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As we walk through the Mosquito River Village our guide Sunday points out the Muiri Tree, locally known as the Medicine Tree and also named Red Stinkwood in Kenya. The real name is Prunus Africana. Liquid extracts from bark are used in the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia and prostate gland hypertrophy. Leaves are used […]
This is a variegated Lilac named SENSATION. She sad now having to deal with the cold winter days. But when Spring comes she will be smiling and happy like us. Here is a link to Cee’s Flower of the Day FOTD page.
Part 1 The word Mto wa Mbu literally means “Mosquito River“. We visited here on our return to Arusha. Leaving the lands that are plagued by drought behind, Mosquito River looks like a desert. Not so however, as this area gets its name from the large number of mosquitos that breed here and sadly the […]
Stones and Sea – a windy day on our visit to Peggy’s Cove, Nova Scotia. The waves were crashing over the rocks….needed to stay back or we could have been swept into the sea. Sunset over the Sea – Bridge from Halifax to Dartmouth, near the Naval Base. Snow on the Stream and Stones – […]
We visited here in 2018. Formerly known as Edo castle, it was renamed Tokei-jo or Tokyo Castle. One of the most amazing things about the Imperial Palace is its sheer size of its parks and greens. Surrounded by a water-filled moat and tree-covered grounds that birth cherry blossoms in spring, it’s a taste of nature right […]
(Yellow ) -Gold Death Mask – Bogota (Yellow) Leopard – Kenya Visit Jude’s blog and challenge at Life in Colour Photo Challenge 2021, Yellow February.
Our day was almost over on our safari in the Serengeti and we came upon our grand finale! Near the road was a pride of female lions, 12 in all, enjoying their freshly killed zebra. It was a thrilling and somewhat chilling to see them tearing into the still warm flesh, devouring the meat and […]
She is happy living indoors…too frosty outside for her. FOTD – February 17 Here is the link to Cee’s “Flower Of The Day “
Photos from my home country- Canada This week’s host is Sheetalbravon, a photo blogger from India. We add a link to the photographer who hosts that week.
KENYA – This young female lion is posing as a model.
The Serena Lodge is even more beautiful and luxurious than we imagined. A wonderful bar off the lobby with leather chairs it is first class all the way. We are met at the entrance with trays of hot damp towels and cool exotic drinks. Rooms are arranged in round chalets with thatched roofs ( Maasai […]
This little baby dog is a Red Merle Australian Shepherd. Despite their name, the Australian Shepherd originated in the western United States, not Australia, around the time of the Gold Rush in the 1840s. We learned they were bred to herd livestock.
Amazing orchids we saw in Hong Kong Botanical Gardens. Greenhouse with exhibits of tropical flora such as orchids, bromeliads & carnivorous plants. This is a fun way to enter photos of flowers .Here is a link to Cee’s Flower of the Day photo challenge. FOTD page
Manuel Antonia, Costa Rica 2020 – This forgettable, last trip we took, seems like years ago when we were there. Rails to Trails, Canada. Not sure where this trail will take us. Nowhere Land??? The Blue City – Jodhpur, Indi – second largest city in the Indian state of Rajasthan. Yes this is one my favorite […]
We near the river just before sunset and here we see several elephants out enjoying a drink. To the left of us we see about 5 or 6 and then over the crest of a hill we see a herd of 20 or more in the distance. We can’t believe how close they come to […]
Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre located in Borneo, Malaysia, was established in 1964. This young Orangutan was smiling and made us happy .
Is that for me??? Yah !! I got it my breakfast. To join the challenge link to Six Word Saturday a Debbie’s here
We enter the Serengeti and see some Coke’s Hartebeest. The one upfront is winking at me. Other than that, not much else. We are starting to worry that we won’t see many animals during this extremely dry season. Now…excitement soon returned. We spot two photogenic cheetah near the road way. Our guide tells us they […]
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Here is my entry for Amy of Lens-Artists Photo A Week Challenge White Rhinos in Kenya. Baby is so happy to be with his mom. The Great Sphinx of Egypt. We really love our journey through Egypt. So much to see and do. Photos bring back memories of our time there. Beijing – The Great Wall […]
Maxie was a Rescue Puppy from Goose Bay, Labrador. She was intelligent and maybe smarter than me. When we walk the trails she holds me back sniffing and seeing birds and animals near her. She an instinct in her to hunt, as wild animals do. When our lunch is finished, we always have a cookie […]
Oldupai Gorge This gorge is a steep-sided ravine about 30 miles long, in the Rift Valley. The Oldupai Gorge is commonly referred to as “The Cradle of Mankind.” This is site was made famous largely by the work started in the 1930’s by Louis and Mary Leakey. It is one of the most important prehistoric […]
Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica -Mr. Racoon is staring UP seeing us on the Sky Bridge and saying “Goodbye January and Hello February”.
The Ilboru Safari Lodge – Located about 4 km from the city center, a nice quiet retreat and just what we needed after our long trip. Our room has lots of wonderful wood, a comfortable tented king size bed and a hot shower. We realized it is locally owned and has a real Tanzania atmosphere. […]
Cee’s Black and White Challenge – It’s is a fun photo challenge.
Cartagena- Colombia– Walking along, UP on the wall gave a great view of the city below.
September 2009 We were excited of finally landing in Kenya. Oh, but what a grueling journey it was. We spent a total of 34 hours landing first in New York, then Amsterdam and finally Nairobi. There were long lineups at the Nairobi airport to get Visas but thankfully we finally realized we could go to […]
Maymont Double –that’s how I got this Daylily—trading my hosta for her.
Serengeti- Tanzania Elephants have sensitive skin that can get sunburned. To protect from the damaging sun rays they throw sand or dirt UP on their bodies. That is something we should do !!
I always love look UP at this Giraffe’s Face – Serengeti , Tanzania. Seems like he likes looking down at me.
“Candy Cane Dreams”- Daylily – Checked through my files and saw this photo. It is now winter name!
Presidential Palace, Bogota , Colombia – Hands Up or you will be in trouble !
Last photo I took of my Bougainvillea after we sold our house in Florida. Here is a link to Cee’s Flower of the Day Photo Challenge FOTD page
Maasai Mara, Kenya – This Zebra is a poser. Ngorongoro Crater – Tanzania – He is going through a difficult time during the drought. The Bag Piper in Cape Breton with his Checked Kilt.
I was trekking around the Basin…cold or not it was great hike. Then I noticed he appeared to be so pleased he can break Up the Ice and reach UP for air. Just joking !!
As a shrine maiden (miko) of the Izumo Shrine she came to Kyoto where she gathered the female outcasts of the city and formed the first kabuki troupe around the year 1603.
September 3rd, 2014 We woke up at 8AM. After breakfast at our hotel we had to repack and get ready for our long journey to South Africa. Rome to London to Johannesburg with British Air. We checked out of our hotel at 11AM. We drag our bags along the bumpy stoned streets and sidewalks to […]
Walking over the bridge this morning I saw this Train Track . Caught my attention…and when I returned I saw Cee’s Black and White Challenge …VANISHING POINT.
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