All posts filed under: Landscape

The Sea Monoliths

This is Hạ Long Bay, or Descending Dragon Bay in English. Legend says that the Gods sent a family of dragons to protect and assist the Vietnamese in defending their country. Magically, many rock mountains abruptly appeared on the sea causing the invading ships to strike the […]

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Garden Walk

It’s a lovely thing, to walk a garden. It’s calming and rejuvenating. It can focus the thoughts and center the spirit. It can help with perspective; a quiet garden walk and you may find that huge problem you’re facing isn’t unmanageable after all. It doesn’t matter whether the […]

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G’day

In an effort to help someone start their day with a smile, I left this greeting on a early morning beach walk. I hope I got at least one smile before the tide erased it. G’Day is Australian slang for Hello. Often it’s combined with Mate. So, “G’Day Mate” […]

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Misty Fjord Reflections

A few posts ago I shared an image that was a touch Salvador Dali-ish. The propellor of a DeHavilland Float Plane (you know, the kind that can land on water), pulled out of shape by the ripples of the lake surface. While everyone was looking up, I was looking […]

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Abandoned

Isn’t it great how an eyesore abandoned car can make an arresting image. The incongruity and unexpected-ness of the whole scene delights me. After all, a large piece of someone’s garbage is sitting smack bang in the middle of what should be a pretty landscape vista, and yet […]

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Time for Sundowners

The best sunsets in the world happen in Africa. I’ve seen some spectacular ones at sea too, but there is something very special about an African sunset. Perhaps it’s not so much the landscape nor the sun, but the tradition of Sundowners. Making time to celebrate […]

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Shadow Tree

The unrelenting sun dominates the Namibian landscape and creates a riot of saturated orange shades. Some scenes, like this one, are bare bones simple. A wall, a dead tree, some sand and rocks. Add the sun at the right time of day and you transform […]

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