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Open the door – a thought on travel photography

If a picture is worth a thousand words, then travellers’ photos of iconic buildings tell the tale of magical places. Some places are so recognizable that no further explanation is required, and so photogenic that it would be hard to … Continue reading

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Mega-sized, even then

The first time we set eyes on the Roman Coliseum we were stunned at the sheer size of the place. The Colisuem held up to 80,000 spectators. What an amazing undertaking for a building project erected between 70-80 A.D.! We’ve … Continue reading

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Turkey: Side trip to Aphrodisias

We were with our friends, Meg and Aaron, in Pamukkale, Turkey when Aaron suggested we change our itinerary.  He’d read about the site of Aphrodisias, archaeological ruins dating back to before the 1st century BC.   It’s a bit off the … Continue reading

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