Author Archives: Trevor Ives

Day #3 – Deia, Valldemossa, a parade and a col

Today was day #3, and it started bright and breezy with my usual breakfast – a cup of coffee from my moka pot (and coffee) that I brought with me. I needn’t have bothered as my wonderful Airbnb host, Mia, … Continue reading

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Category 1 climbs. And more…

This would be Puig Major – a mere 14km climb that my GPS eventually recorded as a total of 1000m. The road (MA10) was eerily quiet and birdsong, sheep bells and the swish-swish of my tyres were my anthems for … Continue reading

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The roads of Mallorca

What to say about Mallorca? Well, first off, unlike Columbus, I’ve come to Spain, not left it, on a voyage of discovery. It’s a two-part affair – the first part a week on the island of Mallorca, cycling its magnificent … Continue reading

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Travels

It’s that time again… Next week I’m traveling to Spain. Well, technically, Mallorca and Barcelona. Mallorca will be for cycling and Barcelona will be for eating. I can’t wait  Aperture: ƒ/1.7 Camera: SM-G950F Focal length: 4.2mm ISO: 200 Shutter speed: 1/50s

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London City Hall – #2

Close-up this time… Enjoy

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City Hall – London style!!

City Hall is the headquarters of the Greater London Authority (GLA), which comprises the Mayor of London and the London Assembly. It is located in Southwark, on the south bank of the River Thames near Tower Bridge. It’s an amazing … Continue reading

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Brewdog – a kind of pilgrimage

Brewdog is a world-famous Scottish brewery. Known for it’s out-the-box thinking when it comes to beer, their brews are always worth attention (read: tasting), so when I found out they had a pub not too far from where we were … Continue reading

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Thames #2 – Fluffy clouds downriver

Such a lovely scene – HMS Belfast in the foreground and Tower Bridge behind  Aperture: ƒ/6.3 Camera: Canon EOS 60D Focal length: 20mm ISO: 100 Shutter speed: 1/640s

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Thames #1 – Moored boat

The River Thames… Quite an amazing spectacle, no matter the time of day.  Aperture: ƒ/5.6 Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III Focal length: 24mm ISO: 800 Shutter speed: 1/50s

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In need of a bite?

Never to let the weary traveller run out of sustenance, the friendly nutrition kiosk is at hand. They sell pretty much anything you could wish to stuff into your face. Or NOT stuff into your face, as the case may … Continue reading

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