I’m certain I can still feel the solitude I felt…
…when waiting for, and after sunset…
…in the late evening hours and the
early hours of each morning…
…spent in Alaska’s inside passage.
…in a freezer.
Tourists chilling out…
…in the Forty Below room.
Images from Alaska and Africa,
Botswana, to be exact.
My first three images are from…
…near or inside the…
Alaska Wildlife Conservation Centre
These two images are one and the same
and were an early morning capture
at Kwa Nokeng Lodge
I think either one would make a nice wall mount
and talking point.
thanks to Photoshop.
I have been informed that Baobabs
do not grow near a body of water.
However, I cannot find a definitive answer
to that comment.
When I first saw this theme…
…I immediately thought of this
form of communication.
Then nonverbal came to mind.
Definite signs of tenderness and caring
for each other are being exhibited.
Without context this is simply an image of two birds.
These two would look at each other and
exchange a few words, as in this photo.
They would then look straight ahead
while furiously bobbing their heads up and down.
When they had ‘laughed’ at the joke
they would start another story,
repeating the cycle every thirty seconds or so.
Must have been short jokes.
When ears are shaken in this manner,
know that you have been warned.
This elephant is definitely wanting its own
space and is telling tourists to get lost,
in no uncertain manner.
If unheeded the next move is to
lay the ears flat against its head and charge.
This youngsters parents were asking her
to stop so I could take my photos.
I felt her reply was not
a come hither gesture, however,
it is just another form of
I have used nature to provide me with
some brightness this week.
Amazing how bright an area look with
some yellow or other bright colour…
…popping among the greenery.
This yellow and purple combination
was captured at Denali in Alaska.
The above image (marigolds?)
is from Juneau in Alaska.
Geelong grown Dahlias…
…and way past its best a home grown anemone.
our very own starr as it lights up
a lone catamaran
on Corio Bay.
Inside Passage Sunset…
…at approximately 0100.
In Australia in June the sun sets
about six hours earlier.