Word-of-Day-Challenge-Guide

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guide

a person who shows the way to others, especially one employed
to show tourists around places of interest.
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Contrary to popular opinion…

…our Safari Guide is not asleep, he is planning mode.

MGW says she would trust her life with him.

In a few months we will be doing just that again.

We rate him the best Guide in the world.

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Word of the Day Challenge:  Guide

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Cee’s-Hunt4Joy-Challenge-Jump4Joy

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While entertaining tourists and jumping around

during their dance routine…

…one of the dancers found a weak spot in the decking.

Fortunately he was not injured.

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Cee’s-Hunt-for-Joy-Challenge:  Jump-for-Joy

FOWChallenge-Pressure

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pressure

continuous physical force exerted on or against
an object by something in contact with it.
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If my memory is any good

…my Grade 6 teacher told us that

the pressure (per square inch) under

a woman’s high heel shoe is greater than

the pressure per square inch under

an elephants foot.

 

Fifty-one years later I captured these images

which may help explain why it is indeed

a lesser pressure under an elephant’s foot.

However, I try to keep my toes away

from elephants and high heels!  🙂

Didn’t want to look foolish so I just asked Google

“What exerts more pressure-per-square inch when walking

a 100 lb woman in high heels or a 6,000 lb elephant

in bare feet?

[At the moment when only the heel rests on the ground.]

(Stiletto heels have an area of about 1/16 of a square inch.

Elephants, unlike humans, walk with two feet

on the ground at a time.

Each foot is about 40 square inches.

Thus, the woman “wins” by far

more than 1,500 psi versus 75 psi.)”

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WeeklyPrompts-PC-Unusual

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I like this photo.

And my subject wasn’t going to be

moved for love nor money.

A work colleague of six years ago asked what this was.

I guess it’s not often we see elephant trunks

up close like this.

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Weekly Prompt Photo Challenge:  Unusual

Word-of-Day-Challenge-Gazelle

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gazelle

a small, slender antelope that typically has curved horns
and a fawn-coloured coat with white underparts,
found in open country in Africa and Asia.
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Our first sighting…

…of African animals.

 

Impala…

 

…the rabbits of Africa.

At least that’s what we were told

and have come to believe to be true.

You will always sight an Impala on a game drive.

Kudu

We were told that kudu burgers

were on the menu one night..

Tasted okay.

Fairly certain these are Springbok members

of the gazelle clan.

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Word of the Day Challenge:  Gazelle

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Word-of-Day-Challenge-Boggle

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boggle

(of a person or their mind) be astonished
or baffled when trying to imagine something.
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Who would have thought in the 1950s…

…that it would be possible to fly

Melbourne to London with only one stop.

I think Air Canada is flying to Vancouver

from Melbourne non stop.

We flew Brisbane to Vancouver a weeks or so

prior to the Melbourne flight commencing.

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Word of the Day Challenge:  Boggle

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Lens-Artist-PC-79-Window-with-View

 

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Three windows,

three countries…

An area known as God’s Window,

overlooking South Africa’s

Blyde River Canyon.

 

 

Our window view at Buckland’s BnB,

Matamata, New Zealand,

near the Hobbiton Movie set.

Westminster Abbey, London,

England.

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Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Patti:  Window-with-a-View

Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Leya:  Window-with-a-View

Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Amy:  Window with-a-View

Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Tina:   Window-with-a-View