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Ailsa’s Weekly Travel Theme: Leaves

Lush gardens surround the courtyard of Casa Mañana, my favorite of all hotels, which is located in Bucerias, Mexico. During our last visit I spent the afternoon wandering the grounds admiring the huge variety of stately palms wrapped with climbing vines, peculiar tropical flowers and colorfully patterned leaves.

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Alaska shows off colorful leaves too!

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Travel theme: Leaves

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Cee’s Which Way Photo Challenge: Aug. 31

At low tide the steep descent down to the floating dock looks a little precarious!

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But what’s really scary is going back up!
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Photos taken in Homer, Alaska

Cee’s Compose Yourself Photo Challenge: Vertical Lines

Vertical lines surround us and add visual excitement to our lives!

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Hand woven decorations
Tzintzuntzan, Michoacán, Mexico

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After the fire
Sterling, Alaska

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Petrified waterfall
Hierve el Agua, Oaxaca, Mexico

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Canela (true cinnamon) Corn husks for tamales
Mercado de la Merced, Oaxaca, Mexico

Check here http://ceenphotography.com/2015/11/18/cees-compose-yourself-photo-challenge-week-7-vertical-lines/ for more interpretations of vertical lines

Cee’s Odd Ball Challenge

YOU COULD BE THE CATCH OF THE DAY!

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Removal of fish hooks from body parts of the fisherman, not the fish.

Weekly Photo Challenge: Beneath Your Feet

As I wander through the shady woods next to our house, my feet sink into spongy green mounds of countless varieties of unfamiliar plants,  some of them otherworldly! A few mosquitoes rise up to greet me, but I’m able to wave them away. I imagine the millions of tiny creatures hidden among the moss-like growth that is their own mini forest.

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Berries and mushrooms announce the beginning of the autumn season, though lack of normal August rains has delayed the appearance of mushrooms that seem to pop up right before your eyes!

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Treasures abound beneath my feet on the forest floor – I just have to be careful not to step on them!

Travel Theme:Grey

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Daily Post Photo Challenge: VIVID

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Cee’s Which Way Challenge

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This way to salmon fishing on the Kenai River!

Soldotna, Alaska

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Religious Buildings

Holy Assumption of the Virgin Mary Russian Orthodox Church

Built circa 1895 in Kenai, Alaska

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A sign next to this little building across the street reads:

Saint Nicholas Memorial Chapel
Built and Consecrated (1906) over the graves of
Igumen Nicholai (1810-1867) Makary Ivanov (1835-1878) and others.

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Travel Theme:Metal

ALASKA

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LAS VEGAS

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