Category Archives: Transport

Train to Nowhere (out on the Prairies)

There was lying snow in the ditches but on Jan 25, 2015 it was bright and uncannily warm. A wind was blowing like a stream train, hard off the Rockies. We were travelling to a hockey tournament in Picture Butte, Lethbridge County in … Continue reading

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Tranquilo Domingo: las calles de Lima, Perú transformada por Ciclodía

Calle de la ciudad transformada La avenida Arequipa es, como la mayoría de las calles de Lima, un lugar generalmente agitado, congestionado por el tráfico. Pero domingos por la mañana cambia. Los coches desaparezcan, los autobuses ya no surcan la … Continue reading

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Quiet Sunday: city street in Lima, Peru transformed with Ciclodía

City street transformed Avenida Arequipa is, like most of Lima’s streets, a usually hectic, congested place for traffic. But on Sunday mornings it changes. The cars disappear, the buses no longer ply the route for passengers. A street transformed for people to come out … Continue reading

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Las Calles de Lima: street photography #UrbanFieldTrip

  Angamos and Arequipa is a busy intersection. Here, many combi’s (small buses) converge and compete to attract passengers seeking a ride to work, home or some other place in Lima, Peru. This is a sample of images taken with my … Continue reading

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Driving fuel and energy efficiency records in Detroit: Shell Eco-marathon Americas 2015

Detroit has been associated with the automotive industry for over 100 years. Ford, General Motors, Chrysler, Packard, Cadillac, Dodge and Studebaker are some of the car company names that dominated American, and other, roads for decades. Henry Ford rolled off … Continue reading

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A great day for cycling in Calgary #YYC @bikecalgary

It wasn’t a great day for cycling in Calgary, but there again, it was. First you had to put the bad weather out of mind. Wet snow, slushing up around the pedals and shooting up through the wheels. But on an … Continue reading

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