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bluster

 

 

We were fortunate to miss the bulk of this storm.

it produced over 100 mm of rain

along with 4 cm diameter hail

We were happy with

our 12 mm of gentle rain

and lots of noisy thunder

 

 

 

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chill

 

All my chill images should have

provided us with a chilling experience…

 

…unfortunately, the opposite was true.

Although it was snowing on

Canada’s Athabasca Glacier in Alberta, 

moving around kept us warm.

 

Even our visit to

Alaska’s Mendenhall Glacier

was undertaken in bright sunshine.

I must confess wearing more than

a cotton shirt on the

glacier visits though.

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travel

 

On Canada’s famous Rocky Montaineer…

 

 

…we travelled from Lake Louise…

 

…to Vancouver…

 

 

…over the Canadian Rocky Mountains…

 

 

…with an overnight…

 

 

 

  

…stop in Kamloops.

 

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cradle

 

Telephone handsets in their cradles.

 

Our Granddaughter is in her hospital cot…March 2021.

 

 

Grandfather and Granddaughter bonding.

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rocky

 

In the distance is…

…Point Roadknight.

 

 

Part of The Grampians which in turn

is at the southern end of Australia’s

Great Dividing Range.

 

About 20 minutes out of Geelong

is a rock formation known as Dog Rocks.

Being isolated from ambient lighting it is

an ideal place for night photography….so I’m told   🙂

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outbound

Outbound from Dover to Calais.

 

Outbound from Geelong on the Hygeia

for our camera club sunset cruise on

Corio Bay.

 

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wakes

The Holland America Line vessel,

the Noordam…

 

…left a long trailing wake as it cruised

the inside passage to Alaska.

 

 

A much smaller vessel the Hygeia

appeared to leave a turbulent wake behind

as it cruised Geelong’s

Corio Bay.

 

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Pic-and-Word-Challenge_Wk286-Sailing

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sailing

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In mid-Feruary 2019, our Camera Club…

 

…organised a sunset cruise on Corio Bay.

 

Being a non-sailor, I never gave a thought,

that others may also be sailing.

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dance

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 This field of wildflowers would look pretty

when dancing in the breeze…

 

…as would these (I think) iris.

This cereal crop is at just the right height

to dance when the breeze picks up.

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