Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
– Mark Twain I took these pictures by the port of Fisherman’s Wharf in The World Famous Scallop Port of Digby, Nova Scotia. Our adventures were rewarded by the world famous Digby scallops.
Big or small, enjoy your adventures this weekend!
I chose this photo for the weekly challenge “Dialogue”. Dialogue is an engaging conversational exchange.
Whenever I visit the park and look at this sculpture, I always wonder what kind of dialogue the hammer heads are having. Can you take a guess? I would love to hear from you in the comments below.
Have a good rest of the weekend!
But wait, someone thought this would make a lovely home.
Welcome to the world, little one!
(of a fabric, rope, or cord) unravel or become worn at the edge, typically through constant rubbing.
Capture a silhouette.
Photography is all about experimenting with light, and then positioning yourself (or your subject) in the right spot to achieve a certain effect. One such effect is a silhouette, in which an outline of someone or something appears dark against a lighter background. Silhouettes can be very dramatic and resemble black shapes without any details, but the effect varies from picture to picture.
Here are some visual treats from Egypt.
Thanks for stopping by. Have a great weekend!
“For this week’s challenge, share with us your own take on zigging and zagging.”
This picture was taken in one of the wealthy merchants’ homes in the Fortress of Louisbourg, in Canada during our summer vacation last year. Thanks to the efforts of the archaeologists and the work of Parks Canada and the Fortress Louisbourg Association, we were able to experience life in Louisbourg during its heyday. During the summer months hundreds of re-enactors or “animators” of all ages, from wealthy merchants to poor soldiers, populate the streets of the restored fortress working, playing, and living life as they would have in 1744.
The actor who played a servant’s role in the house educated us about this art. She explained that the lady who worked on this tapestry had to know how to read and count in order to make this beautiful art.
This week the WordPress weekly photo challenge says to share your own vision of a container you find interesting. Here is a carved pumpkin for serving eggs at a breakfast buffet on a cruise ship.
Relic: something from a past time, place or culture.
I visited Khajuraho group of monuments, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, in 2007.
Greatly influenced by the Tantric school of thought, the Chandela kings promoted various Tantric doctrines through royal monuments, including temples. Sculptors of Khajuraho depicted all aspects of life. The society of the time believed in dealing frankly and openly with all aspects of life, including sex. In accordance with ancient treatises on architecture, erotic depictions were reserved for specific parts of the temples only. The rest of the temple was profusely covered with other aspects of life, secular and spiritual.