Our series on thoroughbred horses is galloping toward the finish line, which is the perfect spot to see how hard these horses work. American Pharaoh, living in luxurious stables and spending his days making whoopee is the equine dream, but the reality for most thoroughbreds is day after day of hard work.
As you may remember, the wonderful Jo over at Restlessjo invited us to enter some of our photographs in Capture the Colour 2013, and bless your hearts, you’ve been helping us select an entry for each
On our second RTW we decided to spend at least one week in each location … hopefully longer if it captivated our interest. This luxury of time lets us visit the tourist sites, see what the local folks do daily, and explore to our heart’s content
We decided to get off the beaten path … I mean way off. In fact I think we were trespassing (if that fence we climbed over meant anything). We’d been hiking the Santorini Cliff Trail between Fira and Imerovigli, marveling at every sight, but it was time to do the backstreets.
It’s Sunday and time for the “Church Photos in Lieu of Attendance” post. Santorini is the perfect place to be for this post, because in this area you can throw a volcanic rock and hit a photogenic church.
The gates that lead to the entrances of Santorini houses are like lipstick on a woman – enticing! They tease you with a view. Sometimes it’s a path to the front door, but it’s just as likely to be a prelude to something else … often steps that wind up the cliff! My favorites are the …
I have no statistical support, but I suspect that this week must be the peak of grocery store injuries. Shopping carts zip around like overloaded guided missiles, and distracted shoppers are a health hazard.