Nancy’s A Photo A Week challenge this week features landscapes. These are some landscapes from my travels, and closer to home. July in Austria – scene looking down from Melk Abbey, where the Inn and Danube Rivers meet. Austria – cruising the Inn River near Schärding June at Kinderdijk, Netherlands February in Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania […]Read More Landscapes Around the World
Frank at Dutch Goes the Photo has a Tuesday Photo Challenge and this week’s topic is steep. Last summer we took a road trip which included a visit to Bryce Canyon National Park. We did want to do a bit of hiking but knew that the steep paths would be too much of a challenge […]Read More Tuesday Photo Challenge: Steep Drops & Trails
Nancy Merrill’s A Photo a Week challenge this week is Beauty. This is a difficult one to choose only a few photos, for the Earth is full of beauty, natural and manmade! So I am going to choose some of my favorite “beauties” from my photo collection. Beauty of a sunset: Rio de Janeiro, from […]Read More A Photo a Week: The Beauty of…
Lens-Artists’ photo challenge this week is: BIG Can Be Beautiful Too! Denali – Tallest mountain in the Western Hemisphere (Denali National Park, Alaska, 2016) American Eagle Roller Coaster made out of Legos, using 14,500 Lego bricks with 9,300 feet of track (Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago, 2017) Big statue being carved out of rock […]Read More BIG Can Be Beautiful!
Bren at Ryan Photography has a weekly challenge “Photo for the Week” and this week the theme is country roads. I decided to focus on country roads in the mountains from our trip out west and on Route 66 in May/June.Read More Photo for the Week: Mountain Country Roads
Frank Jansen at Dutch Goes the Photo has a Tuesday Photo Challenge. This week the topic is wind. Depending on how it’s pronounced it’s either a noun or a verb. Here are a few of each. Glacier winding down a mountain at Glacier Bay National Park, AlaskaAt Glacier Bay National Park, a steward came around […]Read More Tuesday Photo Challenge: Winding & Windy
I am participating for the first time in a challenge on Ragtag Daily Prompt. Today’s prompt is serried. I remember this word because it comes from the Latin root “serra” (in Spanish, “sierra” which means mountain range). What comes to mind when I think of this word are mountains, bread cutting knives and leaves. Pine […]Read More RDP #33: Serried
Saturday. Feb. 3. 2018 Today, our first full day in Tanzania, I awoke to a loud, animal sound, “Brau, brau, brau, brau, brau, brau, brau!” I didn’t know what it was but found out it was one of the colobus monkeys that hangs around our lodgings, Rivertrees Country Inn. I got lost looking for the […]Read More Tanzania Safari Journal: A hike and a drive in Arusha National Park
Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is the letter M, with two m’s in the word. memoirs summit (Denali) national monument (Devil’s Tower, WY) modem mushrooms mammal momentum/movement (Women’s March in Chicago, Jan. 21, 2017) Mmmmmm!Read More CFFC: Mmmmm!
On our cruise to Alaska last year, we took a boat tour through an area called “Misty Fjords.” At times the surface of the water was so still that it was hard to tell where the land ended and the reflection in the water started. This is my first time as a participant in the […]Read More Weekend Reflections: Misty Fjords, Alaska