A-Photo-a-Week-Challenge-Texture

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Two similar shots taken

half a world apart.

Our Camera Club cruise on Corio Bay

in February this year presented me

with this image.

The tags on this one tell me

it was taken in

Skagway, Alaska.

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A Photo a Week Challenge: Texture

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Word-of-Day-Challenge-Balmy

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I spent nearly an hour on our balcony watching and photographing

the Disney Wonder being overtaken by the Noordam.

This was around midnight and the weather

could only be described as balmy.

My fascinating was the hour the sun was setting

as we progressed further north.

A June sunset is around 1700 in

Victoria (Down Under) in June.

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Word of the Day Challenge:  Balmy

Pic-and-Word-Challenge_Wk159_Rugged

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The North American Rockies seemed

a good starting point for rugged scenery.

These first two images are from

an excursion inland from Skagway…

both depicting the ruggedness of the Rocky Mountains.

 

The highlight of our cruise waas visiting Glacier Bay.

Truly magnificent is an apt description

of the scenery and the experience.

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Pic and Word Challenge: Rugged

Word-of-Day-Challenge-Integrated

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Not long into our cruise up

The Inside Passaage…

We discovered that our

Holland America Noordam Cruise Ship

and a Princess cruise liner which was shadowing us

were all owned by Carnival Cruises.

During this excursion from Skagway into Canada

we heard that the train had been purchased

by Holland America and would, therefore,

be integrated into the Carnival Company.

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Word of the Day Challenge: Integrated