Tag Archives: Photo Essay

Sintra’s Castle of the Moors

February 27th, 2021 After yesterday’s tour through Pena Palace, today we’re continuing the journey at neighboring Castelo dos Mouros, or Castle of the Moors. The contrast between these neighboring mountaintop forts could not be greater — one colorful and ostentatious to the south; the other rugged and bare to the north. They do share one thing in common — a

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Repost: Lisbon Life

February 24th, 2021 Yesterday’s mystery is solved! We’ve arrived in Portugal, as several of you guessed correctly. The photo shown yesterday was Sagres, at the southwestern tip (post coming soon). We’ll be in Portugal for the next week or so, exploring the southern part of the country. Today we start in Lisbon with its hilly landscape, endless tiles, wonderful food

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Afternoon at Borobudur

February 14th, 2021 Hey, Valentine. After yesterday’s visit to the market, today we’re exploring Borobudur in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. I’ve refreshed the photos and added more to this post, originally published in 2014. Hope you love! ♥ More tomorrow, Kelly Post of the Day: Adding a bit of light to the darkness as we get through the pandemic together. This series

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Repost: Yogyakarta’s Daily Market

February 13th, 2021 It’s Saturday – market day in many cities, towns and villages around the world. Here’s a post from 2014 showing Yogyakarta’s daily market, with updated and additional photos. Tomorrow we’ll visit Borobudur. Until then, Kelly Post of the Day: Adding a bit of light to the darkness as we get through the pandemic together. This series features

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Repost: Gong Xi Fa Cai!

February 11th, 2021 Chinese (or Lunar) New Year is here! The Metal Ox arrives as the rat scurries away. Today I’m sharing a post from 2013 with photos from Singapore. Singapore’s Chinatown comes alive with energy, color, festive treats, symbolic fruits and endless decoration during this holiday period. Enjoy! Wishing you health and prosperity in the New Year. More tomorrow,

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Revisiting Thaipusam, 2014

Connection

  January 30th, 2021 After yesterday’s introduction, today we’re back at Thaipusam. This post is refreshed from 2014, my second year viewing the event. Tomorrow, we’re back on the magic carpet. See you then, Kelly Post of the Day: Adding a bit of light to the darkness as we get through the pandemic together. This series features travel photos from

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