My Travels

Idyll - Tulum Beach, Quintana Roo, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico, Copyright 2008 all rights reservedI love exploring new and exotic places.  I don't do it very often, as I like to do a full immersion, so spend a decent amount of time in a place and often do a lot of research before visiting.  I love absorbing the culture and mythology, placing it within the geography and history.  Places are living breathing entities that need to be fully experienced.  Here you can catch up on some of my favourite travels, both past, present and the future yet to come.

An Afternoon at Heale Gardens

Heale Gardens Iron Gate - Copyright R.Weal 2011

Here’s the first in my Wealie Nice Places To Visit series of articles.  The aim of these articles is to give you a feel for the places I visit in words and images, a bit of the history and the … Continue reading

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A Walk Round Wilton House Gardens

Wilton House Corner View - Copyright R.Weal 2011

A few weekends back I finally got around to visiting Wilton House after living just down the road from it for over 6 years!  Unfortunately the house wasn’t yet open to the public, but there was more than enough to … Continue reading

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Places of Pilgrimage – Glastonbury

Glastonbury Abbey Sketch - Copyright R.Weal 1998

Following on from the first installment - Salisbury Plain and the second installment - Isle of Purbeck this is the third and final installment of the 3 part article Places of Pilgrimage. I was inspired by an article I read by Chris on his blog Wisdom and … Continue reading

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Places of Pilgrimage – Isle of Purbeck

Corfe Castle Sketch - Copyright R.Weal 1998

Following on from the first installment - Salisbury Plain of this three part article Places of Pilgrimage, which is inspired by an article I recently read by Chris on his blog Wisdom and Life called Your Magical Place, which he wrote after seeing my seed … Continue reading

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Places of Pilgrimage – The Salisbury Plain

Avebury Stone Avenue - Copyright R.Weal 2010

I recently read an article by Chris on his blog Wisdom and Life called Your Magical Place, which he wrote after seeing my seed on *Seededbuzz (a blog promotion service) about my article Places that speak to the heart and … Continue reading

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When does photography interrupt your experience of life?

Reflected Glory - Shearwater Lake, Copyright R.Weal 2010

I recently read a very interesting article by No Beaten Path called Can you travel without a camera.  It made some interesting points, not least of which was about people taking photos to prove that they’ve been somewhere rather than … Continue reading

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