Kiersten Rowland - Adventures, Travel & Photography

A personal blog about life in the Alpujarras & beyond

Patagonia 2010 has arrived

Patagonia 2010 has arrived
13 Nov 2010

Well the day has nearly arrived for us to leave to one of the windiest wildest places on earth, yes Patagonia. But it is one of the most beautiful places on this planet ive ever seen, it is worth the hardship you endure to be there.

A wildfire at the end of the season

A wildfire at the end of the season
30 Oct 2010

Today we have had our first and only major wildfire this summer. We nearly made it to the end of summer without one.

Sierra Cazorla for my 40th Birthday

Sierra Cazorla for my 40th Birthday
10 Oct 2010

My 40th birthday approached and I did not want to go out to a bar and drink too much and wake up the next day feeling rough, so we decided to go away for a couple of days instead. We ended up in Cazorla

A holiday in Mallorca 2010

A holiday in Mallorca 2010
6 Oct 2010

Had a weeks birding and walking holiday in Mallorca at the beginining of September

A weekend trip to London

A weekend trip to London
26 Sep 2010

At the end of August we decided to go to Wembley to watch the rugby league Challenge Cup because Leeds Rhinos had got through to the final.

Gota Fria arrived again

Gota Fria arrived again
18 Sep 2010

A Gota Fria is a Cold Drop which occurs when warm air saturated with water vapour rises and meets a much colder layer high up in the atmosphere.

Thread-waisted Wasp (Sceliphron spirifex)

Thread-waisted Wasp (Sceliphron spirifex)
8 Aug 2010

Living here in the campo of Lanjaron in Andalucia you get used to seeing some strange insects. I photographed this one the other day. It is a Thread-waisted Wasp.

4 of what I think are my best recent photos

4 of what I think are my best recent photos
27 Jul 2010

Bird photography. Not alot to say about these as they are self explanatory. Hope you like them.

His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama celebrates his 75th Birthday

His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama celebrates his 75th Birthday
17 Jul 2010

Long live the Dalai Lama and lets hope one day the Chinese government hand back Tibet to the Tibetan people.

Solar cooker

Solar cooker
16 Jul 2010

Harness the power of the sun, so we did, we brought a solar cooker! Its called a Sun Oven