A soggiorno in a Sicilian satellite city

Italy is known for its northern wonders, perhaps more so than its southern wonders. The tourists flock to the northern attractions and often miss the south entirely. And even then, those that venture south only happen by the star attractions missing much of the south.

It is true that the south – and I’m talking the very south, Sicily – can be more difficult to tackle as a tourist than her northern counterparts. But your efforts will be repaid in a rich cultural experience. Continue reading “A soggiorno in a Sicilian satellite city”

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Bumper challenge: a hodgepodge of bridges

I’ve been off the radar for a few weeks now  and missed a few photo challenges so this one’s going to kill 2, no 3 birds with one stone!

There’re are so many bridges in the world, so what better subject to use for my collage challenge – while also including bridges.

Bridges can also be used for my delta challenge – after all aren’t bridges the perfect representation of transition. Both the bridges themselves and also the ideas that they represent. Continue reading “Bumper challenge: a hodgepodge of bridges”

The edge of Avignon

A bridge generally has no end, but the Pont d’Avignon – Saint Bénezet – has an end. Unlike other bridges that provide a crossing, meeting with roads or paths from start to finish. The Pont d’Avignon ends, creating somewhat of an edge to Avignon and her peak of life in history.

Avignon’s official tourism site explains the bridges history and how it came to stand today with its edge halfway across the Rhône. Continue reading “The edge of Avignon”

The art of reflection

The highlight of the shot is mirrored in the reflection.