a photo journal

Lago di Maggiore

23 July 2022

Italy's second-largest lake, Maggiore is one of Europe's more graceful corners. Arrayed around the lakeshore are a series of pretty towns like Stresa, Verbania, Cannobio and, on the Swiss side of the border, Locarno, and these serve as gateways to gorgeous Maggiore islands.

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20 July 2022

At the heart of the Haute-Savoie, in the Valley of Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, mountains loom large almost everywhere you look.

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Les Gets

19 July 2022

Part of the Franco-Swiss Portes du Soleil region, Les Gets is one such traditional village in Haute-Savoie.

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Lindau & Lake Constance

16 July 2022

In summer the harbourside promenade of Lindau has a happy-go-lucky air, with its palms, bobbing boats and folk sunning themselves in pavement cafes.

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Creu de Sant Salvador

14 February 2022

The Sanctuary of la Mare de Déu de Sant Salvador is a monastery dating back to the mid-14th century.

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Puig des Tossals Verds

13 February 2022

Puig des Tossals Verds (1118 m) is a peak in the central Tramuntana Mountains on the Balearic Island of Mallorca.

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Cap de Formentor

12 February 2022

At the end of the road on the cape rises this 19th-century lighthouse, with fine views to Cap Ferrutx to the south

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Palma de Mallorca

11 February 2022

Rising in honey-coloured stone from the broad waters of the Badia de Palma, this enduring city dates back to the 13th-century Christian reconquest of the island, and to the Moors, Romans and Talayotic people before that.

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Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

02 December 2021

Las Palmas has a mainland-Spain feel, spiced up with an eclectic mix of other cultures, including African, Chinese and Indian, plus the presence of container-ship crews, and the flotsam and jetsam that tend to drift around port cities.

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01 December 2021

The place where the wind and the sand create unique sculptures in the landscape and every Maspalomas sunset is spectacular.

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