18th C mansion in a Goan village. See this account for historical details.
Monthly Archives: November 2013
Aurora Borealis. I have become blasé about photographing the Northern Lights. It takes now a compelling foreground and an equally compelling intensity in the heavens to get me excited. A few days ago in Mývatn (north Iceland), we had finished dinner when we espied a faint flicker in the skies. Soon there were intense plumes […]
Batman mountain. At 454 m high, Vesturhorn (also spelled Vestrahorn) is a gabbro with steep cliffs (see Living Earth – Outline of the Geology of Iceland by Ari Trausti Guðmundsson, published by Forlagið, Reykjavík, 2013). It is often called “Batman Mountain” (see second image below). The sunset at Stokksnes last week was memorable. This headland […]