Posts about boats

St. Ives, Cornwall

The St. Ives light

The fishing village of St. Ives is no longer a village. Its character changed in the second  half of the nineteenth century, when fishing declined and the new railway brought the first artists. These days, the town is mobbed by tourists and most are forced to abandon their car or coach in a massive car park on top […]

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Thunersee below zero

When the temperature of the air is markedly lower than the temperature of the water in the lake, mist rises from the surface and creates a truly eerie effect. Such was the case today, when continued winter conditions in Switzerland dropped the air temperature to -16°C. You can see more of my Thunersee photos here […]

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Thunersee

Lake Thun in the Swiss Alps, photographed from Gwatt for the New York Times project "A Moment In Time": permanenttourist.ch/articles/2010/05/late-rains/

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Dusk in the Aeolian Islands

Photograph of sailing boats moored for the evening amongst the Aeolian Islands off the coast of Sicily in Italy, with the islands of Stromboli, Basiluzzo and Lisca Bianca (lit by the last of the evening sun) in the background. Photographed from the back of a hydrofoil docked at Panarea. This picture is available to order […]

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