CB&WPC: Old

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge this week is People or Objects Over 50. Two years ago, we had several rooms in our house renovated. The walls had to be stripped of wallpaper. One of the things the painters uncovered was this old doorbell, installed in the 1940s or possibly earlier. Since I am over […]

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Irkeepus Cultural Boma

Feb. 7, 2018 In the afternoon, six of us visited a Maasai village where tourists are welcome, the Irkeepus Cultural Boma. This community makes money from tourists: $20 to take any photos you want and be shown around, encouragement to buy their crafts, and donations for their school. The village, or “boma” (compound) consists of […]

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Thursday Doors: Way up north

Native culture in Alaska is rich and varied, yet all the native peoples of Alaska have developed the hardiness and ingenuity required to live in a harsh climate. In previous posts, I have featured native Alaskan cultures as tourists typically encounter them. Since it is very cold outside here now, I can imagine more clearly […]

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CFFC: Roofs of Vista Alegre

For Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week, the theme is roofs. I am in Curitiba,  PR, Brazil and took these pictures on a walk today in the neighborhood of Vista Alegre. 2016-11-15/cees-fun-foto-challenge-roofs/ Note: I am using my cell phone for this challenge, for the first time, so it’s a bit mixed up!       […]

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