Just like the story of the Ugly Duckling, this “tween” cruising the Maas River is no longer a cygnet and not yet a beautiful, white swan. You Might Also Enjoy: One Thing, Three Ways:  Old City Wall in Maastricht London:  Swan

Maastricht developed from a Roman settlement more than 2,000 years ago into a city of history, culture, local folklore and education.  The bridge spanning the Maas River was so important to the Romans that they built a small castle, a castellum, at the site to help protect the Maastrichter bridge from being attacked by the nearby […]

Swans are just so elegant and awesome in every way.  I love how prevalent they are throughout Europe, and I miss how rare they are at home Somewhere-in-the-Middle-of-the-USA.  This beautiful creature was paddling along the River Thames in Windsor as sunset approached. You Might Also Enjoy: Two Beautiful Gals London:  All Saints Marlow London:  Town […]

Windsor is a gorgeous little town of about 26,000 people located 30 miles west of London along the Thames River.  I had about 30 minutes before a business dinner to walk past the Windsor Castle and then down by the river.  I couldn’t pick between these two riverfront shots, so maybe you can help?  Do […]

As I walked over a bridge in Centreville on Toronto Island, I saw this beautiful swan taking a few tentative steps to the rock edge of the canal as this young girl took the same tentative steps toward the water. You Might Also Enjoy: Feeding the Ducks Walking by Brush Creek Toronto City View Gibraltar […]