In my first submission for the weekly photo challenge I produced an image of a single lily in a large field (see here). My second submission for the week is also from Boulder, Colorado. Specifically, the main focus of the photo is on the Flatirons at sunrise and contrasts with the clear, blue sky.
The weekly photo challenge for this week asks us to share a shot that captures a contrast. At the time this challenge came up I was clicking my way through my bucket list by walking around Boulder, Colorado. As it happened, the following photo was taken without any knowledge of this week’s theme but I believe […]
This week’s post on Easter Island is devoted to my favourite site: Ara O Te Moia (the quarry). You will recall I introduced three key sites and other key facts about the Easter Island in last week’s post (found here) and then I focussed on Ahu Tongariki. I will discuss the third site (Rano Kau and […]
Following on from my first four submissions (please click on the links to see the previous submissions: one, two, three and four) for the Weekly Photo Challenge: Between, my fifth submission comes from Nepal. This photo was taken on a trek to Annapurna Base Camp via Poon Hill. The dog you see in the photo (between guides and participants) […]
Following on from my first three submissions (click on the following links if you wish to view the earlier submissions: one, two and three) for the Weekly Photo Challenge: Between, my fourth submission comes from Easter Island. A moia (with top knot) is shown between the nose and chin of another moia – taken at the Ahu Tongariki site. […]
Following on from my first two submissions (one and two) for the Weekly Photo Challenge: Between, my third submission also comes from the Atacama Desert. There are a number of ‘betweens’ in this photo but two to focus on are the ‘shell’ between the ridges in the sand dune (foreground) and the white deposits (supposedly nitrate and […]
Introduction to Easter Island When I arrived at Explora Rapa Nui our guides told us there were three key sites to visit on Easter Island (Rapa Nui). These were: Ahu Tongariki Ara O Te Moia (the quarry) Rano Kau (the crater) and Orongo. This post will focus on Ahu Tongariki. The other two sites will […]