I’m starting to find my way around WordPress now and am quite conscious that people don’t want to see review post after review post. I’m also starting to get involved in the community element and discovered there is a weekly photo challenge that goes on, as seen in the link here.

So here is my take on this challenge – a collection of my favourite bridge photos.

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The hills are alive with the sound of … cow bells.

I am often asked how I choose my holiday destinations. More often than not they are well known places that I have read about or places friends have already visited. But recently, a new trend seems to have formed thanks to the power of social media (Instagram in particular, although the Earth Pics twitter account also has a lot to answer for). This trend involves me simply seeing an amazing photo of an amazing place and thinking ‘Where IS that?’ and ‘Can I feasibly go there?’. I have form with this, see here. For this reason alone, a trip to Lake Gosau and the village of Hallstatt – a UNESCO World Heritage site was planned.

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Okay, so we already covered the south of Manhattan in Part One. Let’s take a look at the rest.

One of the differences on this particular trip from previous ones is that most of our travelling within Manhattan was done by foot (apart from the occasional taxi ride). The good thing (for the most part) is that it’s flat. So long as you have a sensible pair of shoes then walking isn’t really too taxing. Well, not until you get past the 10 mile mark on a particular day anyway!

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