Picture behind the story #10 Surreal in Marbella


A personal PhotoChallenge matching a story to a photo every day for 30 days with short tales of travel, mountaineering, Nepal, art, and a few personal ones too! 10. Surreal in Marbella!It was another scorching hot day in Estepona, Spain, definitely NOT a day for the beach. Browsing some local tourism leaflets we found one … Continue reading Picture behind the story #10 Surreal in Marbella

In praise of: Malaga museums


Malaga is one of those cities with an absolute plethora of museums and art galleries, not on the scale of The Prado, Louvre or Capitoline for example, but other than “scale” any comparisons are unfair and meaningless. They add interest and variety to taking a holiday in the city, a break from wine, tapas, and … Continue reading In praise of: Malaga museums

Mindfulness in Andalucia: How visual art inspires and enriches our travels


Among all the places we go to but don’t look at properly or which leave us indifferent, a few occasionally stand out with an impact that overwhelms us and forces us to take heed. They possess a quality that might clumsily be called beauty. This may not involve prettiness or any of the obvious features … Continue reading Mindfulness in Andalucia: How visual art inspires and enriches our travels

The best Museum in New York?


The Museum of Modern Art introduces itself as "the place that fuels creativity, ignites minds, and provides inspiration. With extraordinary exhibitions and the worlds finest collection of modern and contemporary art, MoMA is dedicated to the conversation between the past and the present, the established and the experimental." They are one of the top museums … Continue reading The best Museum in New York?