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Hats Galore

While in China some years ago, I was amazed at the variety of hats people were wearing, so I’m sharing some pictures I took after viewing the pictures from Travel with Intent blog https://travelwithintent.com/2020/06/10/how-many-hats/. On our visit to the Great Wall of China, it happened to be a day when newly weds from the various villages… Continue reading Hats Galore

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Thursday Doors In China

I visited China in 2005 and in my continual self isolation, I have shuffled through my photo archives to find some door pictures for this week’s Norm’s Thursday Doors Photo Challenge. See more at Norm’s blog at https://miscellaneousmusingsofamiddleagedmind.wordpress.com/2020/05/28/thursday-doors-may-28-2020/     I liked this vehicle’s door  And the lack of a door on this one!  

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City and Town Scenes–Photo Challenge

City and townscape pictures are the prompt for Nancy Merrill’s Photo A Week Challenge, and I have selected several that show the people and some that show the architecture of various towns and cities. Check out more at https://nadiamerrillphotography.wordpress.com/2019/03/14/a-photo-a-week-challenge-cityscape-townscape/ A residential street in London   Midday in the Jardin in San Miguel de Allende (SMA),… Continue reading City and Town Scenes–Photo Challenge

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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

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Work–Sunday Stills

This week’s Sunday Stills is all about working, as in Labor as in Labor Day. I found some pictures taken across the globe of people earning a living doing different tasks. See more Sunday Stills photos at https://secondwindleisure.com/2018/09/02/sunday-stills-whistle-while-you-work/   Waiting tables in an Oklahoma cafe                    Mopping a… Continue reading Work–Sunday Stills

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Photo A Week Challenge-Attitude

  Attitude is the prompt this week for Nadia Merrill’s Photo A Week Challenge, and these are my contributions See more at https://nadiamerrillphotography.wordpress.com/2018/08/10/a-photo-a-week-challenge-attitude/ . This determined youngster was found in a slum community in Nairobi, Kenya several years ago. ‘Don’t mess with me’, she seems to be demanding.   Now This is Attitude   My 18-year-old… Continue reading Photo A Week Challenge-Attitude

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Photo a Week Challenge–Chinese Gold

I found a lot of gold in China especially in the clothes that were worn. So, as my contribution to this week’s Nadia Merrill Photography Photo a Week Challenge with the prompt of ‘Gold’, I’m showing some of the gold I discovered worn by the Chinese. See more at https://nadiamerrillphotography.wordpress.com/2018/05/31/a-photo-a-week-challenge-gold/  

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At Least 100 Years Old

  Ireland Canada China’s Terra Cotta Army   London’s Big Ben A Wet Chili-17 Years Old, 119 Doglet Years     Nancy Merrill’s Photo of the Week Challenge calls for pictures of things at least 100 years old. Visit her blog to see more photography at https://nadiamerrillphotography.wordpress.com/2018/05/17/a-photo-a-week-challenge-over-100-years-old/

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Wind and Rain=Refreshing

There’s not much more refreshing than standing in the wind and rain/mist overlooking beautiful scenery. The top picture was taken in China, and the bottom one was on the Ireland Coast. Both beautiful, wet, and refreshing locations. See much more at https://secondwindleisure.com/2018/05/06/sunday-stills-refreshing/

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Getting To and From in China–Nadia Merrill Photography Challenge

I found these pictures I took in China represent public transportation sometimes for just one person, and sometimes for a group. All show methods of getting around on land and sea. See more at https://nadiamerrillphotography.wordpress.com/2018/05/03/a-photo-a-week-challenge-public-transportation-2/