Photo Friday

Boiling Lake, Dominica, Morne Trois Pitons National Park
Boiling Lake in Morne Trois Pitons National Park, Dominica

This is the latest in a series of travel photos inspired by #FriFotos on Twitter. The theme of this week’s Photo Friday is LAKES.  The picture above is of Dominica’s Boiling Lake, located in Morne Trois Pitons National Park. It’s a UNESCO World Heritage site, and the second largest hot springs in the world. And […]

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This week’s Photo Friday looks at sand volleyball players in Washington DC and reflects upon summer weather patterns in the US.
Sand volleyball court on the Mall in Washington DC

This is the latest in a series of  travel photos inspired by #FriFotos on Twitter. This week’s Photo Friday theme is SUMMER. The picture above was shot in Washington DC, as you can tell by the Washington Monument in the background. We spent two full summers in the DC-area, living in the Del Ray neighborhood of […]

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Photo Friday: Lake Tekapo, where we failed to find the famous dark sky, but enjoyed lovely scenery nonetheless.
View of Lake Tekapo, New Zealand, from shore

This is the latest in a series of  travel photos inspired by #FriFotos on Twitter. This week’s Photo Friday theme is STARS. Sounds great, you might be saying. So why aren’t we seeing a gorgeous photo of a nighttime starry sky? Let me explain. When Don and I set out on our New Zealand campervan […]

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This week’s #FriFotos theme is shopping. My photo is from a jewelry stall at Plaza Serrano, located in Buenos Aires’ trendy Palermo Soho neighborhood.
Jewelry for sale in Plaza Serrano, Buenos Aires

This post is part of my weekly travel photo series, inspired by #FriFotos on Twitter. This week’s #FriFotos theme is FOR SALE, and people are sharing photos of markets, souks and stores around the world. Now I’m not a huge shopper. But I do indulge once in a while when I’m on the road, particularly on jewelry, […]

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This week’s Photo Friday theme is Museums. We take a look at Museo Larco in Lima, which has one of the world’s most important collections of pre-Columbian art, including a fair amount of erotic pottery.
A piece of pre-Columbian art at Museo Larco in Lima, Peru

This post is part of our weekly travel photo series, inspired by #FriFotos on Twitter. This week’s #FriFotos theme is MUSEUMS. I’ve written before about how much I loved my layover in Lima, Peru. During the the brief time that I was there last year. I visited the grave of Pizarro in the city center (Cercado […]

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Photo Friday: Sunset over Seattle

by Chris on June 15, 2012

This week’s Photo Friday takes a look at rooftops, illustrated by a glorious sunset over Seattle.
Sunset over Seattle

This is part of an ongoing photo series inspired by #FriFotos on Twitter. This week’s Photo Friday topic is ROOFTOPS. This photo was taken from my second apartment in Seattle, a tiny studio that I sublet in the lower Queen Anne neighborhood. My husband Don had remained in Philadelphia to get our home ready to […]

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In honor of World Oceans Day, this week’s Photo Friday takes you to Milford Sound in Fiordland National Park, on the South Island of New Zealand.
Milford Sound in Fjordland National Park, New Zealand

This post is the latest in our weekly photo series from places that we’ve been: This week’s #FriFoto them on Twitter is OCEANS, in honor of World Oceans Day. This picture comes from Milford Sound, located in Fiordland National Park on New Zealand’s South Island. The whole park is part of the Te Wahipounamu UNESCO World […]

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Photo Friday: In honor of Queen Elizabeth’s Diamond Jubilee, this week’s theme is “Fit for a Queen.” We chose afternoon tea at the Fairmont Empress, Victoria, British Columbia.

This is the latest of our weekly travel photo series, inspired by #FriFotos on Twitter. In honor of Queen Elizabeth’s Diamond Jubilee, this week’s #FriFoto theme is “Fit for a Queen.” I’ve been in Canada for over a week now, writing stories and exploring the far North. My time here has reminded me how much I love […]

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This week’s Photo Friday takes us to Victoria Falls in Dominica, West Indies.
Victoria Falls - Dominica, West Indies

This is the latest of our weekly travel photo series, inspired by #FriFotos on Twitter. This week’s #FriFotos theme is WATERFALLS.  In 2006, Chris and I took our first trip together to the island of Dominica, also known as the Nature Island because of its pristine beauty.  It’s not a very built-up, and is popular with birders […]

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This week’s Photo Friday takes us to the Wailing Wall in Jerusalem, where you can tour tunnels that expose roads and ruins that date back to King Herod the Great.
Wailing Wall, Jerusalem

This is the latest of our weekly travel photo series, inspired by #FriFotos on Twitter. This week’s Photo Friday subject is Holy Places. While I thought about using some photos from our Easter trip to Rome, I realized that I had never felt religion as such a powerful force as I did in Jerusalem.  The photo above […]

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