When I saw that the subject for the next round of Travel Photo Roulette was ‘Serendipity’ I felt a bit stumped. Did I have a photo that fitted this theme?

This round, as always, is being hosted by the winner of the previous round, in this case James from Fly, Icarus, Fly. Visit his site for all the details of how to enter this travel bloggers’ competition. The closing date is 21st January.

So what did I come up with…

Sunset

In Sharm el Sheikh we were told that they had very few cloudy night skies. We were very unlucky that it was cloudy on the night that we went star-gazing but without the clouds we would never have seen this glorious sunset.

The moment I reached the top of the stairs and caught my first glimpse of the Sacré-Coeur just as a 2 CV, the iconic French car, drove past

The moment I caught my first glimpse of the Sacré-Coeur just as a 2CV, an iconic French car, drove past

Bognor bowling green

The day I was the first person to realise that the gates to the park weren’t locked so I could photograph it before anyone made any footprints in the snow.

Capturing the moment in India that this lady looked out of the window smiling at the same time as the other ladies were smiling

Capturing the moment in India that this lady looked out of the window smiling in unison with the others in the picture

The moment that this young camel looked up just as I took the picture and stared into the eyes of his master

Big Ben and the Houses of Parliment, London

I was pleasantly surprised when I saw this picture that I had taken through the window of a boat in the rain producing an interesting but unexpected effect

There were more than I thought! And now I stumped again… which one to choose?

 

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