When it comes to taking pictures I like doors, statues, balconies and washing lines, Kim on the other hand likes people pictures so I thought I might share a few of them with you.
This one was taken near Altinkum in Turkey, an age defying mud bath…
All around tthe Eastern Mediterranean there are all sorts of places that claim to be Cleopatra swimming pools and I for one am becoming rather sceptical about the claims. In the days before Ryanair, high speed rail or motorways she seemed to be able to get around much easily than I imagine it really was possible two thousand years ago!
Posted in Arts and Crafts, Beaches, Europe, History, Literature, Natural Environment, Turkey, World Heritage
Tagged Altinkum, Cleopatra, Everlasting life, Mud Bath, Turkey
Posted in Arts and Crafts, Cathedrals, Childhood, Cyclades, Europe, History, Literature, Malta, Spain, Travel, Turkey, Urban Art
Tagged Brittany, Cleopatra, Corfu, I-Spy Books, Les rochers sculptés, Reykjavik, Semana Santa, Sigüenza, St Malo, Weekly Photo Challenge
When we booked the all day boat cruise around Bodrum Bay I suppose that we were hoping to reprise the boat trip day with Captain Ben at Antiparos the previous year because it had been a wonderful day and we rather liked the idea of doing it again. The full day trip was very reasonably priced at only thirty Turkish Lira so we happily signed up and handed over our cash.
As it was end of season the boat wasn’t overcrowded and we selected our positions for the day on the top deck and waited for the time when the skipper was ready to raise the gang plank, started the engine and carefully manoeuvre the wooden boat out of the crowded harbour. It slipped past the rows of swanky yachts, beneath the shadow of St. Peter’s castle and into the bay where the sun was dancing like dainty fairies on the water ballroom dance floor.
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