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Wheres my Backpack Travel Theme: Endearing

On a journey up stairs to investigate a plaintive ‘mewing’ I found Alfie Dog (puppy) unable to negotiate the stairs. Endearing and heart-breaking simultaneously. http://wheresmybackpack.com/2014/08/08/travel-theme-endearing/

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Travel Theme/Where’s My Backpack: Meeting Places

North West of Samail in the interior of Oman devotees flock to a market at the time of Eid. The market among date palms for coolness is a show-room for chickens, goat, and beef cattle eagerly sort after to cook and … Continue reading

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Travel Theme/Wheres my Backpack: Fresh

Ailsa’s looking for something fresh… Breakfast with friends in Ludlow, Shropshire; a full English with interpretations, tea, coffee and fresh orange juice for me on a lovely sunny morning. Breakfast went down well but more fresh orange juice for me … Continue reading

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Travel Theme/Where’s My Back-pack: Unexpected

Ailsa’s posed a tough topic this week…. Walking in the grounds of Croome Park (Worcestershire)on a day after heavy rain, a sudden gust of wind took hold the these two deck chairs and set the pair off on a steady … Continue reading

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Travel Theme/Wheresmybackpack: Cities

City The essence of ‘City’ is diversity and choice; the bigger the city the greater the greater the diversity and choice. Typically a city is the seat of government over a region, characterised by grand civic buildings and symbols of … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Split-second Story

This weeks Photo Challenge is to capture an image that tells the full story in a single frame. Make your own mind up about what happened next in this single frame. A joyful, noisy procession of devotees in Bhuj, Gujarat, … Continue reading

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Travel Theme: Blossom

Blossom hangs so heavy on the Blackthorn this Spring that it might fool some to think snow has fallen. Blackthorn is a ubiquitous small tree, common to scrubland and hedge-rows. It has long tough sharp thorns and black bark. It … Continue reading

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Travel Theme/WFC: Rivers/On the Move

Two for the price of one this week, On-the-Move on a river On the move… At the River Jiang in Jiangsu Province my progress is interrupted at this lock used by live-aboard sea-going vessels. Further upstream the river widened and … Continue reading

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Where’s my Backpack/Travel Theme: Close-up

She’s a little minx that Ailsa, now she wants us to get close up… So I offer you 6 hermaphrodite phone boxes getting up close, close-up http://wheresmybackpack.com/2014/05/02/travel-theme-close-up/ Click this link to find inspiring close-ups

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