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 …

Veracruz coffee beans in Ajijik market

Freshly roasted coffee in Ajijic Mexico Ajijic is a small but very picturesque town on Lake Chapala, state of Jalisco, a mecca for many people coming from the North of the continent for a vacation or to retire. I will make another post about this beautiful town later. For now, I want to bring …

Alsace Street corner mirror

Alsace street corner mirror I’ve seen this street corner mirror in a small village in Alsace when we visited this part of France in a rather gray day of spring, but I thought it was quite interesting to photograph… I particularly liked the juxtaposition created by the look of the mirror and the bare …

Fishing Ropes of Nova Scotia poster

Fishing Ropes of Nova Scotia This is a decorative collage poster with various close-up photographs and details of colorful ropes used in the industrial fishing of Atlantic Canada I took all these photos in Peggy’s Cove, Nova Scotia because of the beautiful patterns they create when they are rolled and tied together. I like …

Ottawa architectural patterns

Ottawa architectural patterns. Here there are some representative images from my multiple photos I took in Ottawa. They are representing patterns, intersecting lines, rows and geometry in the architecture of the beautiful capital of Canada. Window reflections and architectural patterns, downtown Ottawa Lines and patterns of a modern office building on Spark street, Ottawa. …

Monsoon season in Arizona: prickly pear

The Monsoon season in Arizona is a blessing after the almost painful dryness of the winter, when everybody and everything was desperately in need of a little water. In Arizona there was a little rain in June this year, but it didn’t last. The olive green of the desert is nice anyway – I …

mural in Smith Falls, Ontario

Mural in Smith Falls, Ontario Smith Falls is a small town in Ontario, along the famous Rideau Canal of Canada starting in Ottawa and ending in Lake Ontario. On a 3 day trip to Thousand Islands for my birthday, we drove through this historic town. Suddenly, I saw a rather intriguing mural a side …