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#21 Peter Connan

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Posted 18 July 2015 - 12:03 PM

I can't see them here, but by clicking on them I can see your gallery. Stunning photos. I too would love one day to photograph the northern lights, but I am not built for those temperatures.

 

Not seeing them here is maybe a good thing, as it allowed me to see your awesome aviation photos too! Thank you @Big Andy.


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Posted 18 July 2015 - 12:18 PM

I'm certainly no expert, in fact quite the opposite, but have been told that it's worth clearing your cache memory/browsing history to try and cure this problem. Let me know if that works for you, it did for me on a different forum with the same problem.



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Posted 18 July 2015 - 12:25 PM

I could see them yesterday (and very good they were!) but today I only see the links. (I use firefox)



#24 Tom Kellie

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Posted 01 December 2015 - 05:20 AM

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~ These images were made at around 8 am on Tuesday, 1 December, 2015. Winter's arrival is three weeks away, but the chill, frozen snow and atmosphere are wintry enough to qualify.

 

Looking out the 8th floor windows of my Beijing apartment, it was the thickest, most intense air pollution that I've ever seen in my life, in Beijing or elsewhere.

 

No magpies or sparrows have been observed during the past five hours, which is unprecedented.

 

Fatalistic students and local residents go about their business without masks, including jogging and vigorously playing basketball to lessen stress.

 

As this is the lowest visibility during my 17 years in Beijing, I'll remain indoors all day, as there's enough food. 

 

As there's a trip report in progress, this is ample incentive to dedicate the entire day to uploading images and accompanying verse.

 

These images underscore my eagerness to return to the blue skies of Leopard Hills next month for the abundant wildlife sightings and dips in the plunge pool!

 

Tom K.

 


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Posted 01 December 2015 - 06:59 AM

that is appauling pollution, no good for anyone's health  


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Posted 02 December 2015 - 12:49 AM

Chinese pollution  WHO the World Health Organization says this is 25 times over the safe maximum exposure

 

this is something which would not have been reported locally


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Posted 02 December 2015 - 06:35 PM

Man that's a revolting sky! I can understand your desire to stay indoors, if not escape the city completely!
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Posted 10 December 2015 - 09:16 PM

A few winter landscapes from the Mourne Mountains in Northern Ireland. These are from the last few years. The Mourne Wall runs in a 21 mile loop and is around 6ft high with 3 towers on different summits, in places the snow is regularly level with the top of it. Myself and my 2 dogs feature in a couple of these along with my brother.

 

16265762629_38904e01e0_b.jpgMourne Mountains Sunset by Philip Blair, on Flickr

 

16426028586_73a2204b21_b.jpgMourne Mountains, 4/2/15 by Philip Blair, on Flickr

 

16421391302_c38be52426_b.jpgMourne Mountains, Northern Ireland 1/2/15 by Philip Blair, on Flickr

 

16420584331_a88d689fe7_b.jpgMourne Mountains, Northern Ireland 1/2/15 by Philip Blair, on Flickr

 

16115295406_cd6f0b79e0_b.jpgSlieve Bernagh First light by Philip Blair, on Flickr

 

16141101735_614840e8d7_b.jpgStile under the stars by Philip Blair, on Flickr

 

12037401944_15b313fae2_b.jpgSlieve Meelbeg by Philip Blair, on Flickr

 

11752230413_7993290f40_b.jpgDonard Shelter Tower 2 by Philip Blair, on Flickr

 

8623077988_6c71994918_b.jpgMournes4-4-13prs21 by Philip Blair, on Flickr

 

8592435867_d1fc0d0e59_b.jpgMournes17-3-13prs3 by Philip Blair, on Flickr

 

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8247817186_886e2022ee_b.jpgSlieve Donard1prs by Philip Blair, on Flickr


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Posted 11 December 2015 - 02:39 AM

Very nice photos @phil_b, quite the contrast to the pollution @Tom Kellie showed in his photos of Beijing.  


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Posted 11 December 2015 - 03:04 AM

@phil_b

Absolutely lovely photos. I would never have guessed that they were taken in Northern Ireland.
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Posted 12 December 2015 - 05:41 PM

Woke up to snow in Sedona, Arizona this morning :)

 

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Posted 14 December 2015 - 12:30 AM

Woke up to snow in Sedona, Arizona this morning :)

 

~ @Patty

 

Your first photo, with the yellow foliage below and snow-dusted red rocks above, is one of the loveliest I've seen in quite a while.

 

Just gorgeous!

 

It's so thoughtful of you, @Patty, to take time to share these Sedona images with us while you're on the road.

 

Sedona ranks as one of the most charming communities in the Southwest...yet to see it with snow...that's the BEST!

 

To wake up to such a sight must be a joy. Thank you so much for sharing it with us on Safaritalk.

 

Tom K.


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Posted 15 December 2015 - 01:58 PM

Sunset Crater, Arizona

 

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Canyon de Chelly, Arizona yesterday. It was snowing sideways by the time we got there.

 

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We made it to Petrified Forest yesterday afternoon only to find the park closed. Hoping the park reopens this morning. The forecast is clear for the next few days.


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Posted 20 December 2015 - 09:40 AM

~ @Patty

 

Who sez there's no real winter in the American Southwest?

 

Your eye-pleasing photos are bringing us along on your journey.

 

The intense blue sky is such a sharp contrast from the snow.

 

Sideways snow flurries in Canyon de Chelly? Wow!

 

It's interesting to see the ancient red stone dusted with snow.

 

Were you able to visit the Petrified Forest?

 

I imagine that you've enjoyed several terrific meals during your journey.

 

As Christmas approaches, I'm hoping that every day will be magic!

 

Tom K.


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Posted 20 December 2015 - 04:07 PM

Thanks @Tom Kellie! Yes we did indeed make it into the park the following morning.

 

Painted Desert

 

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Petrified Forest

 

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Bosque del Apache

 

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It has been unusually cold throughout much of the Southwest. It was 16 degrees F at the crane pond at Bosque del Apache at 7am. We're in Santa Fe now enjoying the festive atmosphere.


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Posted 20 December 2015 - 04:53 PM

~ @Patty

 

Please pardon my ignorance.

 

What kind of cranes are those in the crane pond?

 

I've never seen anything like it.

 

That's great news that you've reached Santa Fe.

 

Gotta be a wonderful place to be during the holidays.

 

Love these snow & sunshine & rock images!

 

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Posted 20 December 2015 - 05:06 PM

~ @Patty

 

After looking at the crane pond photo again, I need to add that it's an exceptionally lovely image, with superb colors.

 

Very ‘American Southwest’ tones, which I find attractive.

 

Those colors are so easy on the eyes.

 

Tom K.


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Posted 27 December 2015 - 09:42 PM

@Tom Kellie They're a mix of lesser and greater sandhill cranes. In Austin now and will slowly start to make our way back to Carmel on Friday.


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Posted 29 December 2015 - 03:59 AM

@Tom Kellie They're a mix of lesser and greater sandhill cranes. In Austin now and will slowly start to make our way back to Carmel on Friday.

 

~ @Patty

 

That's quite a drive!

 

Where will New Year's Eve be?

 

Someplace special?

 

Tom K.


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Posted 29 December 2015 - 02:14 PM

 

@Tom Kellie They're a mix of lesser and greater sandhill cranes. In Austin now and will slowly start to make our way back to Carmel on Friday.

 

~ @Patty

 

That's quite a drive!

 

Where will New Year's Eve be?

 

Someplace special?

 

Tom K.

 

NYE will be a quiet evening at home with Mark's family.


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