Verdin – (Auriparus flaviceps) hanging around the Bougainvillea bush. Nice company on a lazy Christmas eve.
Thinking about Nepal and the earthquake(s) … I reviewed pictures of our Trek to Machupuchare in 2005/06. The woman pictured here is the mother of the guide who led Til’s (broken-leg) evacuation from middle… Continue reading
Spotted eagle-owl Scientific nameBubo africanus Kgalagidi Park South Africa. Returning to camp from a late afternoon/early evening game drive; we almost drove by missing this fellow quietly sitting in his tree. The light… Continue reading
NO, not the cartoon one… not a “meep-meep” peep. These guys are really common around our home and especially on the golf courses.
March 2009, Sohar, Al Batinah Region, Oman. A young camel jockey engaged in a foot race to the staging area … barefoot! HOT sand and sharp stones… TOUGH FEET!
While living in Oman we were were able to attend a few Camel Races. I was surprised to see that the Jockeys were young children. Upon inquiry I learned that although the United Arab… Continue reading
Winner of a Camel Beauty Pageant in Sohar, Oman 2006. I am not sure what the criteria for “The Most Beautiful Camel” were/are but, she won in a very crowded field. We… Continue reading
Taken in Chobe National Park. This group patiently watched as a herd of Water Buffalo passed to the left of us. I kept expecting them to start stalking, but they just watched… waiting… Continue reading
I am so fortunate to have the love of my life/soul-mate at my side… my thoughts today went to those who are not as lucky. Two photos I took in British Columbia at… Continue reading
Originally my interest was photographing the African “Big Five” (Lion, Leopard, Elephant, Giraffe, Water Buffalo) – only got four – the Leopard eluded us. However, what really excited me was the birds and their incredible… Continue reading