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Continuing to Learn

The more I learn about photography the more I realise there is more to learn.  Learning is an ongoing processing of challenging what we know with new and fresh ideas to take what we do to another level. I was fortunate to attend a wildlife and bird photography workshop facilitated by Henry Cook and David …

As Darkness Falls

As the daylight disappears into the early evening glow the Amazon sunset transfix you in that spot watching until the last glimpses of sun light has vanished. These are some of the images that I was privileged to capture while cruising down the Amazon on the Aria Amazon (Aqua Expeditions). The last photo is of the …

The Rock (not Dwayne Johnson), Alcatraz

The iconic island in the middle of the harbour of San Francisco is well worth visiting.  The history is incredible from military base to military prison to civilian prison to home of Indian protester to being part of the National Park Service. My family and I spent an afternoon exploring the island and the buildings. …

Paraty, Brazil

Step back into a by gone era of Colonial rule of Brazil.  The old shipping warehouses first converted into housing for locals and now into shops, bars and restaurants.  The old part of town is closed to motorised vehicles which is great being able to walk around exploring the beautiful buildings.  

I left my Heart in Peru

Yes, I fell in love with a country.  Never before have I felt bereft as I left a country before. Although this is not the country of my birth or ancestors, I felt a deep connection.  My other WordPress blog (traveladventureswithjules) goes into more details if you are interested but here are some of the …

Amazonia Take Two

La Amazonía peruana me llama a volver a casa para dejarme envolver por su calidez y amor. La biodiversidad de la flora y la fauna junto con la gente es algo de lo que nunca me cansaré. (The Peruvian Amazon calls me to come home to be engulfed in its warmth and love.  The  bio …