Someone I met in Shouguang referred to his (many) fellow citizens who fished along the banks of the Mihe as “fish people”. One does not see a lot of catching so, perhaps, it is the act of fishing that is the goal.
One really fun thing to notice when traveling is how people get around. I live in an area where it seems like all the cars look pretty much the same. Here is a gallery of some of the variety I saw while visiting my son recently in a small-ish Chinese city. Click on an image to see it larger.
I really admire how many options people have beyond taking the bus and owning a full size car.
I think the South Atlantic in these pictures shows a wide variety of the colors in Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge for this week: Teal, Aqua, Seafoam, Turquoise. These pictures were taken at the Volunteer Point Wildlife Refuge in the Falkland Islands.
This is published in response to Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge. These pictures were taken on the Peninsula Valdes in Argentina.
It seems to me that the funny way sea lions move on land is a crawl, since they move on their elbow and knee equivalents.
These juvenile hawks were learning to fly over their nest. The wind was so strong that they stayed over the nest, like one of those lap pools with a current.
I am continuing to go through pictures from my January trip to South America. This task has been frustrating because I am trying to make the pictures work for both a slide show (computer screen or TV screen) and in print. It seems like when I get a picture that looks like I remember it on my screen then the colors print out funny, especially blues. Does anyone else have this problem? any hints would be most welcome…especially ones that don’t require any financial outlay.
Shanghai is the biggest busiest City I have ever been in. When I saw Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week: All about Cities:Skylines to Streets, it came immediately to mind since both its skylines and its streets are distinctive.
An alley in the tourist section.
Passing the time of day.
Preparing herbs and spices for sale…in the street.
Looking down and out at rooftops and skyscrapers shows the variety of buildings.
Tall buildings peeking over the wall of flowers separating the street from the Bund and a man using a twig broom.
Street in an older part of town, shops and vendors narrow the street to where two cars can barely pass.
View of the Huangpu River and Pudong.
In Shanghai the river is a major component of transportation, and life. View of Pudong from the Huangpu river.