A variety of fresh fruits for sale by this Indian vendor in a street market
Sliding Rock is a waterfall in North Carolina, located near Brevard, so named because visitors can slide all the way down the waterfall into the plunge pool below.
Yachts are moored by the Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco
The Birthplace of Pepsi, located in historic New Bern, North Carolina, is the actual site where Pepsi-Cola was first invented by Caleb Bradham in his pharmacy in 1898.
We end our series of images from Maine with a captivating memory of a quiet fishing village along its beautiful shoreline. Hope you got from our posted images a glimpse of the enchanting beauty of Maine!
Wakodahatchee Wetlands in Delray Beach, Florida offers a vast variety of birds and even green iguanas like this one that camouflaged itself
Sliding Rock is a waterfall in Western North Carolina, located near Brevard, so named because visitors can slide all the way down the waterfall into the plunge pool below. Each summer, many thousands of children and adults slip and slide down this favorite natural mountain waterfall.
Interesting designs formed by cracks in salt water flats. Image circa 1985.
The Jumbo Floating Restaurant is Hong Kong’s iconic Floating Palace. It has been in movies, frequented by luminaries, movie stars and royalty, and a common sight in tourist brochures and postcards. It has been around since the 1950’s and is very much a part of the Hong Kong scene.
Hong Kong’s floating restaurants are multi-story structures, decorated in the traditional imperial Chinese style, that is lots of dragons, pagodas and red and gold decorations, the colors that traditionally represent the empire, prosperity and good fortune. The Jumbo is able to accommodate up to 2,000 diners. Slide image. circa 1985, from a ferry-boat to the restaurant.
Rays of light shine on the Atlantic Ocean as viewed from Nags Head, North Carolina
The Stone Arch Bridge, Minneapolis, Minnesota, was built between 1882 and 1883. Originally intended to be built as an iron bridge spanning the Mississippi at Nicollet Island, it was discovered that pursuing that design would be detrimental to St Anthony Falls’ eroding sandstone. The design of the bridge was pioneering and the signature arches were designed to account for the falls and the surrounding topography.
A colorful tiger Chinese lantern ….
Panama, in addition to its Canal, City, and beaches, has lush rainforests.
The virgin rainforest of Gamboa ascends some 280 feet from the shadowy forest floor through the dense undergrowth and up to the sun drenched canopy with its thousand shades of green that are only interrupted by the vibrant colors of flowering trees. Colorful birds and butterflies are abundant here.
The contrast of the traditional architecture of Laxmi Vilas Palace and the modern buildings of Vadodara, Gujarat, India
More intricate workmanship in the carvings at Ahilya Fort, Maheshwar, India
Thanks to all of you I had a good blogging year. We will continue the journey next year……..
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The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 44,000 times in 2015. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 16 sold-out performances for that many people to see it.
The symmetry of arches and pillars of this walkway combined with shadows and light make up an interesting image
Shades of lighting, patterns and shadows combined with water inside this tunnel make up a pleasant scene ….
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The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 45,000 times in 2014. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 17 sold-out performances for that many people to see it.
Have been sharing since September 2013 images from our trip to South America – Iguazu Falls, Machu Picchu, Peru, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador and the Amazon Basin therein. Hope you enjoyed the images and sensed the beauty of nature in all these places.