Blog Posts - Atoz 2014 (my Photos Of Amazing Places)



My Photos of AmaZing Places – Reflections of #AtoZchallenge

Laugh QuotesThanks for traveling to AmaZing places with me. I had loads of fun sharing my photos. Hope you enjoyed it too. Here are links to all the posts should you want more. My reflections on the challenge are just below this travel photo summary:...
by Laugh Quotes on May 2, 2014

Zig Zag Bridges in China ~ #AtoZ AmaZing Photos

Laugh QuotesZig zag bridges are common in China, not because they are beautiful (although I think they are), but rather to keep away evil spirits who can only travel in a straight line.  They often lead to serene islands, symbolically taking followe...
by Laugh Quotes on Apr 29, 2014

Yelapa, A Hidden Paradise in Mexico ~ #AtoZ AmaZing Photos

Laugh QuotesYelapa is a hidden paradise easily accessible by boat from Puerto Vallarta. Located in the state of Jalisco in Mexico this small fishing village has also been a peaceful retreat for the rich and famous including Bob Dylan, Jack Nicholson,...
by Laugh Quotes on Apr 28, 2014

eXpert Craftsman in Morocoo ~ #AtoZ AmaZing Photos

Laugh QuotesIt seemed that everywhere we went in Morocco we met talented craftsman, many creating things by hand which are so frequently mass produced in the Western world that we often forget the expert craftsmanship required to create these things.
by Laugh Quotes on Apr 27, 2014

Windmills of Mykonos, Greece ~ #AtoZ AmaZing Photos

Laugh QuotesWhen I think of windmills, I used to think about the Netherlands. However, it is windmills of Mykonos that captured my heart. I have only been to a few of the Greek Islands, but Mykonos is my favorite: The stark white against the blue sky...
by Laugh Quotes on Apr 25, 2014

Queens, Kings, Other Royalty and their Palaces ~ #AtoZ AmaZing Photos

Laugh Quotes by Rhonda AlbomQ is for Queen, but really today’s photos are about their homes, or more often the gates that surround the Palace.  We saw so many amazing palaces as we traveled around the world.  Here are a few of our favorites:...
by Laugh Quotes on Apr 18, 2014

Platypus, Panda and a Pink Elephant ~ #AtoZ AmaZing Photos

Laugh Quotes by Rhonda AlbomPatience is the secret to seeing a platypus in the wild, mixed in with a bit of luck.  Plus some guidance from a local. Two hours later and we got our reward:   Panda were much easier for us to spot as they are not w...
by Laugh Quotes on Apr 17, 2014

Opera Houses Built to Stand Out ~ #AtoZ AmaZing Photos

Laugh Quotes by Rhonda AlbomWe went to Australia to celebrate my 50th birthday, as a visit to the Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge were on my bucket list.  Then, a year later I saw the magnificent Opera House in Muscat, Oman.  Sydney’s O...
by Laugh Quotes on Apr 16, 2014

Night Shots of Cities on Five Continents ~ #AtoZ AmaZing Photos

Laugh Quotes by Rhonda AlbomNight lights bring out beautiful colors in a city.  As we traveled around the world I was often glad I carried a small tripod.  In the past two years I have been lucky enough to visit five continents.  Here are some of...
by Laugh Quotes on Apr 15, 2014

Memorial at Ground Zero ~ #AtoZ AmaZing Photos

Laugh Quotes by Rhonda AlbomOur family visit to New York City was a mix of emotions.  For hubby, it was returning the city where he grew up, for me it was a first visit as a tourist having been only once before as a student mostly confined to a conf...
by Laugh Quotes on Apr 14, 2014

Larger Than Life Statues in Malaysia, Singapore, China, Italy and Spain ~ #AtoZ AmaZing Photos

Laugh Quotes by Rhonda AlbomOnce again I am spoiled for choice.  Larger than life sculptures are everywhere.  Here are a few of my favorites, including a funny one at the end: We saw most of these statues in 2012 as we traveled around the world. Yo...
by Laugh Quotes on Apr 13, 2014

Juneau and Other Alaska Highlights ~ #AtoZ AmaZing Photos

Laugh Quotes by Rhonda AlbomTwo weeks is not enough time to spend in Alaska in the summer time, but that was all we had.  We traveled by train, car and boat. Juneau is the capital city of Alaska, and accessible from the air or sea. Here are some of...
by Laugh Quotes on Apr 10, 2014

Island Paradise – Relaxing in the Tropics in Fiji ~ #AtoZ AmaZing Photos

Laugh Quotes by Rhonda AlbomWe do stop and rest, and my favorite spot is any island paradise in the tropics.  Fiji is always a popular destination from New Zealand, as it is relatively close, affordable and when we leave the mainland we can always f...
by Laugh Quotes on Apr 9, 2014

Hoover Dam, An Engineering Wonder ~ #AtoZ AmaZing Photos

Laugh Quotes by Rhonda AlbomHoover Dam is a huge concrete arch-gravity dam on the Colorado River at the border between Arizona and Nevada in the USA. It gave 1000′s of people work during the great depression. Construction starting in 1931.  Ho...
by Laugh Quotes on Apr 8, 2014

Great Wall of China – A Walking Adventure ~ #AtoZ AmaZing Photos

Laugh Quotes by Rhonda AlbomWe walked on the Great Wall of China! We chose the Mutianyu section as it’s a bit steeper and much less crowded than the more popular Badaling section. We walked on the Great Wall of China while visiting Beijing in...
by Laugh Quotes on Apr 7, 2014


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