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HIGHLAND MEMORIALS

On this November 11, some images of Scottish war memorials. BRITISH COMMANDO MEMORIAL, SPEAN BRIDGE Memorial to the British Commandos who trained in the Spean Bridge area during WWII.   GLENCOE MASSACRE MEMORIAL, GLENCOE

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ALASKA BLACK BEAR

Some photos of Alaska Black Bears shot during my recent trip. BEAR CUB UP A TREE    

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COLUMBUS DAY

Happy Columbus Day! COLUMBUS MONUMENT, PORT VELL, BARCELONA Monument erected at the foot of La Rambla to commemorate Columbus’s meeting with King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella in Barcelona after his journey to the Americas.

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ALASKA CORMORANTS

 The following images were taken on a tour boat out of Seward, Alaska. PELAGIC CORMORANT The Pelagic Cormorant is a small, slender cormorant of the Pacific Coast. Although it is exclusively marine in habits, its name is misleading, since it … Continue reading

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SAN JUAN PUERTO RICO

Hurricane Maria has hit San Juan, Puerto Rico. Power may be out in some sectors for months.  Below are some images from my visit last November. ARRIVAL IN SAN JUAN APPROACH OF A STORM SAN JUAN FORT AS SEEN FROM … Continue reading

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HEMARIS THYSBE

Hemaris thysbe, commonly known as the hummingbird clearwing, is a  moth of the hawkmoth family. Coloration varies between individuals, but typically the moth is olive green and burgundy on its back, and white or yellow and burgundy on the underside. Its wings … Continue reading

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MEMORIES OF ST. MAARTEN

“I CAME FROM THE NORTH ESCAPING CONVENTION THE MODERN INVENTION THAT WON’T LET ME BE  TO THE SHORES OF ST. MAARTEN WITH MY FICTION ADDICTION TO RESTART THE FIRE A DREAMER’S REMEDY”                  … Continue reading

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ALASKA SEA MAMMALS

SEA OTTER SEA OTTERS HARBOUR SEAL   HARBOUR SEALS

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TEARS FOR BARCA

Less than a year after my memorable and very pleasant visit to Barcelona, the city has been hit by a terrorist attack. BARCELONA BEACH BARCELONA PANORAMA LOS RAMBLAS MARKET Market just steps from the famous Los Ramblas. LOS RAMBLAS  Site … Continue reading

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KENAI PENINSULA

The Kenai Peninsula is a large peninsula jutting from the coast of Southcentral Alaska. It is separated from the mainland on the west by  Cook Inlet and the east by Prince William Sound. The Kenai Peninsula has many glaciers in its eastern and southern areas. … Continue reading

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