Miscellaneous

Today is cold and gloomily overcast, the wind squeezing through the smallest opening, the clouds drizzling sporadically…. at a loose end ….browsing through my photos…

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Palms growing on the edge of Sekonyer river….

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What an amazing plant this is….the pitcher plant – a small nest of them deep in the rainforest.

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A domestic  duck enjoying the afternoon sun

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And a happy cat…. for thoe of us who are fond of cats and who acknowledge the dilemmas in doing so…

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Gorgeous floating butterflies  that refused to settle …..ahhhh!

All of these photos were taken somewhere along the sekonyer river in kalimantan.

Memories of Nepal

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My brother and I both have a love of mountains. The Himalaya would have to be one of the wonders of our planet. We spent a few weeks walking thru the kali gandaki valley which is said to be one of the deepest valleys on earth. Not difficult to imagine.

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Taken fromjust outside of Pokhhara

From Pokhara we flew to Jomsom and from there we walked up towards the tibetan plateau….spectacular country

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View looking up into a side valley heading north from Jomsom…..awesome

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Heading down the valley early one morning….

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Such a timeless amazing place….even now looking at these photos …the mountains feel almost sentient..

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And those that live there…. taken in a small village off the track ..

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The backdrop ..the foothills of Dalhagiri and a small glacier rushing down a side valley. Namaste …