Some of the best skies are in Autumn – Fabulous Outdoors

Autumn is the season known for it’s fog and mist. However, quite often the thermal wind blows up and down the valleys, clearing up the sky and leaving as to beautiful sunrises and sunsets. I’ll add to this post some more images, as now as I’m writing is just the beginning of that period of […]

Mountain walks in Italy 

As the winter hasn’t really kicked off just yet, although it’s mid-December, it’s a great opportunity to go and explore the mountains in different ways.    ..such as mountain walks. This particular walk shown in the photographs, is in the Aosta valley of Italy and it can be done in an afternoon. You could ski […]

An Autumn walk by Polesden Lacey

Polesden Lacey is an Edwardian house (expanded from an earlier building) and estate. It is located on the North Downs at Great Bookham, near Dorking, Surrey, England. It is owned and run by the National Trust and is one of the Trust’s most popular properties. This Regency house was extensively remodelled in 1906 by Margaret […]

Around Viverone in Piemonte, a landscape of vineyards, lakes and more.

A view of lake Viverone looking through the vineyards of Piverone. These two towns situated at the foot of the Serra Morenica hill, have the advantage of a fantastic climate due to the all day long exposure towards the sun, and the protection from the Serra hill behind of the chilly northern winds. They therefore […]

The sun sets on the “Sleeping Beauty”

We are in Piemonte Italy, north of Turin at the foot of the Alps. This region is called Canavese which is a beautiful landscape of lakes, hills and mountains that surrounds the town of Ivrea.   This mountain where the sun is setting in the photograph above, it’s called “La Bella Dormiente” (Sleeping Beauty) for […]

Autumnal view of Andrate in Piemonte, Italy

Pursuing the photography trip to Piemonte to show the beautiful landscapes and views from the Serra Morenic woodland hill and it’s surroundings.   The village of Andrate is situated on the Serra Morenica hill and dominates the Canavese region below with it’s beautiful  lakes and castles. On clear sky days it’s visible the Monviso mountain […]