Category Archives: Here and There

The travel blog of Paul and Caroline

Clever Loco – Uyuni, Bolivia

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This a photo taken from our round the world trip and was taken using 35mm film. We were very lucky on that day. The train graveyard is quite a way outside of Uyuni itself and somebody on this occasion had taken some white paint, a considerable amount to paint an Albert Einstein formula on the […]

Fountain Fun – A Warm Summer’s Day on Southbank

In 2011 the Southbank celebrated 60 years since the Festival of Britain. As part of that celebration they set up this temporary fountain. The children loved it as did some of the adults. In this picture a young child has either mistimed the jets of water or was intending on getting soaked. It was not […]

Glass Night – Dom Bosco Church, Brasilia, Brazil

We had a mad rush through Brazil’s capital when we visited it. We arrived in the morning and left in the evening. It’s one of those cities built in the heyday of the 20th century when petrol and the private motorcar was king, long before climate change was in the news. As such we didn’t […]

Le Plongeur – Liege, Belgium

While visiting some friends who were attending a French language training course for teachers in Liege we spent some time walking around this very interesting city. Down by the river there is an interesting statue of a diver, sculpted in 1939 by Idel Ianchelevici.

Fête de la Tulipe – Morges, Switzerland

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The 2018 Fête de la Tulipe  started yesterday, the 31st of March, and will run until the 6th of May. There weren’t too many flowers to see today the 1st of April but during the coming weeks there will be countless more flowering in the Parc de L’Independance. After a couple of rainy days and a cloudy morning […]

Pinte Besson – Lausanne

Today we visited Pinte Besson, perhaps the oldest tavern in Lausanne. We only stopped for a coffee but it has beer and wine and apparently very good fondue which I will definitely try the next time we visit. It’s a lovely old building so I’m sure that the Health and Safety brigade would have a […]

To Be As Free As A Bird

Switzerland is a beautiful country and while visiting a part of the Alps one day I was able to capture this bird of prey high up in the sky. The bird is tiny in the photograph but much larger to us in real life. It’s lost in the photograph but then it has the freedom […]

Brief Existence

This photo was taken with a relatively old Fuji compact in a square in Lausanne, Switzerland and I was just very lucky on that day. The right time, place and conditions prevaled for me to capture what is both such a simple but also complex picture. It is beautiful but almost bland unless you start […]