Day: January 30, 2017

A postcard from… Steephill Cove, Ventnor, Isle of Wight (January 2017)

Images taken at Steephill Cove and surrounding area. January 2017. We enjoyed a very rare child-free weekend away for our 10th wedding anniversary and stayed in Steephill Cove, near Ventnor. It’s such a unique and picturesque little place, hidden away below Ventnor Botanic Gardens.  There are just a handful of cottages and cafes (although nothing […]

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A postcard from… Amazon World Zoo Park, Isle of Wight (January 2017)

Images taken at Amazon World Zoo Park, Isle of Wight. January 2017. While Amazon World doesn’t have a lot of the typical larger zoo animals, such as big cats, it has a really interesting collection of smaller animals not often seen in zoos. From sloths to armadillos, plus an impressive array of birds, reptiles and […]

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A postcard from… Electric Woods: Spirit of the Orient at Robin Hill, Isle of Wight (January 2017)

Images taken at Robin Hill Country Park, Isle of Wight. January 2017. This was the first time we’d been to an Electric Woods event, but we’ll definitely be back again! Robin Hill was filled with oriental entertainment, light displays and music, in celebration of the Chinese new year. Dozens of lanterns and strings of lights […]

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