Category Archives: Photos

Antioch and Aleppo

We left Adana on Monday, travelling to Antioch by bus. It was a nice trip, the bus was air conditioned and almost empty. The bus had two drivers, who switched half way through. They also gave out free Pepsi, fizzy … Continue reading

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Adana, Turkey

Went for a stroll around Adana today, going to the train station, the Sabanci Mosque (the largest in Turkey) and the Roman bridge built by either Hadrian or Justinian. All very impressive pieces of architecture. A person working for the … Continue reading

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Ardmore photos

I went walking with my new 18-200mm Sigma and my trusty 20D. Some turned out quite nice I think. Highlights of the walk include the 8th century monastery and round tower, the wreck of the Samson (the crane) and the … Continue reading

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Walking the Gap of Dunloe

I went with some colleagues to walk the Gap of Dunloe and Black Valley in Co Kerry last Saturday. I did tweet some of it, but we were soon out of coverage. I took my trusty 20D along too, here … Continue reading

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Earth observing

Some spectacular images from NASA’s Earth Observatory via the Big Picture blog.

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ISS decade and the Burj Dubai

The ISS celebrates 10 years in space this week, and the Big Picture has a photo spread covering the 10th anniversary. Some of the photos are pretty spectacular. It tops last week’s excellent spread on Dubai, which included a really … Continue reading

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Life images

Go and get lost in Google’s archive of images from Life magazine, dating back to the 1750s. It points to some stunning images of Marilyn Monroe.

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Washington pics

I went for some very long walks around Washington, and took lots of pics. A sample here, with the rest over in this Flickr set. Remember if you want to see the full size pic you can click on ‘all … Continue reading

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Stalking

Man that lake had a lot of fish.

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Tropical sun

I am often amazed during trips to West Cork on sunny days at just how sub-tropical the region can feel. I took a trip down to Bandon, on through Clonakilty and down to Castlefreke (odd name isn’t it?), Rathbarry, and … Continue reading

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