Saturday, February 25, 2012

Bike Shares of the World

This is a new set that I created on flickr to highlight my signature photos of bike share docking stations full of bicycles.  The long line of bikes has a picturesque perspective and vanishing point.  I hope to add to this set as I encounter other bike share arrangements.  I'll have to get back to Washington, DC, some time soon to get a picture of the Capital Bikeshare, although I used it every day I was there in June last year, I didn't get a picture.  That was possibly due to the fact that I had trouble finding a bike, a lot of the docking stations were empty, at least near the hotel that I was staying at on K Street.

Bixi to infiniti

bixi (Montréal)


Hubway (Boston)

Melbourne Bike Share

Melbourne Bike Share (Melbourne)

Monday, December 05, 2011

A sample of Peru

Here is a selection from our Peru trip in late August - early September.

Cusco - the ancient capital of the Inca empire, now a city of one million people, high in the Andes.

Iglesia de la Compañia de Jesús by night

Iglesia de la Compañia de Jesús by night

Salkantay Trek - an alternative route to Machu Picchu that goes over a 4600 m pass by Salktantay, one of the sacred apus.

Side of the moraine

Nearing the Salkantay pass, over 4000 m, surrounded by high peaks

Machu Picchu - the lost city of the Inca.

It's a long way down!

The view of Machu Picchu from 800 m up on Cerro Machu Picchu.

The southern Peruvian Amazon, near to the borders of Brazil and Bolivia.

Racing along the Tambopata

A pre-dawn ride along the Rio Tambopata.

Red and Green Macaw

A Red and Green Macaw, one of the friendly inhabitants of the rainforest.

Conclusion of the trip, in the Miraflores region of the Peruvian capital, Lima.


Sunday, June 13, 2010


A somewhat delayed post... some of the photos were taken on our second day in the state, almost two months ago.

Manhattan skyline

The Manhattan skyline, tantalisingly close across Long Island Sound.

Long Island Sound

Long Island Sound itself is quite lovely on a sunny day.


Detail of an iron fence on the Yale campus, New Haven.