Monte Carlo marina view from above

Monaco was on my bucket list for a long time, but I have to admit that I had never dared to even dream of visiting it. I should have said actually Monaco and Monte Carlo, because both these famous names are part of the independent principality of Monaco on the French Riviera. Well, I did …

Intriguing mural art 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 of …

Challis Idaho Digital Painting

Challis Idaho, a quiet historic town today, used to be the largest city in the Custer County. Founded in 1878, Challis lost many of its original architecture during the 1983 earthquake, but some have been rebuilt. I noticed that all buildings utilize wood as the main material, so the keep the authenticity of the place. …

Don't Travel with a Red Car In Mexico

Don’t Travel with a Red Car In Mexico! 🙂 I took this photo in a rural area of Chiapas, Mexico, and I thought it was very funny 🙂 Well, it looks like the saying about bulls being attracted to red–moving objects is not a myth! Toros can be dangerous not only in Coridas, but also …

Sunday Morning on Fogo Island

It was a quiet morning on Fogo Island, Newfoundland. * All the photos below are part of my Fine Art America gallery, available as prints. Just click on them for a larger format and more details: This rural and quite remote place in Newfoundland is a dream location for people who want to relax and …

Feed Me

It may sound strange, but “Feed Me!” came to my mind when I saw this bizarre clay pods, with their big openings pointing toward me. My husband and I were in Tarragona, Spain – someplace near the Mediterranean Coast, exploring the surroundings. I always thought that Spanish art had a lot of surreal in it, …

Dreamy like looking winter country scene in Ontario, Canada

Well, when in snows in Canada, it pours… Just to paraphrase the well known saying about rain 🙂 I took these two photos below while driving in a snow squall in Ontario. I should better say: while my husband was driving and I was shooting through the windshield from the passenger seat.. However, contrary to …

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 always …