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Amateur photographer seeking beauty in both the memorable and the mundane. Sharing pictures, stories and meditations from here and there.

Misty vistas

Our visit to Gu Zhuang Zhai Village was a rainy day, necessary to fill the terraces with water but not so great for photography. However, there were a few times when the clouds thinned enough to give us a misty peek-a-boo into the distance. I really want to go back when it isn’t the rainy season.

For Dutch Goes the Photo’s Tuesday Photo Challenge: Vista

I was going to call this post “vistas in the mist-a” but decided that was too cheesy.

Pull up a Seat Photo Challenge 2019-Week 20

A PHOTO CHALLENGE OF PLACES WE SIT…OR MIGHT SIT…OR ART ABOUT SITTING

Welcome to week 21 of the Pull up a Seat Challenge in 2019. Take a load off and share a favorite perch by linking your post to this one, either with a comment or ping-back. For more detailed directions go to Pull Up a Seat page.

Thank you to everyone who participated this week. It is always fun to see the variety of ideas.

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A few rainy days in Guilin China-Day 1

A highlight of our trip to China in April and May was a side trip to Guilin.

The claim to fame of the area is the karst hills, which peek-a-boo at you from every direction.

Naturally on arriving we headed out to check out the area. We were staying across the street from the parks that surround the lakes in an older area. As it was a holiday there were lots of folks about doing the same, some in Han dynasty dress.

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Pull up a Seat Photo Challenge 2019-Week 20

A PHOTO CHALLENGE OF PLACES WE SIT…OR MIGHT SIT…OR ART ABOUT SITTING

Welcome to week 20 of the Pull up a Seat Challenge in 2019. Take a load off and share a favorite perch by linking your post to this one, either with a comment or ping-back. For more detailed directions go to Pull Up a Seat page.

Thank you to everyone who participated this week. It is always fun to see the variety of ideas.

Continue reading Pull up a Seat Photo Challenge 2019-Week 20