Friday, March 30, 2007

Is this normal???

This is the second white dandelion plant I have ever seen. The first was in Korea. This one was in Fukuoka, Japan.

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misc. plants in Fukuoka, Japan

Little plants growing on the bark of a tree at the Gokoku Shrine.Growing on a fence around the Kinen Tower of the Fukuoka Castle.A sideways tree at the Fukuoa Castle.A wooden fence at 'the site of the retreat of Josui Kuroda' which is now a peony garden (unfortunately it was too early in the year for me to actually see any of the flowers in the garden, which was huge).
[All photos taken March 12, 2007]

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Saturday, January 27, 2007

in transit II

between Dahshur and Memphisfruit and vegetable standdate palmsa donkey carta donkey in the shade
(check out the fence/wall)local transportation
[all pictures taken October 2005]


Pyramids of Egypt... as I saw them... (part III)

Dahshurthe Red Pyramid: the first true pyramid
[Sneferu]the way out
(the Red Pyramid)the Bent Pyramid
Unfortunately that was as close as I got to the Bent Pyramid, as it was during Ramadan and everything was shutting down at 3.
[all pictures taken October 2005]

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in transit

between Saqqara and Dahshurtraveling
[taken October 2005]

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Pyramids of Egypt... as I saw them... (part II)

SaqqaraZoser's Funerary ComplexThe Step Pyramidtransportationcrumbling pyramids in the distance
[all pictures taken October 2005]

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Saturday, January 13, 2007

Pyramids of Egypt... as I saw them... (part I)

Gizafront to back: The Queens Pyramids (3), Pyramid of Menkuare, Pyramid of Khafre, Great Pyramid of Khufu
The Pyramid of Khafre and
the Sphinx (Abu al-Hol/Father of Terror)the best way to see them
[all pictures taken September 2005]The Pyramids of Giza beyond Cairo,
seen from the terrace of the Citadel.
(They are there... in the center of the picture,
past - and taller than - the buildings.)
[taken October 2005]

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good memories

Alexandria, Egypt
[September 2005 Megan's camera]

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Sunday, December 31, 2006

flower tree

This tree was covered in flowers. I loved it. I'm still not sure exactly what kind of tree it is (I haven't actually looked it up).[pictures taken spring 2004, Kyeonggi Province, South Korea]

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Osaka, Japan

[all photos taken fall 2003]

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[taken in spring 2005]

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a painting on a wall around a construction site
[taken early 2005 in Songpa-Gu, Seoul, South Korea]

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Monday, November 20, 2006

fall colors

Seoul, South Korea [taken 2006-11-18]

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spring and fall

Olympic Park, Seoul, South Korea
[taken 2006-04-30 and 2006-11-18]

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Saturday, November 18, 2006


These flowers are EVERYWHERE (and in several colors) here in the spring.
[taken 2006-04-30, Olympic Park, Seoul, South Korea]

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The first white dandelion I've ever seen.
[taken 2006-05-13, Muuido, South Korea]

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Sunday, November 05, 2006

at the palace

in the secret garden
a sundial
Photos taken at Changdeok Palace in Seoul, South Korea.
[taken 2006-10-06]


on my wall