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Post by theminis on Sat Jun 08 2013, 01:21

Some photos from around the world that show the beauty, wonder and amazement all around us.

Hope you like -

The worlds most dangerous walkway - El Caminito del rey - Spain


Cala Salada, Ibiza, Spain


Snowy Owl


Cherry blossom trees - Japan


Hallstatt, Austria


Cephalonia Island, Melissani Cave - Greece


Switzerland


Hope these made you smile, or at least plan a holiday LOL

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Post by silly girl on Sat Jun 08 2013, 01:28

So beautiful...thanks for posting...although the first photo gives me palpitations... Wink


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Post by theminis on Sat Jun 08 2013, 01:32

Me too Silly girl - I used to do rock climbing many years ago but the highest I climbed up was around 60 meters, now that I have vertigo I cant even climb steps without falling over - funny how things change.

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Post by party animal - not! on Sat Jun 08 2013, 01:51

Ah, maybe having children has done that. Same sort of thing happened to me with flying. I thought it might be a sort of self protection thing as well as a protective thing. Responsibilities and all that.........

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Post by Mazy on Sat Jun 08 2013, 01:55

These are so beautiful I love the cherry blossoms and....
You know looking over them I cannot pick a favorite they are all wonderful. When I look at pictures like this I think how can you not believe. My all time favorite are sunsets. Thank you so much Theminis for posting them.

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Post by theminis on Sat Jun 08 2013, 02:03

PAN - yep I think you are right there - I no longer ride on the back of hubbys Ducati for the same reason, responsibilities and all.....

Mazy - you are welcome, I have a million of these on my hard-drive, many sunset ones too, just gorgeous.

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Post by it's me on Sat Jun 08 2013, 06:07

Awwwww amazing!
First one scaring, but all the others are fantastic! That sparkling pure water!!! WOW ! Group

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Post by playfuldeb on Sun Jun 09 2013, 04:24

I agree about the first one. I love heights, but dont think I could walk along that path. Sometimes I triop when I walk, and that would not be a good thing on that pathway! Would love to play in that clear water in image #2. I think I'm half fish

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Post by it's me on Sun Jun 09 2013, 06:28

Hahahahaha funny you baby Hug1

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Re: Our Amazing World

Post by theminis on Thu Jun 13 2013, 00:05

Alaska

Animals

I took the picture below - 12 Apostles in Victoria Australia



And I took this one too

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Re: Our Amazing World

Post by theminis on Thu Jun 13 2013, 00:08

My home town



Egypt

Fukushima Japan

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Re: Our Amazing World

Post by silly girl on Thu Jun 13 2013, 00:12

I love your photographs...what is the 12 apostles?  beautiful!!!

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Post by theminis on Thu Jun 13 2013, 00:18

The Twelve Apostles is a collection of limestone stacks off the shore of the Port Campbell National Park, by the Great Ocean Road in Victoria, Australia. Their proximity to one another has made the site a popular tourist attraction.

The apostles were formed by erosion: the harsh weather conditions from the Southern Ocean gradually eroded the soft limestone to form caves in the cliffs, which then became arches, which in turn collapsed; leaving rock stacks up to 45 metres high.

There are no longer 12, as many have collapsed, there are only 8 left. 

When we first came to Australia when I was 6, my Dad took me there and told me I was standing on the edge of Australia, so we did the same with our 3, they loved it and have been telling everyone that they have stood on the edge of Australia.

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Re: Our Amazing World

Post by theminis on Thu Jun 13 2013, 00:22

Iceland


India


St Lucia



Greece - Sunset

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Post by it's me on Thu Jun 13 2013, 09:18

Last ones are paintings, right? Also the cathedral too, I would hope

!!!!!!!!!  


All of them aew wonderful, aamazing!

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Post by theminis on Thu Jun 13 2013, 09:35

As far as Im aware, Iceland and Greece and real photos.  Iceland is a photo of icebergs on Black Beach.  Greece photo I cropped its a bi larger and you can see its taken from a distance.  The Alaskan one is meant to be some sort of aurora borealis I think, may be real.

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Re: Our Amazing World

Post by Joanna on Thu Jun 13 2013, 10:31

"A World without Nulear Weapons"


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http://www.globalzero.org/

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Re: Our Amazing World

Post by Katiedot on Thu Jun 13 2013, 10:39

theminis wrote:
When we first came to Australia when I was 6, my Dad took me there and told me I was standing on the edge of Australia, so we did the same with our 3, they loved it and have been telling everyone that they have stood on the edge of Australia.

That's such a great idea! I remember my parents taking me to Cornwall when I was little and telling me this was the very end of England.

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Post by Joanna on Thu Jun 13 2013, 11:17

Yes Katie, Lands End used to be a great place to be.
But now it's all commercialised and one has to pay to experience that.
Grrrrrrr.....

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Post by theminis on Thu Jun 13 2013, 12:47

Katiedot wrote:
theminis wrote:
When we first came to Australia when I was 6, my Dad took me there and told me I was standing on the edge of Australia, so we did the same with our 3, they loved it and have been telling everyone that they have stood on the edge of Australia.







That's such a great idea! I remember my parents taking me to Cornwall when I was little and telling me this was the very end of England.

We went there about a month ago but almost every day they talk about how exciting it was to stand on the edge (even my 3 year old has told all his daycare friends), they keep asking when can we go back - its wonderful to pass on the same memories and see them experience it as I did. 

