I admire women in developing countries. They work so hard without all the luxuries we have in the west. On top of that, they can maintain an appearance of cleanliness and are often demure. The following are photographs I took at Dong Ba Market in Huế.
The fish is so fresh. They only have ice to keep it cold; you would soon know if it wasn’t.Added for WordPress challenge “Admiration“
Some previously published night snaps here. Nice to put them together.
Melbourne from the Macedon Ranges
Ninety Mile Beach
Port Phillip Bay from Rosebud
Swimming pool at Koh Samet resort
Hosier Lane, Melbourne
Newlyweds, Flinders St, Melbourne
The Large Magellanic Cloud
Dancing on a boat
Ha Long Bay
Street food, Chiang mai, Thailand
Well deserved break from routine
Chiang mai market
Another tough day on the beach. Koh Samet, Thailand
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I dig faces, but they always see the camera and get all shy …or… pose 😦 or to be honest, I’m not patient or quick enough. Added for Ailsa’s Faces. Chiang MaiThailand
On the train to the “Bridge over the River Kwai”
Grand Palace, Bangkok
This baby elephant’s name was James Bond
Collecting lotus flowers at the Emperor’s tomb in Hue.
I didn’t think I had any photos for this luminous subject. But there are a few.
Hoi an lantern shop
By the fire at Wilson’s Promontory
In 2013, we visited Vietnam and part of that extraordinary country is Ha Long Bay. It rained and rained; we encountered some trickery on the boat we were travelling on as well. Despite all this we still managed to see what a beautiful place Ha Long Bay is.
A break in the weather
Lack of environmental control 1
Lack of environmental control 2
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The Huc Bridge, Hoàn Kiếm Lake, Hanoi
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If you visit Hanoi, always wake before sunrise, grab your camera and go for a walk around the city’s Lake, Hồ Hoàn Kiếm. You will be rewarded for sure. I was not prepared, only armed with compact, but I managed to snap the odd one. Added for Ailsa’s Graceful