Kiersten Rowland Posts

25th October 2017 / / Trip reports

Laura and I decided to go for a walk yesterday. She had recently been in this area and I said I would like to see the freshly harvested cork oak trees as I had never seen them. We met up in Orgiva, drove into the Contraviesa and parked at the…

15th July 2016 / / Trip reports
31st July 2015 / / News

Actually I’ve been married a month now. Richard and I ran off to Gibraltar and got married on 30th June. Paperwork had to be handed in to the registry office between 8.30am and 10am at least a day before the wedding, so we decided we would drive down on the…

9th April 2015 / / Nature

Have you ever wondered what night time visitors you get in your garden? Well I did, I know we have them, they leave evidence behind, some more so than others! So I set up a camera trap that I’m lucky to have and hope never to have stolen. The original…

4th April 2015 / / News

A poppy seems, to me, a good example of how fragile life is. I photographed these beautiful poppies in the morning, a few hours later they were gone, gone for good. On Wednesday we were out in the eastern Sierra Nevada, as I slogged my way up a very wet…

23rd March 2015 / / Nature

As you know living here in the Alpujarras, the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains, we are often treated to spectacular sunsets over Lanjaron (the gateway to the Alpujarras). March 8th was one of those evenings that didn’t disappoint. I took so many photos I thought I would share some…

14th March 2015 / / Nature

We had a recent trip to Penon de la Mata in the Sierra de Huetor north of Granada. From here you get spectacular views of the Sierra Nevada. So while a group of friends went off scrambling, I went off with another friend to see how much Spring had sprung…

23rd February 2015 / / Macro

My website has had an overhaul, I hope you like it and if there are any problems do let me know. I will no doubt be adding more stuff to it over time, especially to the galleries. Today’s post is of some more macro photos but this time of flowers.…

14th February 2015 / / Macro

Someone on Facebook said “I think you should be selling your photos, not giving them to FB”. While I am not sure about selling them, it got me to thinking, yes why am I giving my photos to Facebook when I have a perfectly good blog here that I have…

28th October 2014 / / Trip reports

Autumn is arriving here in Spain and another expedition is fast approaching so I thought it’s about time I finished this Kamchatka blog before the Patagonia expedition arrives. 24th April :- Richard’s birthday today and we have to go back to Petropavlovsk to the Centre of Migration for him to…