Something I learned last winter: how to make a pine needle basket with a stone middle. I am not at liberty to share the photos of the ones other people made that were so inspiring and beautiful to me, but here is a photo of the one I made as a gift to the mom … Continue reading Basket-Making
I've been away from my blog for a while. Spent the summer with the grandkids. I'm a senior citizen and they wear me out, but they are great fun. Choosing between them and blogging--no contest! I am currently in NC, getting ready to attend the wedding of one of my best friend's daughters. I have … Continue reading After A Long Absence
Oh to have these photos in Microsoft Jigsaw so I could always have them. Or if I could have them painted on the ceilings of my motorhome (my full-time house). To be able to see such beauty every day. Then again, we as frail human beings are prone to take things for granted when seen on a regular basis. Re-blogged from alk3r.wordpress.com
Brent Purcell is a talented photographer, who was born in Palmerston North and currenlty based in Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand. Specialising in long exposure landscape photography, Brent’s aim is to capture the beauty of New Zealand and the movement of the sea sky and nature.
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For water lovers everywhere, these photographs capture imagery we certainly don’t see in the U.S., though we do have many stunning views of waterfalls, lakes, and rivers here. And let’s not forget that Alaska belongs to the U.S. and is non-stop stunning scenery throughout its borders. Re-blogged from alk3r.wordpress.com
The Jiuzhaigou Valley, located at the foot of the snow-capped Minshan Mountain, in the north of Sichuan province, China, is a place of exceptional beauty. A nature reserve and a national park, Jiuzhaigou is known for its spectacular jagged alpine mountains, coniferous forests, blue, green and turquoise-colored lakes, waterfalls, limestone terraces, caves and other beautiful features.
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Interesting drawings from the 17th century showing similarities between human and animal faces, at least in the eyes of the artist. Re-blogged from alk3r.wordpress.com
Wow! Now this is how to move the country to the city! Re-blogged from alk3r.wordpress.com
Amazing 3D art posted on alk3r.wordpress.com.
Okay. This is interesting, but with no walls or ceiling, one would need to be pretty certain there was no pending inclement weather, and being in the mountains, they would need to have warm clothing for sleeping. What about taking a shower, brushing teeth? How far to the nearest restaurant? Any danger of wildlife encroaching on the peaceful atmosphere? Hmmm. Think I’ll skip this retreat.
I love travel photography. Wouldn’t mind going along on some of these jaunts. See more at alk3r.wordpress.com.