Favorite foto – Wednesday – Fishing Villages

    My favorite foto for Wednesday A favorite foto or two, from Southern Cambodia.  Colorful fishing boats add to a tranquil river scene. Fishing villages along the riverbanks on the way from Kampot to Sihanoukville. There is so much to see along the highway, rural scenes of verdant green rice fields, sleek grey buffaloes, the purple […]

Hard – Marble Stairs – Amazing Carvings

 Thursday Challenge – Hard – Marble Stairs – Forbidden City – Beijing The Temples are built on tiered marble terraces and have dual marble stairs with a large stone carving in the center panel. These stairs reserved exclusively for the Emperor. The largest of the stone carvings measures 16.75 meters long and weighs more than […]

Favorite foto – Wednesday – Cave Adventure

  Kampong Trach Cave  Site – Favorite foto My favorite foto for this Wednesday, taken during an interesting part of our trip through Cambodia. Our tour group visited a cave site set in a rugged mountain area outside Kampot. After journeying from the entrance cave through a long dark tunnel, the cave opened into a small […]

Thursday Challenge – “Abundance” Yachts on the Marina

Thursday Challenge – ‘Abundance, wealth, food , people, love… In abundance,  yachts, sailboats  and water craft on the Marina, tinged by early morning sunlight. The pink monolith known as ‘Castle Hill’ rises in the background.   This picture post  shared in the Thursday Photo Challenge – for fun and learning. Related Posts: Thursday Challenge outdoors – parkstrailsriversplaygrounds Carnaval of flowers – […]

Carnaval of flowers – Hibiscus, Lily and Roses

Thursday Challenge – Flowers  Flowers,one of  my favorite subjects. I just love the colors of this hibiscus. Spotted it in a garden while out walking. I’m calling it ‘carnaval’ it is such a beautiful mix of color. The Lily Another riot of color I enjoy in the garden is the Canna Lily, definitely a carnaval […]

Thursday Challenge-“Outdoors” (parks,trails,rivers,playgrounds..)

Living in the suburbs can prove quite boring sometimes. However, some of the newer suburbs now designed to be more welcoming for families and residents with attractive outdoors recreational park areas, incorporated in the estates. Doreen, an outer suburb of Melbourne city, Australia is one such suburb. An artificial pond with walking trails, bridges and playgrounds […]

Favorite Foto – Cherry blossom trees

Difficult to choose a favorite foto Travel around the main island of Japan and you will see the cherry blossom  everywhere. Many wild cherry blossom trees grow on the hillsides, in the fields and towns throughout the country. Cherry blossoms planted for centuries are a most revered tree in Japan, some trees are hundreds of […]

Attractions in my Back Yard – Tropical Canna Lilies

  Tropical Canna Lillies in my back yard A  neighbor gave me this beautiful plant 18 months ago, this is its second flowering. The Canna Lilies epitomize the essence of tropical north Queensland with their brilliant vibrant  colors.  The colors are amazing, such a mix of bright clear yellow with red speckles on this one. […]

Four Seasons – Spring – Natural Science at it best

  The Four Seasons – Spring brings forth an abundance. Of the Four Seasons – Autumn,Winter,Spring and Summer, spring is my favorite season. Spring provides an abundance of nature doing what it does best. Buds on trees start to flower,this brings the bees and other insects to pollinate the flowers to bring forth the fruit, […]

Tropical tropical Fridays – Crab Market – Beach resort of Kep – Cambodia

A tropical Holiday – Beach resort of Kep This is my idea of tropical Fridays, sitting on the seashore in the warm sunshine, a balmy breeze, colorful fishing boats on the sea, watching activity at the crab market at Kep. On a recent trip through Cambodia I experienced just such enjoyment watching the women of […]

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