Category Archives: Travel Theme

Chinese Gardens: Harmony: Lens-Artists Challenge number 44

In response to Tina’s prompt for the Lens-Artists Challenge number 44 – harmony Chinese gardens have been evolving over the last 3000 years and have been built by emperors and other nobility to give pleasure or impress or by scholars as … Continue reading

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In the Valley of the Kings: Travel Thoughts 9

Roger and I woke at a reasonable hour the day we visited the Valley of the Kings. Those on the tour that had decided to forgo the pleasure of the balloon ride which took in all the sights of Luxor … Continue reading

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Camel and Balloon options – To do or not to do: Travel Thoughts 8

This has to be a decision based entirely on yourself but I’ll tell you our experience. I don’t have a good head for heights combined with movement. Roger doesn’t have a good head for heights. We had decided that we … Continue reading

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Weddings in Egypt: Travel Thoughts 7

Every night we were on land in Egypt we experienced a wedding. It made us interested to know what the traditions are in Egypt regarding weddings as the couple above arrived at the reception venue a long time before the … Continue reading

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Nubian Curves: Lens-Artists Challenge:

We approached the Nubian village from the Nile. The houses were quite different to the Egyptian Houses we’d been used to seeing. These ones were colourful and used curves to great effect. Vaulted ceilings were common and the houses traditionally … Continue reading

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Noosa National Park too: Wordless Wednesday

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Rabaul’s Virgin Coconut Oil Industry: Tuesday’s of Texture

Rabaul was virtually wiped out by the twin eruptions of volcanos Tavurvur and Vulcan in 1994. The town was moved to Kokopo which is now the provincial capital of New Britain – a safe distance from any further volcanic activity. … Continue reading

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