Puglia After last-minute car trouble postponed our plans for a central European road trip, Bari (at Italy’s heel) turned out to be the most affordable destination south of Ljubljana, so off we were. We rented a car at the airport and headed straight past Bari to the hills and the famed trulli region of central
Huntington Beach Visiting Ruta (the sister of Toms’ mother) in Huntington Beach. More scenes of Ruta’s neighborhood in Huntington Beach and the Huntington Beach pier. Notice the surfers, like dead flies bobbing in the water, waiting for the next big wave. And the Mormon fundamentalists(??) enjoying the beautiful weather along with everyone else. Joshua Tree
Toms’ collection of warning signs across the UK. Most pictures are taken along the Leeds-Liverpool canal in Leeds. Others are photographed on the Pennine Way, the Offa’s Dyke in Wales, and the West Highland Way.
These are images from the Latvian seashore Toms has taken over the last two decades.
Toms hiking the Offa’s Dyke in April 2016.
Toms hiking the West Highland Way in April, 2013.
Several days in New York City, April 2012. Some tips and comments: Finding baggage storage in New York City is a bit tricky if you’re not staying at a hotel. One option is Schwartz Travel and Storage – they have one location about five blocks from Grand Central Station and two other locations. The place
Toms hiking the Cleveland Way in January, 2012.
A short trip back to Toms’ childhood and youth in Oldenburg, Germany. The pictures more or less tell it all. But there are no pictures of Leer, which we also passed through. Lucky we did, too, because we were pleasantly surprised at what a nice town it seemed to be. Next time we’ll take a
While Amanda travelled Siberia, Toms spent three weeks walking the Pennine Way – a dream for those who love solitary hiking, enjoy bleak hills and wide moorlands, and don’t mind the English weather. The Pennine Way starts in a small village called Edale in Derbyshire County and ends 429 km later in Kirk Yetholm in