Tresco – Isles of Scilly

Tresco is probably my favourite island amongst the Isles of Scilly. Especially on a beautiful day like this one. A combination of country and maritime landscapes. Above the country. And the seashore with Cromwell's castle.

Landing Beaches (Sword Beach)

So beautiful and so peaceful now; imagine that beach on June 6th, 1944, some 70 years ago, with “an invasion fleet from eight different navies, comprising 6,939 vessels: 1,213 warships, 4,126 landing craft of various types, 736 ancillary craft, and 864 merchant vessels. There were 195,700 naval personnel involved”. Their sacrifice shall be remembered. Sword... Continue Reading →

Utter Greyness (B&W)

The weather was bleak on that day. And I took pleasure in doing just what one should never do: i.e. split a landscape in 2. And it worked. I’m not unhappy with that shot. Normandy. Sword Beach (Riva Bella). Easter 2014.

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