Postcard from The Acropolis, Athens

Sunrise in Athens and although the Aegean is hidden from sight in this image the view of the Acropolis and the Parthenon on top provide an impressive enough vista for breakfast. The Athenian Acropolis also known as the Citadel of Athens is surely the best known in the world and known simply as ‘The Acropolis’. The Parthenon is the Temple …

Postcard from Lucerne; The Lake of Light

A morning cruise on Lake Lucerne provided some great light, which was actually quite unexpected. The early light was being diffused through the clouds producing this beautiful scene, which almost appeared like sunrise even though it was mid-morning. The cruises leave regularly from the main quay near the railway station and KKL and stops off at Weggis and Vitznau both of …

Postcard from Hot Air Ballooning in the Catalan

An’air chariot’ maybe a flowery poetic description but hot air ballooning is a dream for many and it seems to describe the experience perfectly for me.  Realising the dream over the beautiful landscape of extinct mountains in Catalanmade it extra special. There was a chilled morning mist draping the base of the valleys, this slowly began to creep away presenting …