The Lake District in England

London after dinner, sleep and breakfast on a flight from San Francisco we dropped a big bag of clothes at our hotel and hopped a train to the Lake District – spending the first night in Kendal and then Bowness On Windermere.

The train ride was rich with rolling bright green lush hills dotted by woolly white sheep and hearty cows – all framed by miles upon miles of stone walls.  It was as if Monet painted our views.

A cold cloudy day was the perfect backdrop for a boat ride to the town of Ambleside famous for being the home of Beatrix Potter – this year her 150th birthday.

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About Paige Shaw

Hi! I'm Paige - a freelance travel photographer. Let's go on a photo journey across the globe. The aim of my work it to show you the many layers and exquisite textures of a locality; its character, culture, people and beauty. Bitten by the wanderlust bug years ago my husband Bill and I set out to see the world. 2013 gave birth to a travel blog (www.billandpaige.com) chronicling our journeys so that curious family and friends could follow in real time. From that beginning so too a photographer was born. Honing my skills over the years I am now excited to narrate our discoveries with imagery! As you glimpse my art - join as we explore together. Be sure to throw your fashion ego out the door cuz there's no room in the carry-on luggage. Sunrise shots start at 5am. Hiking to the top for a different perspective will definitely get your blood pumping and you might even need to role up your pant legs to capture those closeups on the water…. Most of all - get ready to SMILE - it's the universal language. I’m also a wife, mother, yogi, pilgrim, burner, golfer, skier, scuba diver and expert wanderluster. “Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.” ― Pablo Picasso

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