Category Archives: outside

Fall is among us

This season in the Americas North is my favorite time of the year. The weather can be sunny, mild, windy, cold, rainy or snowy. Overall the lower temperatures makes for a trip outside more pleasant. Here is a closer look … Continue reading

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Perspectives: Downtown Chicago

Photos taken from a city remembered in my travels on a day in December 2019.

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Photos with the nifty fifty

Venturing outside on this muggy humid weather in the upper 80’s and even 90’s, I took a quick walk with my Nikon DSLR and 50mm lens F/1.4. The heat brought me back inside faster than I wanted. You can never … Continue reading

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Views from the car seat: buckle up!

Just hang on

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Me and my shadow: Where is Isle Royale?

What a beautiful place to vacation, I never heard of this USA 🇺🇸 National Park until I went there! Look for Moose, Wolves and Eagles along with sunken ships around the Harbour. We had a lady diver give a presentation … Continue reading

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What’s in a Name? : Lets take a walk together on The Streets of Stockholm!

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Virtual traveling: Helsinki, Finland 🇫🇮

Helsinki, Finland is a friendly city who prides themselves in raising some of the smartest kids in the world. Their secret: sending them to start school at a later age by first spending time in society gathering experiences and reading … Continue reading

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Views of the past: waiting on a future to move forward….

Sitting here at home, inside searching through past photo adventures to help me feel better and hoping to reconnect with fun travels soon. Here are some favorite vistas…life in and around Stockholm, Sweden. All photos taken by (c) Martina using … Continue reading

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The Heart ❤️ of the Matter

Viewing my own town’s downtown streets, you see what remains in front of you with your eyes. You feel like you are living in a different world, a different country. The boundaries are open, our hearts are crossed for a … Continue reading

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Going Nowhere…A trip to Yellowstone- part I

When the road ahead looks like it never ends you literally can’t see pavement. This 40 plus hour road trip out West to Yellowstone offered diverse landscape and many roads leading to nowhere, or so it seemed. Driving on I-90 … Continue reading

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