Old Fashion Transport: Travel Photo Contest Friday 22

Update: The winner is Dave…again…come on people don’t let him beat you next week! Thanks again to Simon and her wonderful picture. Here’s what she had to say “I shot the photo in Brazil, in one of the many small fishermen villages in Cearà state (don’t ask me the village name, I’ve seen too many…). What makes the place special? The never ending untamed beach, the wild sea and the local fishermen transporting their goods on the small buggy pulled by a tired horse. The feeling of being in a place where time has a different measure, life is hard and nature is wild. But also a place full of charm, and so touching.” The image is just as calming as Simon’s words. Dave, got to pick his link this week and boy did he! In dedication to his new daughter Miriam, born 10/10/10, he’s sharing “one of my favorite Read full article…

The Most Exotic Locale of All: Travel Photo Contest Friday 15

Update: The winner is Claire! You can connect with Claire and read all about her travels on her blog First-Time Travels.  This picture is from the town docks in Jamestown, Rhode Island (yup, we are smaller than Hawaii!). What makes it so special (besides the incredible beauty of the area) is that this is my hometown. My parent’s house is just a 7 minute walk down the street. Jamestown is the town located on Conanicut Island in Narragansett bay. You may have heard of Newport, RI (our slightly bigger neighbor) which is famous for its colonial town feel, nice beaches and enormous mansions (think The Great Gatsby). Jamestown is a quieter version with a lot of charm and a bit more laid back. There are parks, farms, nice restaurants and as you can see, amazing views of the ocean. You may wonder why I would leave such a beautiful place. I’m Read full article…

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