TRAVEL TURKEY: Akyaka, an excursion from Icmeler


Akyaka is a coastal township with its own municipality in the Ula district of Muğla Province in southwestern Turkey. The town is situated at the far end of the Gulf of Gökova, at the start of the fertile Gökova plain, and is a rising center for international tourism. We visited Icemeler for 10 nights in …

Gossamer Wings on Orange


The bee / hoverfly is in the centre of a large orange flower collecting pollen. The wings are almost see through, like silk or gossamer. Close up of a #hoverfly collecting #pollen from an orange #Gazania flower @ThePhotoHour #ThePhotoMode #BBCWildlifePOTD #nature #naturelover #wildlife #wildlifephotography #NaturePhotography #wings #transparent #insect #macrophotography #Canon SX 430 IS.Click the link …

We’re front page news – cover photo on Cyprus Living Magazine


Yep, we're feeling really pleased just now as one of our CyprusPictures flickr account photos has been chosen for the front cover of Cyprus Living Magazine (Paphos based) November issue. 🙂 Not only that, for the very first time the magazine has now been published online, which means our photo will get even more coverage! …

Highlights of Malta – Days 1 and 2


A photo diary of our recent holiday to Malta (3 October to 10 October 2014). Usually we only visit Malta in Winter (late February/early March) but this time we travelled with our close friends, Helen & Dave who have never been to Malta before. We were hoping they would like it as we're aware it's …

Pafos Rock Tombs and Archaeological Park Mosaics, Cyprus


We hadn't been to the Tombs of the Kings or to see the floor mosaics in Paphos during the times our friend, Kathy had been over to visit us in Cyprus so this April as she had a big move planned to start a new life on her return to UK, we decided it was …

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