Friday, August 26, 2011

Marseilles, France: the Lovely Port

We took a trip to Marseilles, Toulon, and several villages along the coast. Here are photos of Marseilles beautiful port with the Basilica in the background.  Click on each photo for a better look.
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Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Ponies of the French Alps

We ran across these precious ponies one day on a motorbike ride. I was in love at first sight! Click on the photos for a better look.
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Thursday, August 18, 2011

Optical Illusion: Paris Street Photo Art

Is this what you think it is?  Look again.



They are photos of people's necks.

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Thursday, August 11, 2011

Lake Bourget, France: Sunset




Lake Bourget is the largest and deepest natural lake in France, and it's just 30 minutes from our home. We stopped one night at a tiny port, Port Chatillon, to have dinner, and were treated to this marvelous sky show.
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Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Sintra, Portugal - the Pena Palace and Moorish Castle

Here are the final photos of our Portugal trip. These are from the hills of Sintra. We're back to France next week!

                          Moorish Castle dating to the 8th or 9th centuries



                                  Below:  Pena Palace - primarily dating the the 1800's

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