If there is a stretch of coast in Scotland that has a string of fishing villages more picturesque than those of the East Nuek of Fife I do not know where they are. On a warm summers day the villages of Elie, St Monans, Pittenweem, Anstruther and Crail and the coast line between them are simply stunning. On a clear day the coast affords views out across the Firth of Forth to North Berwick and the Isle of May with Dolphins a common site and breading birds a plenty, it is a simply wonderful spot.Continue reading “East Neuk of Fife”
With apologies to Gerry Marsden – Enroute home from New Brighton I decided to give my DJI Mavic Mini 2 a little exercise so I parked up near the Mersey Ferry terminal and flew across the Mersey to grab some 360 degree panoramas of the Liverpool skyline and of course I couldn’t resist a couple of shots of “MV Snowdrop” the Dazzle Ferry plying its way across the river.Continue reading “Drone Cross the Mersey”
Close Gate Bridge is a 17th Century packhorse bridge over Haigh Clough just west of Marsden in the Peak District. The bridge formed part of the mai packhorse route across the Pennines from ther Colne Valley to Rochdale. The bridge is a grade 2* Scheduled Ancient Monument.Continue reading “Close Gate Bridge”
Well not quite the top, in fact to be honest no where near the top, but about 2/3rds of the way up the Burj Khalifa – that said plenty high enough.
On the east coast of Oleron the minor road that runs along the coast has been designated the “Route des Huîtres” and for good reason, all the way along the route are the colourful shacks and boats of the Oyster farming industry.
On Oleron there is really only one game in town – Huitres (Oysters).
A little mish mash today – all taken on a cycle ride along the “cote de beaute” between St-Palais-sur-Mer and Royan.
Charrelets – Belle Epoque Architecture – and that Catherdral again.
The G9 has no Panoramic mode – this of course matters not one jot since Lightroom is superb at stitching images together – as indeed are numerous other applications.