Tag Archive: landscape

101th post and 2 awards

This s the 101th blog post and we’re happy to be still blogging after 1 year and 3 months. First I would like to thank my dear readers who frequently visit this site;… Continue reading

Royal Botanic Gardens I

The Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne are internationally renowned botanical gardens located near the centre of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, on the south bank of the Yarra River. They are 38 hectares of landscaped gardens… Continue reading

Cerberus Beach House – A Legendary Visit

My travel log in a foreign place is not punctuated by stops for great food. But rather, often the cuisine is the focus, and my travel adventures revolve around the place where I… Continue reading

Before Sunset at Brighton – A Photo Tour

I have never imagined Melbourne to be this beautiful. Just before sunset on an autumn day, I was at the bayside walking along the Bayside Coastal Trail that connected Sandringham to Brighton Beach.… Continue reading

Fitzroy Gardens

On a sunny day in Melbourne, I walked into the Fitzroy Gardens after a light lunch. Located on the southeastern edge of the Central Business District, it is not the largest park in the… Continue reading

Bayside Adventure – A Photo Story

After breakfast, I took the train south, towards Sandringham. Sandringham station lies along the Bayside Coastal Trail in Melbourne, and the trail runs from Brighton to Beaumaris and there are many cliffs and… Continue reading

Treasury Gardens

The Old Treasury Building on Spring Street in Melbourne, was once home to the Treasury Department of the Government of Victoria, but is now a museum of Melbourne history, known as the Old… Continue reading

Alexandra Gardens & South Yarra

Alexandra Gardens are located on the south bank of the Yarra River, opposite Federation Square and the Melbourne Central Business District. It is connected to an expansive park area, consisting of King’s Domain &… Continue reading

Peace of Mind

On a weekend, we visited a wetland area to the northwest boundaries of Hong Kong. It is a unique place because there is few other places like it in an ultra-urban cosmopolitan like… Continue reading

Scotland in Panoramas

The two-day bus tour to Scottish highlands was full of surprises. Standing in front of the breathtaking sceneries of the numerous glens and lochs, I was in awe. Although I tried to capture… Continue reading

A Scottish Highlands Adventure: Part I

Scotland – a land photographers dream about. From breathtaking landscapes to snow-topped mountains to castle ruins, the land has much to offer. We visited the Scottish highlands on a sunny day and our… Continue reading

Greenwich

Two drifters off to see the world. There’s such a lot of world to see. We’re after the same rainbow’s end– Eat, Play, Love: our five days in London We had a nice… Continue reading

Osaka Castle

The Osaka Castle is an impressive piece of architecture sitting on top of a vast land platform bordered by sheer walls. Surrounding the majestic castle there was a moat. If you are feeling… Continue reading

Izushi Castle

Izushi Castle, sitting on top of a hill, is a quiet town with historical relics and a Shinto shrine. The old houses remind visitors of the times in the Edo period where the… Continue reading

Ten Panoramas – Cherry Blossoms Edition

B&W Bears are back to upload the final updates to the Cherry Blossom series! Due to heavy stress at work, our blog has suffered from a wide gap between the previous post and… Continue reading

The Temple & the Deer – Cherry Blossoms in Nara

Cherry Blossoms Trip Part Six Nara (奈良), in ancient Japan, used to be the imperial capital, during the times conveniently known as the Nara period (AD 710-784). Those were the days long before… Continue reading

Ten Panoramas

These were taken with the kit lens on NEX-3 in 2011 in Australia. We travelled as a group of four people and it was an amazing journey. I shall try to upload more… Continue reading