Travel

Mercado dos Lavradores

Mercado dos Lavradores is Portuguese for “Farmer’s Market” and this fish market is located just behind it in the city of Funchal. We were staying in a hotel (2019) nearby, so didn’t need to buy anything as such. However we did end up buying some fruit for the hotel room and to carry with us … Read more

Great Cityscapes – Rome at first light

Those early hours of the day cannot be beaten for the subtle hues of light they present us with. It was worth setting the alarm for and leaving the hotel early, as after all they would still be serving breakfast until well after 10am. We could head out, take our photographs and be back in time for some food and coffee.

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Historic Rome – The Pantheon

Setting foot inside the mighty Pantheon for the first time filled me with awe, its size is deceptive, though it does seem imposing from the outside, it strangely feels bigger on the inside. I can’t quite explain this but it might be the vast ceiling with it’s giant aperture in the middle which projects a … Read more

Dive, dive, dive!

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A long walk

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