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Kev Holmes's Snapshots

  1. Hospital ship?

    Snapshot Title: Hospital ship?
    Taken by: Kev Holmes

    Image: San Francisco from Twin Peaks, 14th January 2013
    Image Owner: Kev Holmes



    Description:

    Saw this sail through the Golden Gate earlier



  2. Bay Bridge

    Snapshot Title: Bay Bridge
    Taken by: Kev Holmes

    Image: San Francisco from Twin Peaks, 14th January 2013
    Image Owner: Kev Holmes



    Description:

    To Oakland



  3. Alcatraz

    Snapshot Title: Alcatraz
    Taken by: Kev Holmes

    Image: San Francisco from Twin Peaks, 14th January 2013
    Image Owner: Kev Holmes



    Description:

    ex-prison



  4. Golden Gate Bridge

    Snapshot Title: Golden Gate Bridge
    Taken by: Kev Holmes

    Image: San Francisco from Twin Peaks, 14th January 2013
    Image Owner: Kev Holmes



    Description:

    Iconic



  5. There go the family!

    Snapshot Title: There go the family!
    Taken by: Kev Holmes

    Image: The Forum at Pompeii
    Image Owner: Kev Holmes



    Description:

    Sometimes you have to fall behind to get the shots!



  6. Mount Vesuvius

    Snapshot Title: Mount Vesuvius
    Taken by: Kev Holmes

    Image: The Forum at Pompeii
    Image Owner: Kev Holmes



    Description:

    The villain of the piece!



  7. Lone traveller?

    Snapshot Title: Lone traveller?
    Taken by: Kev Holmes

    Image: Colosseum, Rome, Italy
    Image Owner: Kev Holmes



    Description:

    "I was there!"



  8. North side

    Snapshot Title: North side
    Taken by: Kev Holmes

    Image: Colosseum, Rome, Italy
    Image Owner: Kev Holmes



    Description:

    North Side



  9. A murder of crows

    Snapshot Title: A murder of crows
    Taken by: Kev Holmes

    Image: Stonehenge again (09:50AM)
    Image Owner: Kev Holmes



    Description:

    With people prohbited from entering the stones at this time, the birds aren't going to be disturbed.



  10. Crow

    Snapshot Title: Crow
    Taken by: Kev Holmes

    Image: Stonehenge once more (09:48AM)
    Image Owner: Kev Holmes



    Description:

    I think they like the vantage point...



  11. Cell phone conference?

    Snapshot Title: Cell phone conference?
    Taken by: Kev Holmes

    Image: Stonehenge once more (09:48AM)
    Image Owner: Kev Holmes



    Description:

    No - they're listening to the audio tour. (If you have headphones for your iPod, just plug them in instead rather than have to stand there with a box to your ear



  12. Tourist outside the wire...

    Snapshot Title: Tourist outside the wire...
    Taken by: Kev Holmes

    Image: Stonehenge once more (09:48AM)
    Image Owner: Kev Holmes



    Description:

    You've come to see the stones, why not go inside and learn something about them?



  13. "Must remember waterproof shoes next time..."

    Snapshot Title: "Must remember waterproof shoes next time..."
    Taken by: Kev Holmes

    Image: Stonehenge (08:19AM)
    Image Owner: Kev Holmes



    Description:

    My daughter regretting grabbing her Converses instead of her walking boots... (They sell Stonehenge socks at the shop so her feet weren't wet all day...)



  14. Security

    Snapshot Title: Security
    Taken by: Kev Holmes

    Image: Stonehenge (08:19AM)
    Image Owner: Kev Holmes



    Description:

    A 24x7 watch is provided for the henge...



  15. Some of our fellow guests

    Snapshot Title: Some of our fellow guests
    Taken by: Kev Holmes

    Image: Stonehenge (08:19AM)
    Image Owner: Kev Holmes



    Description:

    Numbers are limited to 25 per hour session on such visits



  16. Tourist, inside the fence...

    Snapshot Title: Tourist, inside the fence...
    Taken by: Kev Holmes

    Image: Stonehenge again (09:46AM)
    Image Owner: Kev Holmes



    Description:

    And this is as it should be! The fence beyond is all too frequently lined on the outside by people just wanting to take a photo - this causes problems with parking, damage to the kerbside and general ...



  17. The road to London

    Snapshot Title: The road to London
    Taken by: Kev Holmes

    Image: Stonehenge - once the fog cleared! (09:39AM)
    Image Owner: Kev Holmes



    Description:

    This is the A303 heading up and over the hill. The sooner this is re-routed through a tunnel bypass tyhe better!



  18. Roadsign: Danger! Tourists stopped in the middle of the road ahead!

    Snapshot Title: Roadsign: Danger! Tourists stopped in the middle of the road ahead!
    Taken by: Kev Holmes

    Image: Stonehenge - once the fog cleared! (09:39AM)
    Image Owner: Kev Holmes



    Description:

    The roads around Stonehenge are notorious for peoplle suddenly stopping to take photos...



  19. Not graffiti!

    Snapshot Title: Not graffiti!
    Taken by: Kev Holmes

    Image: Stonehenge - early morning - east side (08:06)
    Image Owner: Kev Holmes



    Description:

    It's lichen (one of 90 or so varieties found on the stones)



  20. Ada rock-hugging?

    Snapshot Title: Ada rock-hugging?
    Taken by: Kev Holmes

    Image: Stonehenge - early morning - east side (08:06)
    Image Owner: Kev Holmes



    Description:

    My daughter trying to hide in the stones



  21. Any sunspots?

    Snapshot Title: Any sunspots?
    Taken by: Kev Holmes

    Image: Stonehenge slightly later on a misty morning (08:00AM)
    Image Owner: Kev Holmes



    Description:

    This is the one type of condition where you might be able to see sunspots with the naked eye... None to be seen here though...



  22. Andrew inside the circle

    Snapshot Title: Andrew inside the circle
    Taken by: Kev Holmes

    Image: Stonehenge through a misty sunrise (07:58 AM)
    Image Owner: Kev Holmes



    Description:

    My eldest son well into the 300 pix he took that morning...



  23. Half Dome

    Snapshot Title: Half Dome
    Taken by: Kev Holmes

    Image: Ormsted Point, Yosemite NP, USA - Sept 2006
    Image Owner: Kev Holmes



    Description:

    Top of Half Dome, Yosemite NP, California, USA



  24. Just a trickle...

    Snapshot Title: Just a trickle...
    Taken by: Kev Holmes

    Image: Vernal Falls, Yosemite NP - September 2006
    Image Owner: Kev Holmes



    Description:

    ... just wait 'til spring!



  25. Zig-zag path

    Snapshot Title: Zig-zag path
    Taken by: Kev Holmes

    Image: Bryce Canyon
    Image Owner: Kev Holmes



    Description:

    Too steep to climb otherwise!