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Panama Canal Miraflores Locks

Panama Canal Miraflores Locks are the most popular of the three locks of this famous waterway. Miraflores point is also the most accessible by tourists coming from the city, like we did in 2012. What makes it even more popular is the visitors center and the restaurant. – a very busy place 🙂 When …

Coot nesting mother on Lake Constance, Germany

Birds Nests and the spring season have two main things in common. 1. They happen at the same time, 2. They fill your heart with love and hopes of a new life. The difference is that a nest is just a glimpse into what spring is all about… In Europe, it’s quite common to …

Atlantic Canada Doors and Doorways

Newfoundland Interesting Doors and Doorways I’ve always been attracted to doors and windows, and have wondered what’s behind them. When I have the opportunity, I like to photograph them open, so I can discover a little of their secrets… I had a post on doors in St. John’s Newfoundland Canada, but those were city doors. …

Turquoise water of Cancun

Cancun has the most turquoise water I’ve ever seen. A friend told me about this before, but it’s not the same as seeing it with your own eyes… Indeed, when my husband and I had the chance to visit this place for the first time, I just couldn’t believe it… Click on the photos …

Power lines

Power lines are not the most desirable elements we want to have in a picture… in fact, photographers are trying hard to avoid them, by taking different angles or even alter their shots in post processing. However, we have to admit that they are part of our daily life… ubiquitous – so to say, …

La Quebrada cliff divers Acapulco postcard

La Quebrada is the cliff rising out of the ocean, where courageous and well-trained divers perform every day in Acapulco, Mexico with brio. They dive from a 115 ft (35 meters) high cliff into the turbulent water of a narrow gorge not wider than 48 ft (14.6 meters) – Wow! – Click on the …

Acapulco beaches

Acapulco beaches make one of the nicest places for a vacation in Mexico. My husband and I have been there two times and stayed in several hotels. Great memories! Almost all of them are on the water around the famous Acapulco bay. Acapulco is the largest beach resort city in Mexico and it has …

Alsace Street corner mirror

Alsace street corner mirror I saw this street corner mirror in a small village in Alsace when we visited this part of France on a rather gray day of spring. But the weather is never a reason to stop me from taking photos 🙂 I particularly liked the juxtaposition created by the look of …