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Re: Our Amazing World

Post by Lakin460 on Thu Jun 13 2013, 12:52

Great pics!!!!!  It IS an amazing world.  God is an awesome creator!

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Post by theminis on Thu Jun 13 2013, 12:57

Speaking of God


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Post by it's me on Thu Jun 13 2013, 14:42

Unbelievable ! Very Happy

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Post by it's me on Thu Jun 13 2013, 15:01

Look!


http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2340803/Great-Outdoors-photography-competition-Photographs-world-reveal-planet-best.html

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Post by Lakin460 on Thu Jun 13 2013, 16:00

Wow, it's me!  Beautiful!!

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Re: Our Amazing World

Post by Joanna on Thu Jun 13 2013, 17:56

I took these on 27 September 2012 at St Brides Bay, Pembrokeshire, West Wales.
The light there is extraordinary.

When the sun is like that it's locally called G B H......God Be Here.




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Post by Joanna on Thu Jun 13 2013, 17:57


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Post by Joanna on Thu Jun 13 2013, 17:58


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Post by Lakin460 on Thu Jun 13 2013, 18:00

Joanna, those are beautiful!  How lucky that you got to go there.

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Post by Maggy on Thu Jun 13 2013, 18:07

Wow, Theminis!

Beautiful photos. Are you a photographer?

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Post by Joanna on Thu Jun 13 2013, 18:28

Lakin460 wrote:Joanna, those are beautiful!  How lucky that you got to go there.


Thanks Lakin....we go as often as we can....every other month or so.
It's my spiritual home there.

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Post by Joanna on Thu Jun 13 2013, 18:37

West Wales sunset


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Post by Joanna on Thu Jun 13 2013, 18:45

West Wales evening light in June



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Post by What Would He Say on Thu Jun 13 2013, 18:58

Breathtaking....you can feel the freedom and peace....x

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Post by Maggy on Thu Jun 13 2013, 20:38

Joanna, your pictures are beautiful, the remind of a place I used to live.
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Post by it's me on Thu Jun 13 2013, 21:43

Breathtaking....


freedom and peace, right!!! ~ I adore clouds!!!

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Post by theminis on Thu Jun 13 2013, 22:11

Thanks for that link Its Me, such gorgeous photos.
Maggy - I try to be a photographer, not very good at it yet - the photos Im posting belong to other people, except the 12 apostles, they are mine.  

Great photos Jo

Here is one from Its Me Link


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Post by silly girl on Thu Jun 13 2013, 22:54

Ok now I need to go to Wales....I actually was in Wales once....I was on a bus tour of England.  Our tour bus guide took us on an excursion (not part of the schedule) into Wales for the evening....mostly shopping (which means the driver and guide probably got a kick back) ---but it was nice we went to a bar and I had a hard cider ---which I didn't know would be so potent.  Anyway while nice it didn't look like Joanna's photos....which are so beautiful...adding to the list....  

Like your photos too theminis....want to go there too....  Very Happy

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Post by playfuldeb on Thu Jun 13 2013, 23:44

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this isnt a wonder of the world, but it is an image I took at Red Rocks State Park when I was visiting my son in Colorado.

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Post by ... on Fri Jun 14 2013, 00:02

All such wonderful photos! cameraclick
Visual pleasure.  
Your Colorado photo Debbie ties in with the Arizona one Theminis posted just above, in terms of rich red brown hues.
Ah, there are more than Seven Natural Wonders in this world.
Very Happy

The winning photo Homeland Bound is amazing. If you focus intently, you discover so much background depth concealed by mist.
Great shot!  The young man proceeding amongst the herd of camels...

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Post by it's me on Fri Jun 14 2013, 00:05

Yes, surely way more than 7 ! 
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Post by theminis on Fri Jun 14 2013, 01:13

Lovely photo Playful - I could look at these all day, imagining where I want to go.  I should have a look through the photos I took whilst travelling around the US, there may be something nice I can put on here.

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Post by amaretti on Fri Jun 14 2013, 03:07

Beautiful photos .  Very Happy

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Post by Joanna on Fri Jun 14 2013, 19:54

Bedruthan Steps, North Cornish Coast.
May 2011



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Post by What Would He Say on Fri Jun 14 2013, 23:27

If you are in Europe now 11.30BST....beautiful waxing Moon....x

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Post by it's me on Fri Jun 14 2013, 23:31

Thanks Jo! Smile

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Post by Juliette Hardy on Sat Jun 15 2013, 08:54

  what would he say wrote:If you are in Europe now 11.30BST....beautiful waxing Moon....x

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Post by Juliette Hardy on Sat Jun 15 2013, 09:05

Love these photos! Thanks to everyone for sharing.

 I follow a Facebook page that has plethora of them!
So enjoyable to look at.

@themenis - your story about the 12 Apostles was amusing. I guess the whole continent of Australia has a peripheral edge, being an island.
I love the most easterly point: Byron Bay.

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Post by amaretti on Sat Jun 15 2013, 18:31

Thanks . Beautiful photos .Very Happy

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Post by Juliette Hardy on Sat Jun 15 2013, 18:48


A friend sent me this last year.
Make sure you don't watch it feeling giddy...

If you think the first photo is scary....
Overdrive!!!

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