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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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Church Of The Savior On Spilled Blood

On the surface, not the best name possible for such a decorative structure. This fabulous display of brightly coloured onion domes, glittering spires and mosaics deserves, I think, something less grim. It actually goes by several names in English tourist literature. Church of the Resurrection, Church of the Spilled […]

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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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Let’s Go Fishing

If you’ve traveled to Southern India you will have seen these enormous, and quite wonderful, fishing nets. They’ve become a popular tourist attraction. They’re commonly called Chinese Fishing Nets (supposedly introduced by the Chinese, although some claim it was the Portuguese). More formally, they are Shore Operated […]

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Medivac At Sea

Have you ever wondered what happens if you get sick, really sick, or seriously injured, when you’re at sea? This is what happens. Medivac. Your imminent life threatening condition aside for a moment, you need three things. First, the vessel you’re on needs to be within […]

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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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Vegas Baby

A photographic blogger who lives in Las Vegas would be negligent not to provide an image of the famous “Welcome To Fabulous Las Vegas” sign. So here it is. A less common version than that which appears in millions of vacation happy-snaps. I chose black and white to […]

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Anyone Know When This Bar Opens?

This is one of those lucky shots. You happen to walk by, camera in hand, at just the right moment. If you’ve been to the Greek’s most popular island, Santorini, you will recognize this. Riding a donkey is one way to ascend from sea level to […]

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