Apparently, last week was national tree week - who knew? Mind you, we have all sorts of 'national weeks' ('national talk like a pirate' week is one of my favourites!) so why not one for trees? Skipping through twitter, I found loads of posts on trees and it got me thinking about the most beautiful … Continue reading National Tree Week
Standing on a narrow wooden walkway, inches above a fast-flowing roar of water, my heart was pounding. There were no barriers and no safety rails. A small hand rail ran round some sections of the walkway, but disappeared at various points around the trail. This was Plitvice Lakes. A national park in Croatia, around 3 … Continue reading Plitvice Lakes: Where else can you walk over a waterfall?
The UK is in the middle of a heatwave! As we live in the north, it's fairly rare to get a summer with this much sun! I can't believe just how warm and dry it has been over the past few weeks. Usually we have to dress for the weather in summer, which translates to … Continue reading The Beach
How Mirror Lake in Yosemite Changes in Just Two Months