As soon as we arrive we see the small market with items spread out on the cold dusty ground. The goods here include amazing items like metal locks made like tigers and elephants. We bought a tiny tiger lock. Also a variey of jewelry. The jewelry was made of what looked like a mixture of […]
Sunset – Kenya
Cee’s Flower of the Day Challenge Blue Mountain White Lavender
We catch a cab from the airport to take us into Nepal. Surprised we are in a beat up 1972 car and hoping we make into town. During our 30 minute ride we get our first glimpse of Nepal. Narrow streets with tons of people, street food and shops. The traffic was crazy and chaotic. […]
Cee’s Flower Of The Day challenge. Saw this this morning as I walked by my neighbors yard. Love the color. Hollyhock – Alcea rosea
2013 – News has it, Air India is in trouble. Their crew is off duty as they haven’t been paid in months. With a potential of delay we head to the airport to try and make it to Nepal. Upon arrival I catch a look at the pilots and maybe I am getting older but […]
Cee’s Flower of the Day.
This is my Japanese Iris…one of my favorites. She is happy in the shade. Hosted by Irene . Thank you Irene. This challenge encourages me to roam around in my garden taking photos.
Cee’s Photo Challenge – Flower of the Day.
2013- We make our way to Durbar Square in Kathmandu. Along with many historic temples in the square, this is where the Temple of the Living Goddess resides. She was a 12 year old girl named Kauri. She was chosen at to be the goddess at the age of 3. We learn there are many […]
These photos from 2012, bring back memories of our time in Nepal. It was one of our most amazing trips we have taken. Kathmandu Durbar Square Several buildings in the Square collapsed due to a major earthquake in 2015. Durbar Square was surrounded with spectacular architecture for over several centuries. We are lucky we got […]
Cee’s Photo Challenge – Flower of the Day
My entry for Debbie’s Six Word Saturday Challenge.
SKY BRIDGE – 5 Started at Bridge 5. Didn’t realize it is the longest and highest bridge. 200 feet above sea level. A challenge for me with my paranoia of height. However …the view of the treetops forest from the bridge is incredible and worth the height. COATI MUNDI On Bridge 3 we see a […]
Eggs Royale is definitely one of my favourite brunch dishes and I love having it in a restaurant or cook it at home. Sometimes I do not the time to actualy prepare it as it should be done, following the original preparation for poached eggs. I have found a shortcut alternative that saves time and […] […]
The Howler Monkeys are a favorite of mine. They are called howlers for good reason. Their deep jungle howl can be intimidating for sure. We have tromped all over different parks in Costa Rica but always get a good look at them in The National Park of Cahuita. The little place we stayed was right […]
Thank you Norm 2.0 for this interesting Photo Challenge. Cartagena, Colombia. We are surprised to see this sign on the wall, Bourbon St, New Orleans, located within the Old Town. Loved our visit here, February 2020. Leprosy Museum located in Bergen, Norway. Dates back to the 1800’s. I love Paris. Many historic archways all over […]
Becky’s July Square Perspectives challenge. Manuel Antonio Beach, Costa Rica, Located on the Pacific coastt .Walking along the beach and made our way to Punta Catedral. A steep and rocky climb, up and down. Another rainy day on the Caribbean coast, .Cahuita, Costa Rica.
Fandango’s One-Word Challenge (aka, FOWC) Captain KId!! That’s our boat!!!! I believe your culpable for sailing away!!
GRAPE LEAF IN THE RAIN
SPECTACULAR WORKS OF STREET ART
If this were planted in my front yard the deer would eat her for breakfast. Where my backyard is fenced in MADAM IRIS is alive and happy.
2017- Our second visit here in more than ten years. Brings back memories of this incredible historic site. We booked tickets with Viator. We went with them on tour all over the world and have never been disappointed. We take the tube to Victoria Station to meet with our tour bus. Very comfortable seats but….our […]
Cee’s – Flower of the day challenge.
Here is my entry for Lisa Coleman’s photo challenge from Our Eyes Open blog. Bird Weekly – Photo Challenge Canadian Mama Goose..Teaching her to sing.
Beautiful sweet children, Mto Wa Mbu (Mosquito River) Tanzania.
