Category Archives: On the road

Tuesday night turtle — and a plea

A while back I promised more turtle pictures, so here is another photo taken in the Red Sea earlier this year. As you can see, turtles rather like to snack on the occasional jelly fish swimming by. This is as … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Threshold

Not strictly speaking a threshold perhaps, but definitely “a point of entering”. This photo was taken on my first trip to India in 2005 (which seems a long time ago now). I sometimes think back on this trip as a … Continue reading

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The Houseguest

“Oh no …” I had entered the kitchen of our vacation bungalow on our first evening only to see something skitter away. Something brown and shiny. “What?”, asked the husband from the bedroom. “We’ve got cockroaches. Well, one at least”, … Continue reading

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It’s all about attitude

I have been thinking about birds lately — possibly because I managed to identify the orangey-red smudge on one of our old Seychelles photos as a Madagascar Red Fody (will have to get a better picture this time, in the … Continue reading

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Plus ça change

In January 2004, the not-yet-husband and I travelled to the Seychelles to celebrate a biggish birthday of mine — and the trip certainly lived up to our expectations. (Cue the Bounty bar commercial.) We were determined to go back sometime, … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Growth

These photos were taken last June in the Alps, just on the Italian side of the border. I think we were somewhat above 2000 metres at this point. I like how there is growth as soon as the sun releases … Continue reading

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Surfacing

I have to apologize for being silent for so long — nothing special happened, just life.  One achievement I can boast during the time that has passed, however, is that I overcame my dislike of diving in  caves. (The idea … Continue reading

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