Tag: Blue Skies
A series of rough seas pictures from Malta, that I’ve decided to call The Other Great Siege of Malta.
The actual Great Siege of Malta was a long and bloody affair between Christians from the West and the Ottoman Empire to the East. You can read a great account of the build up and outcome of the events in 1565 on this post by ilovemalta.com.mt (a website dedicated to Maltese gastronomy, which there is plenty of.)
However, when I visited Malta and Gozo, I witnessed another attack on the islands that still goes on today.…
Malta – it’s a funny place. Part way between Africa and Europe, full-way between all the different cultures that have washed over it through the generations. I personally invaded Malta for a 2011-2012 Christmas getaway with family, three generations at once, shrieking children included. This was really the first of my travels calling myself a blogger, and my main aim was to learn more about photography….
Happy Photo Friday! Today’s picture of the week is Guimaraes Castle in Braga, a region of Northern Portugal.
This bold imposing structure is open to the public, and the high walkway around the castle walls is true to it’s original design. There are no handrails to protect you from dropping into the central courtyard – but it does have great views across to the Palace of the Dukes of Braganza.…
A set of photographs from beautiful Assisi, Italy.
With perfect blue skies all day long, I walked between Santa Maria degli Angeli and the famous town of Assisi, perched on a hill a couple of kilometres away.
I hope you enjoy my photos of Assisi and Santa Maria.
© Peter Parkorr 2013
All images are copyright and not to be used without my express permission.…
In late April this year, I took a day trip to Mount Etna. It was kindly gifted to me by the owners of Ostello Del Plebiscito in Catania, as i’d been working for them the previous couple of months in exchange for a bed.
The trip was with EtnaExperience who are the guide group of choice for most visitors to the mountain.…