Rose Chloris dating back to the 1800’s. Developed in France. My Dad planted this as it blooms every year on Mom’s. It will always be in my Garden.
When we arrived there were more people than expected streaming through the gates. However where the area is so massive viewing the site was no problem. There in rows sedately standing are life size recreations of the Qin Shi Huang army. we learned there were 700,000 men drafted to work on this project. The area […]
Founded in 1905, an impressive museum with the stone structure and artistic monuments surrounding the stone walls. Dippy the Dinosaur Dippy was obviously the star attraction for young children. A famous dinosaur skeleton has been put on display in Wales on its first trip outside London for more than 100 years. Art Gallery Some of the permanent […]
Door on the Halifax waterfront in honor of soldiers who were lost during wars. This door leads to our balcony overlooking the narrow streets in Old Town, Cartagena, Colombia.
Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge – CFFC O Canada!Our home and native landTrue patriot loveIn all our sons command With glowing heartsWe see thee riseThe True North, strong and freeFrom far and wideO CanadaWe stand on guard for theeGod keep our landGlorious and freeO Canada we stand on guard for thee!
I noticed Mr Elf in my garden wondering where his golf ball landed. Home Photo Challenge – Lillie-Put
Family Gathering – Costa Rica
2019 -Our plan is to try the famous Hong Kong Restaurant, Dim Sum Square. Located in the Sheung Wan area, a short stroll from our hotel. Dim Sum is a favourite of mine. I chose this restaurant as it is rated on Trip Advisor #203 of 12658 restaurants in Hong Kong. When we arrive I […]
Cee’s Photo Challenge. Rhodora (Rhododendron canadense) These are Native Shrubs in Nova Scotia. Apparently there is a species (albiflorma) which has white blossoms; it is however reported as rare. Saw this while hiking Rails To Trials.
Cee’s photo challenge She is happy in the Rain
Positive Thought Over generations, these Pandemics ended within Twelve to Eighteen months…and the world got back to the norm. With all our Scientific Ability we are fortunate to be in our world today and vaccines will be available. CDC- History of World Wide Pandemics 1918- Spanish Flu The 1918 influenza pandemic was the most severe […]
I love entering the Photo Challenge …Flower of the Day by Cee. Rainy days are happy days for flowers making it through our heat wave. !
Twas just a garden in the rainClose to a little leafy laneA touch of color ‘neath skies of gray The raindrops kissed the flower bedsThe blossoms raised their thirsty headsA perfumed “Thank you” they seemed to say ( Songwriters Dyrenforth James/Gibbons Carroll)
Cardiff Market The market has two shopping levels. Entrance to the market is located at St. Mary Street, where our hotel is located. I learned the market dates back to 1891. The Cornish Shop was a show stopper. Where I am a bit of a health freak those steak pastries had to be devoured.. I […]
Our first day in Wales and decide to explore our surroundings. Cardiff Castle is located in the city center of town. An excellent pedestrian walkway, which starts right outside the front of our hotel. The walkway is full of shops and restaurants. At the end of the walkway…. Cardiff Castle. WOW most impressive as the […]
This is also my entry for a Becca’s, Nurturing Thursday. The sky below….. the ocean above…our world is spinning…-we’ll make through…
(2017) Maybe where our last international flight was to Asia or as we have traveled internationally for decades, our overnight flight Halifax to London feels so short, Flight on time. As is our norm, no luggage checked. Heathrow is one of my favorite airports in the world. Well laid out. The central Bus Terminal and […]
Borneo – Can you fix my earring???
Here is my entry for the Cosmic Photo Challenge Halifax NS. Waterfront . View from our boat. Ahoy Matie…..All Aboard! Naval Vessel –Stay Back!
Walking the beach in Larnaca we see this lady who had four birds with her. Definitely her buddies. Couldn’t get a great photo….everyone trying take one.
The rain is pounding! We decide to get a cab to the heart of the historical center of the city. Medieval Castle Museum Built in 1193, we learned the castle had been built over an early Christian Basilica sometime between the 4–7th century. The Venetian governor of Cyprus decided to demolish the castle in the 1550’s […]