A Year in Travel Pictures, 2014 – March

Welcome to the second installment of this series of posts that I’ve dubbed A Year in Travel Pictures, where I will be remembering some of the journeys I took during the year that is about to end. In today’s post, I will share with you some photos that I took in the month of March. March 3, The Carnival of Venice. …

A Year in Travel Pictures, 2014 – February

2014 has been a great year for me, travel-wise. Even though I didn’t travel to exotic destinations, I’ve visited eight foreign countries and had the opportunity to take a huge number of photos in some really beautiful places. With this post, I am starting a series where I will be reminiscing about all those travels and showing you some of …

Mandraki, Nisyros, Greece

Nisyros, A Little Known Gem Of The Aegean

The Aegean Sea contains hundreds of islands within its confines, many of them popular tourist destinations, like Mykonos, Santorini, Naxos, Kos, and Rhodes. Popularity has its benefits and those islands are certainly beautiful, but it also has its drawbacks, like huge crowds, commercialization and homogenization. Having recently seen a McDonald’s and an Irish pub in the streets of Kos made …

Chefchaouen, Morocco

Morocco’s Blue Pearl – Discovering the beauty of Chefchaouen

Gently laid down on the slopes of the Rif mountains in northern Morocco, beneath the peaks that gave it its name (derived from the Berber word for “goat’s horns”), Chefchaouen is a delight of narrow paved streets between houses whitewashed and painted in tones of powder blue, intriguing crafts shops, small restaurants, boutique hotels and hostels catering to the backpacking …

Along The Coast Of New England

“Along The Coast Of New England – A Photographic Journey From Boston To Pemaquid Point” is the title of my latest book of photographs, all of them collected during my recent trip to New England.   Along The Coast Of New England by Ugo Cei | Make Your Own Book   You can snatch a printed copy from Blurb at …

Postcards from Cinque Terre

Yesterday, while I was returning home from a business trip to Pisa, I decided to take a detour with the intention of taking some sunset/dusk pictures in Vernazza, one of the Cinque Terre. After a long drive along very narrow, steep mountain roads, I parked my car a short distance from the town, which is a car-free, walked down to …