Archive | Parades, rituals and special events

Parades, special events and holiday rituals are captured for this category of travel photography and shares all the wonderful imagery of that particular destination and celebration.

Lisu villas and lush tropical landscapes

Hill tribe stay in Northern Thailand

A hill tribe visit and stay in Northern Thailand   My driver picked me up from my Chiang  Mai hotel early afternoon for a short one hour trip to the Lisu hill tribe in Northern Thailand. This area has been settled with a variety of tribes that immigrated from various parts of China, Tibet and Laos, […]

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Parmigiana at the Fancy food show

The Fancy Food Show – Travel Photo Mondays

Eating my way through the Fancy Food Show in San Francisco   It was my first sample bite: sharp, edgy and bursting with flavor.  It was just the perfect first bite of cheese and not just any cheese, it was from an entire wheel of Parmigiano Reggiano from Parma in Italy’s Emilia-Romagna region. I’m already in heaven and wanting to […]

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Downtown Vegas is Where It's At

Downtown Vegas is Where It’s At

Did you know that downtown Vegas is where it’s at? It seems like Downtown Las Vegas is giving the strip a run for the money –  attracting locals and visitors; showing that Downtown Vegas is where it’s at! What is spurring on this interest in reviving the downtown area? There’s a combination of events including redevelopment and […]

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Cherry blossom and pagoda in Japan town

San Francisco Cherry blossom parade, Travel Photo Discovery #43

     San Francisco Cherry blossom festival – Travel Photo Mondays It’s Monday morning, time to enjoy some gorgeous travel photography and inspiration from around the world. Let’s banish those Monday blues by sharing gorgeous imagery and story telling. You can also check us out on Twitter for Travel Photo Mondays at #tpMondays for more updates and submissions […]

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Tentacles exhibit

Tentacles on parade at the Monterey Bay Aquarium

Tentacles on parade at the Monterey Bay Aquarium “Wow that is awesome”, a wide-eyed kid blurts out to his friend who nods in agreement and adds ‘ yeah pretty cool!’ That is the typical consensus all day long at the new Tentacles exhibit which just opened at the Monterey Bay Aquarium – a new exhibit […]

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Sunrise in Hawaii, Travel Photo Mondays #28

Watching, singing and eating my way through the Waimea Ocean Film Festival

Watching, singing and eating my way through the Waimea Ocean Film Festival In such a short time frame I have witnessed awesome surfing,  immense amounts of garbage being collected on a remote arctic beach, seen the tragic decline of the worlds largest glaciers in time-lapsed photography and heard the sweet melodic voices of Lia singing […]

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