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Photo Hunt #171: Yellow/Awesome

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This yellow peace sign sculpture outside of the Oakland Museum of California is pretty awesome.

YELLOW is the theme for GATTINA’S KEYHOLE PICTURES.

AWESOME is the theme for SANDY’S WHISTLE STOP PHOTO HUNT.

 
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Posted by on April 6, 2012 in photo meme

 

Photo Hunt #104: Miniature

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I am fond of picking up miniature versions of the spots we visited as souvenirs. Here I was looking at miniatures of the pyramid at Chichen Itza to take home. I¬†bought one ūüôā

Join us in the hunt at PHOTO HUNT.

 
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Posted by on October 15, 2010 in photo meme

 

twtw#18

After a short absence, I am back. And I’m sharing a couple of images from my recent visit to Paris last month.

Lucky to capture this road without any automobiles traveling nearby.

I would love to walk this path on the banks of Seine River.  If only I had time.

TWTW’s home is here.¬† Join us.

 
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Posted by on December 17, 2009 in photo meme

 

Watery Wednesday #8: Alaska’s Liquid Sunshine

With all these lush greenery, you would expect water to be on the ground and falling over head.  You are right. This is a scene from Mendenhall Glacier in Alaska where their liquid sunshine keeps everything very green.

Get wet with more watery images here.

 
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Posted by on March 31, 2009 in photo meme, Watery Wednesday

 

Watery Wednesday #7: The Mighty Colorado River

For this week’s post, I am digging into a 4-year-old archives of Grand Canyon photos.¬† I found one that¬†had water on it; an aerial view of the Grand Canyon with the¬†mighty Colorado River traversing the canyon.¬†

Get wet with more water photos here.

 
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Posted by on March 24, 2009 in photo meme, Watery Wednesday

 

My World #18: Richmond-San Rafael Bridge

The bay area is home to a handful of bridges.  The outside world knows two, the Golden Gate and the Bay Bridge.  I would like to introduce you to another one: the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge that connects the city of Richmond in the Contra Costa County and San Rafael of Marin County.

The sign says Richmond Bridge and that’s what the San Rafael side calls it. It is offiically called John F. McCarthy Bridge.¬† I don’t know who he is honestly.¬† But on the Richmond side, we call this bridge San Rafael Bridge. It is a mystery why on our side we call it San Rafael Bridge and on the other side they call it Richmond Bridge.

The bridge is double decker.  The upper level is San Rafael Bound.  My husband and I often cross this bridge to go to Point Reyes National Seashore.

This is a closer look at the upper deck.  The bridge measures 5.5 miles, and just finished some retrofit work.

This is the shot on the lower deck on the way back to Richmond.

This is taken from Point Molate on the Richmond side looking southwest toward Marin County.  San Quentin Prison just beyond the bridge on the left side when San Rafael bound.

My World is a weekly meme hosted by the very same people who host Sky Watch.¬† For more entries about other people’s world, click here.

 
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Posted by on February 23, 2009 in bay area, My World, photo meme

 

My World #17: Fresh Sugarcane Juice, Anyone?

Fresh Sugarcane Juice, Anyone?, originally uploaded by airam94564.

I am aware that I told every body last week that I was intent on going to Napa/Sonoma Valley over the weekend. It did not happen. My husband was busy with church meetings/retreat. I was busy with chores. Then we had dinner with friends to finalize some travel plans for next week.

Anyway, let me tell you that California is my adopted home. It is also my husband’s adopted home. I was born and raised in the Philippines. He was from Bangladesh. We met and fell in love at work (yeah!).

In January of last year we had to go home to Bangladesh.  While there one day we chanced upon this ambulant cart selling fresh sugarcane juice. I thought it was very unique. We did not have this in the Philippines; well at least when I was there.  One day last month as I was cleaning out my archives I found this video/clip and husband suggested I share it with you all/blog about it.  Enjoy the video.  Nope I did not have any.  Now I wish I tried it.

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Posted by on February 9, 2009 in My World, photo meme