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British and Foreign Insects
Skyfire 2017 is the 29th year for this fireworks event. It is probably the biggest single public event in Canberra. I hadn't been for a few years but this year thought I'd get a better view from one of the cruise boats. (Except they are always moving.) I caught most parts of the 20 minute show.
Rainforest Nature Walk Victoria, Australia
A refreshing collection of lush, green nature images shot in Great Otway National Park, Victoria, along the Great Ocean Rd. Australian rainforest at it's best with eucalypts, tree ferns, waterfalls and creeks with moss covered rocks.
Landscapes of Madagascar
Beautiful, scenic Madagascar.
Sailboats off the Coast of Madagascar
This gallery is made up of images of the colorful and varied sailboats one can find plying the waters of the Mozambique Channel off the west coast of Madagascar.
Solar Panel Installation
These photographs follow the process of installing 132 solar panels on the roof of a commercial workshop. This photovoltaic system powers a large engineering operation and the finished solar array provides the business owner with large amounts of green energy. The installation involves the electricians manhandling the panels onto the roof, fitting the rails, fitting the panels and wiring the inverter to change the power from DC to AC.
Building site preparation including concrete pour and scrimming of house slab
The Eurasian treecreeper (Certhia familiaris) is a small passerine common in woodlands across Europe and Asia. In the British Isles, it prefers broadleaved woodland where it can be seen creeping up tree trunks using its long claws searching for insects in the bark with its long, curved bill. Its upper plumage is brown mottled with black and white, which provides excellent camouflage against tree bark, with a white underside and brown trail, which it uses for support as it ascends the tree.
Etosha National Park, Namibia
I visited the Etosha National Park in northwestern Namibia during December 2016. It is a place full of magic, and the largest wildlife sanctuary in Namibia spanning an area of 22,270 square kilometres (8,600 sq mi). The park is home to hundreds of species of mammals, birds and reptiles, including several threatened and endangered species such as the black rhinoceros.
Views of the stadium across the Swan River from East Perth Victoria Gardens. Includes family fishing in the East Perth Brook (Stadium in background) and various cycle and walking paths
Assorted color Western Wildflowers.
Spring brings new life in the mountains along with that are the multitude of colorful wildflowers that dot the mountains and valleys along the Rocky Mountains colors from dark blues to bright yellows along with reds and orange and many more that is what makes springtime and summer in the western mountains so wonderful.
This is a collection of some of my favorite captures of "childhood." Oh, to be young again!
The rock hyrax (Procavia capensis), also called rock badger and Cape hyrax, is commonly referred to in South African English as the dassie. Like all hyraxes, it is a medium-sized (~4 kg) terrestrial mammal, superficially resembling a guinea pig with short ears and tail. The closest living relatives to hyraxes are the modern-day elephants and sirenians. The rock hyrax is found across Africa and the Middle East. Photographed in Bettys Bay, South Africa.
Urban Bikes and Bicycle Transportation
Bike riding is popular in cities where infrastructure is geared toward safety and practical travel.
World Cities Travel
The world's top travel destinations including New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Sydney, Stockholm, Ho Chi MInh City, and San Diego
Tofo is a coastal town in southeastern Mozambique, 550km from the capital Maputo. It's known for the curved Tofo Beach and nearby coral reefs. It is located in the popular Imhambane Province in Mozambique. Life pretty much takes place on the beach and at the outdoor Tofo market, which also serves as the town square. English and Portuguese are widely spoken by the friendly locals. Fishing, snorkeling, scuba diving and spearfishing are popular tourist attractions.
Waveski surfing is a dynamic sport combining the paddle power of a sit on top kayak with the manoeuvrability and performance of a surfboard. A Waveski resembles a larger surfboard, with the addition of a seat, fins, foot straps, and seat belt, enabling the rider to eskimo roll if overturned. The waveski rider or waveski surfer uses a double ended kayak paddle for motion while seated in the waveski. Photographed in South Africa.
These floral images were taken from different parts of Washington State, primarily during the Spring and Summer months. All images are macro or closeup to capture the detail
Fruit and Vegetable
Here is collection of fruit and vegetable
Brydes whale washed up on rocks
A Brydes whale (male) washed up on the rocks at Pringle Bay, South Africa, on 26 July 2017. An autopsy is being performed to discover the cause of death.
Urban Rail Transportation
Cities with rail transportation including subways,light rail,trams,and street cars, and international trains
The African penguin (Spheniscus demersus), also known as the jackass penguin and black-footed penguin is a species of penguin, confined to southern African waters. It is also widely known as the jackass penguin for its donkey-like bray. Photos taken at the Stony Point Penguin Colony, Bettys Bay, South Africa.
The Chacma baboon (Papio ursinus), also known as the Cape baboon. In general the species is not threatened, but human population pressure has increased contact between humans and baboons. Photographed in Bettys Bay, South Africa.
The Cape cormorant or Cape shag (Phalacrocorax capensis) is a seabird endemic to the southwestern coasts of Africa. They breed in large aggregations on offshore islands and the mainland, with nests constructed from seaweed, stems and sticks. Both parents feed the chick, regurgitating food (fish) directly into its open mouth. Photographed in Bettys Bay, South Africa.
Here is collection of flowers in closeup or macro
New York City
New York in action, a city that never sleeps, ice-skating in Central Park, the big apple, holiday destination, metropolitan, vibrant city, entertainment in New York, commercial, tourist, pedestrians in NYC, Times Square in daylight,
Adventure in Cape Town, South Africa
Adventure sport and fun in Cape Town, South Africa
Zanzibar is a semi-autonomous region of Tanzania in East Africa. It is composed of the Zanzibar Archipelago in the Indian Ocean, 25â€“50 kilometres (16â€“31 mi) off the coast of the mainland, and consists of many small islands and two large ones: Unguja (the main island, referred to informally as Zanzibar) and Pemba. The capital is Zanzibar City, located on the island of Unguja. Its historic centre is Stone Town, which is a World Heritage Site.
Native Americans gathering at Music Festival in Telluride, Colorado, USA
The Megaliths of Stonehenge, one of the most famous and recognizable sites in the world. In 1986 Stonehenge was added to UNESCOâ€™s register of World Heritage sites. These days Stonehenge draws more than 800,000 tourists a year, many of whom also visit the regionâ€™s numerous other Neolithic and Bronze Age marvels. One of the most popular beliefs was that Stonehenge was built by the Druids. These high priests of the Celts, constructed it for sacrificial ceremonies.
Cinderellas Castle, Walt Disneyland, USA
Cinderellas Castle, Walt Disneyland, USA
Nevada, Arizona Desert, USA
Landscape stretching from Las Vegas to California, showcasing mustangs, Joshua trees and Grand Canyon in Nevada, Mojave Desert, USA
Butterfly suckling Nectar