat and our tenants moved in. It was hard to see people taking over my space. I loved my house.  This is us just before leaving. We also had to say lots of […]

The Italian Chapel, Orkney.

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So I decided to make a separate post about this chapel.  I thought the place was beautiful and I got some great pictures. The Italian Chapel is a Roman Catholic chapel on Lamb Holm in Orkney, Scotland.  It was built from limited materials by Italian prisoners of war during World War II.  You can read more about the chapel HERE.

Stockholm, Sweden

Friday Night

Ok, so as you all know I went to Stockholm for a week to visit my Canadian friend Alexandra,  She moved to Sweden a couple months ago and it was the perfect excuse to tick another country off my list.  I do hope to visit again in the summer as it was -16 when I […]

Day Twenty Eight

SAMSUNG ST500 1/90s Focal Length: 4.9mm f/3.5 ISO: 80

SAMSUNG ST500 1/90s Focal Length: 4.9mm f/3.5 ISO: 80 28/365. Home Sweet Home. I am back in Glasgow, my short adventure over.  The house is dead quite with Stewart still in Austria skiing.  I have such an amazing time in Sweden and am hoping I will be able to get Stewart to go with me […]

Day Twenty Six

SAMSUNG ST500 1/125s Focal Length: 4.9mm f/3.5 ISO: 80

SAMSUNG ST500 1/125s Focal Length: 4.9mm f/3.5 ISO: 80 26/365. I need to come back to Stockholm in the summer as it is just to cold to do anything here.  It was -16 this morning and -12 this afternoon.  I took a ‘winter’ boat tour and spent most of the tour inside but I did […]

Day Twenty Five

SAMSUNG ST500 1/90s Focal Length: 4.9mm f/3.5 ISO: 80

SAMSUNG ST500 1/90s Focal Length: 4.9mm f/3.5 ISO: 80 Today I wandered around Stockholm.  Mainly Gamla Stan, or Old Town,which is a maze of medieval streets.  It was -4 and I was so cold.  Tomorrow I am going to stay mostly indoors as it is meant to be -12!  So museums and such me thinks! Hope everyone […]