And now for something completely different ….

  • Circle-B-Bar

    Circle-B-Bar Reserve is a huge tract of protected land in Polk County, Florida. With many miles of well-maintained trails, a large, alligator-inhabited lake, an amazing amount of bird life, and massive live oak trees, and big, old cypress trees a great place to spend a few hours … or days.
     
  • On the Florida Coast

    Jeannie’s birthday was coming up and she wanted a change of view. So we found a place on Florida’s northeast coast about half-way between St. Augustine and Daytona Beach. It was a perfect place to enjoy nature and avoid any crowds … and celebrate a birthday.
     

    Just add Light

    The soaring stone pillars and the play of the light cast through the stained glass windows creates a shaded landscape of stone and light. Never at rest, they are aroused by the changing light, they glow with energy, the patterns they paint flow across the floor inviting your thoughts to wander with them.
     

    Random Travel Bites

    Since we have been sheltering in place at our home in Florida due to the pandemic, the motivation to add to this journal has gone into hiding as well. Home projects have taken a priority, and working on the 100,000+ images made over the past several years is a never-ending task. We are looking forward to that day when we…
     

    A Break From Insanity

    When we first began our Slow Nomad travels in 2014, we estimated that we would travel for a while. But, we hadn’t counted on a global pandemic.
     

    Street Art in Lisbon

    Not all good art is in museums. A stroll through Lisbon’s hilly streets quickly reveals an open-air art scene as vibrant and exciting as any we have seen anywhere.
     

    Three Museums in Lisbon

    While we were in Lisbon we visited many excellent museums. Here are three very different exhibit spaces showing three very different types of art.
     

    LX Factory

    Rising amidst the industrial bones and old walls of an abandoned industrial complex, the LX Factory now houses one of Lisbon's most eclectic attractions.
     

    Saudade

    Having a word to describe something doesn't make it easier to deal with. But ...
     

    Óbidos – the Queen’s Town

    The one-hour bus ride from Lisbon was comfortable and scenic, taking us to the village of Óbidos, the most well preserved medieval town in Portugal.
     
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