360º Pano of Carlton Point in Tasmania, Australia

One of the advantages of having a GPS is that I never really feel lost. Instead, I feel better equipped to explore. Especially when following coastal areas, where I can see the edge of the land mass on the GPS, I feel compelled to ask, “I wonder where this road leads?” And when that unsealed road dead ended in a… Continue reading

Australia: Days 13 and 14 — Travel from Sydney to LA

Well, I must confess that I am writing and publishing this post the night before I leave Australia. So, no, mother, I’m not home yet. I haven’t even left Australia. Of all the vacations I’ve ever taken, this one has been the most exhausting and the most rewarding. I am near death! I’m very strange in many ways. One way:… Continue reading

Much to My Horror

Image via Wikipedia The Sistoid Unit, my sister, called me today.  (That isn’t what horrified me.)  She asked about some footwear you wear over your shoes so you can walk easily on snow and ice.  I had mentioned them to her when I traveled in the Canadian Rockies back in April of 2009.  In Banff I had to purchase them… Continue reading

Budapest & Prague: Day Seven (Roaming about Prague)

On the seventh day God rested, but Tim took to the streets of Prague shooting pictures at every turn. Here are just a few. Click on any picture below to see a larger version of it and read information about it. You can also hover your mouse over a picture to read information about the picture. Related articles Budapest &… Continue reading

Budapest & Prague: Day Six (Czech Castles)

Today involved a lot of driving as we set out to see two castles with Margarita. We ended up going to three of them as the first one was (as is typical at this time of year) closed for the season—time for cleaning and maintenance. Rain was in the forecast, but, as you can see, instead, the entire day was… Continue reading

Budapest & Prague: Day Four (Travel Day to Prague)

Today began with a quick walk back to the Opera House district to take a picture of the Liszt statue.  Then, off to the airport to head to Prague.  This post (finally) contains some of the pictures I shot around Budapest. Related articles Budapest & Prague: Day Eight (Karlovy Vary) (timtyson.us) Budapest & Prague: Day Seven (Roaming about Prague) (timtyson.us)… Continue reading