I put my camera down just long enough to meet Junior, my koala friend in Berowra. Photo by Ashley Sowter www.sowter.com.au/
At the Tortugranja, a sea turtle rescue park in Isla Mujeres.
Playa Norte, one of the loveliest beaches in the world.
Bronte beach, along the Eastern Beaches coastal trail in Sydney.
Alone in the sea turtle sanctuary, this man handed me a sea turtle hatchling to hold for a bit before he put it back in the sand.
Gordon's Bay, along the Eastern Beaches coastal trail
El Convento, a 16th century monastery and working Franciscan convent.
Outside the convent.
Bicycle leaning against the wall outside El Convento.
Bicycle leaning against the curb, with the distinctive yellow walls of Izamal in the background.
Iguana perched on the ruins of a Mayan pyramid in Izamal, Mexico.
Distinctive bright colors of Yucatan.
Mailbox on the wall of a home in Merida
Door with mail slot in Alfama neighborhood
Abandoned fire truck near Burnet, Texas
Abandoned Jeep outside a winery near Wimberley
Abandoned Airstream trailer. I call this image "Privacy."
Indian Lodge, built by the CCC in the 1930s, in deep west Texas.
Barber taking a break in the oldest barber shop in Lisbon.
A view from atop one of the 7 hills of Lisboa.
Laundry on the line in Alfama, the oldest neighborhood in Lisbon
Homage to Fado, the folk music of Alfama.
Suitcases in an outdoor market in Lisbon.
This monastery sits atop one of the tallest hills in Lisbon, and helped me find my way back to the apartment where I stayed (nestled in the alleys and crooked streets of Alfama).
A man ducks the sudden downpour during rainy season
Took a break from snorkeling to let this storm pass
Lonely walk one quiet, foggy morning along the shore. The woman pictured was holding (what else??) a Starbucks cup.
Sometimes it's nice to play tourist in your hometown. Snapped this on a walk with my dog around Town Lake one evening.
Stopped along the road to capture a lovely sunset before heading back to the city.