China · Kenya · Nairobi · Photo Challenge · The Other Half · Weekly Prompt

The Other Half We Don’t See

We often think of the “other half” as the wealthy, but we find poverty throughout the world today. These are pictures I have taken on some of my travels that show how more than the ‘other half’ actually live. See more of this week’s photo weekly prompt contributions at https://weeklyprompts.com/2018/09/22/photo-challenge-the-other-half/ KENYA One of the numerous slums… Continue reading The Other Half We Don’t See

children · China · Chinese women · Daily Post Photos · Kenya · Kids · Mexican · Mexican women · Mexico · photographs · Pictures · smiles · Wordpress Daily Photo Prompt

Smiles Around the Globe

From around the globe I found smiling people, all ages, all colors, all languages. Here are a few pictures I have taken in China, Kenya and Mexico as part of the Daily Post Photo Challenge with the prompt of ‘Smile’. See many more happy folks at https://dailypost.wordpress.com/photo-challenges/smile/                                                      

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Traces of the Past–China’s Forbidden City and the Great Wall

Here are two pictures showing traces of the past I found in China. The Forbidden City is a palace complex in central Beijing, China. It is the former Chinese imperial palace from the Ming dynasty to the end of the Qing dynasty—the years 1420 to 1912, it now houses the Palace Museum. It has 9,999 rooms… Continue reading Traces of the Past–China’s Forbidden City and the Great Wall

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Daily Photo Challenge–Face in a Crowd

During a trip to China,I found crowds were a common sight. And the faces I saw were happy, busy people celebrating holidays, every day, family, and fun. See more great pictures at https://dailypost.wordpress.com/photo-challenges/a-face-in-the-crowd/

Cee's Fun Foto Challenge · China · Kenya · Mexico

Cee’s Photo Challenge Starting with Letter N

Photos featuring a topic beginning with the letter N brought to mind pictures I have taken of Natives. These shots are of the indigenous people of China, Kenya and Mexico. Go to Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge https://ceenphotography.com/2017/11/21/cees-fun-foto-challenge-letter-n-needs-to-start-with-the-letter-n/  to see more pictures beginning with the letter N. Natives of China…       Natives of Mexico…  … Continue reading Cee’s Photo Challenge Starting with Letter N

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Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge–Glasses, Cups, Saucers

When my step-mother died 3 years ago, she left 4 partial sets of china that had not seen the light of day for years. I took pictures of pieces of the sets just to show the patterns, then promptly reboxed them, so future generations can figure out what to do with them. They are lovely,… Continue reading Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge–Glasses, Cups, Saucers

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Broken Pieces Reassembled

The highlight of my travels in China was the visit to the Terracotta Army site, where thousands of clay soldiers and horses were unearthed beginning in 1974. Today’s challenge from Dutch Goes the Photo is ‘Broken’, which brought to mind the restoration of the famous terra-cotta figurines. I was fascinated with the work being done… Continue reading Broken Pieces Reassembled