Devon Day 4; Blackchurch Rock

Black church Rock

One of the main things I was looking forward to seeing whilst in Devon was Blackchurch Rock. I was looking forward to getting their at sunrise/sunset (depending on where the sun was) and getting some epic shots.

Black church Rock

Unfortunately the tides weren’t really on our side the week we were there, so I did the best I could which was get there a couple of hours before sunset and hope the tide wasn’t too far in.

Bluebells

The walk down was lovely, through a bluebell forest which little fairy bridges crossing over the stream. By this point we had been discussing if we were blubelled out. It turns out I wasn’t.

Mouthmill Beach

Even though the tide was coming it (Sunset was at 830, high tide at 10) I did manage to get some good shots, even if they weren’t the shots I was hoping for.

Black church Rock
Mouthmill Beach
Mouthmill Beach
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Devon Day 3; Wet and Windy!

Day 3 is where the weather rook a bit of a turn and instead of glorious summertime like sunshine, we went to full blown April weather; rain, wind and cold!

Welcombe beach

Despite all of this, the weather in the morning was supposed to be better than the weather in the afternoon, so I insisted we go to Welcombe Beach. Unfortunately the morning was also high tide, so we were a bit limited with what we could do whilst we were there.

Welcombe beach
Welcombe beach
Welcombe beach
Welcombe beach

Devon Day 2; Hartland Quays

Somewhat out of order in terms of blog posting! But! Better late than never…? On day 2 in Devon we went to Hartland Quays, and then to Speke’s Mill Waterfall.

Hartland Quay

Very nice it was there too. The walk from the Quays was pleasant, and then the beach was cool as well, some caves and the bottom of the waterfall and some interesting rock formations.

Speke's Mill Waterfall

Hartland Quay
Speke's Mill Waterfall
Hartland Quay
Speke's Mill Waterfall

Hornsea

Whenever possible, it is good to visit somewhere different.

Hornsea  So I got myself on a school trip to Hornsea for the day. Hornsea

Hornsea  It was a Geography trip, and the weather on Geography trips is usually rainy and windy, but it was really nice. Cold, but nice.  Hornsea

Last day, Croatia

On the last day, we chilled.

Sunset, Croatia The sunset was particularly good on this day!  Sunset, Croatia

Sunset, Croatia After the sun had dipped below the horizon, the sky became really bright again. It was really weird. Sunset, Croatia

After a while it gradually got darker again, but it was almost like the suns set twice.

Sunset, Croatia

 

Mountains at Sunset

On the second to last day we spent the evening driving around the mountain roads near our hotel. We got a good view of the sunset from a different vantage point, and saw a ruined house-thingy in a wall.

Sunset up the Mountains, Croatia Sunset up the Mountains, Croatia

Sunset up the Mountains, Croatia Here you can see the smoke of the fires from further up in the mountain. It hadn’t rained in Croatia for a long time, so large parts had either been on fire, or were on fire. Sunset up the Mountains, Croatia

I’m currently regretting not posting these as I was there, because I fell like things have been lost in the two months since we came back….

Sunset up the Mountains, Croatia  Sunset up the Mountains, Croatia

Sunset up the Mountains, Croatia Sunset up the Mountains, Croatia

Croatia (day 4)

Another lazy day on day 4, more swimming in the sea, more cocktails… However I got up for sunrise (again) but this time went into the mountain first, then came back down to the beach.

 

Croatian Sunrise Croatian Sunrise

Croatian Sunrise Croatian Sunrise

Croatian Sunrise Croatian Sunrise

Croatia (Day 3)

The third day in Croatia I’m not sure that we did a lot. Drank some cocktails, swan in the sea….

The sunsets were spot on though, fantastic view from the hotel and thus the beach.

Croatian Sunset Croatian Sunset

Croatian Sunset Croatian Sunset

Croatian Sunset Croatian Sunset

Croatian Sunset

 

Croatia

I’m really behind on posting it would seem!

I stopped in Croatia for more than one day. Croatia was really hot for the entire week we were there. On the second day I got up at sunrise and went for an explore down by the beach. It turned out that the best photos of the landscape were near the nudist beach….

Croatian Sunrise

Because our hotel was in front of a large mountain, the sunrise wasn’t quite as epic as it could have been, but the early morning hazy colours were still beautiful.

Croatian Sunrise

Croatian Sunrise Croatian Sunrise

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