a photo a week challenge; traditions

They say that if you are a true globetrotter is this one of the world festivals that you shouldn’t miss – up there with Rio, Madi Gras and the Carnival of Venice. Sweden’s Midsummer (‘Midsommar’ in Swedish) is the quintessential … Continue reading

lens-artists challenge #51 – unique

Unique!!!!! Feelings, experiences, moods, places, events, buildings, music and people????????!!! Let’s go for it all. “Coffee is a hug in a mug” Unknown Campfire morning coffee out in the Dubai desert before the sunrise…  Arabic coffee can be served golden … Continue reading

a perfect “midsommar” eve

… after a night of good sleep and early view of ocean sunrise at “Hotel Skansen” in pretty Båstad, Sweden’s small answer to Wimbledon … was it time to enjoy the hotel’s magnificent breakfast buffet, all included. I woke up early … Continue reading

weekly photo challenge – heritage

愛は最高の奉仕だ。みじんも、自分の満足を思ってはいけない。 (Love is the best service, don’t even think about self-satisfaction) For me, Japan stands for a very strong heritage in modern time, their respect for the old, nature, the present and future is mindblowing. They live in the most … Continue reading