Category Archives: Travel Theme

Ailsa’s Travel Theme: Round

Round could like umbrellas in Kyoto, Japan (above), or giant Christmas ornaments in San Francisco (below). Check out more of this week’s roundness at Ailsa’s Travel Theme!

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Ailsa’s Travel Theme: Misty

Here in San Francisco, misty is a way of life!

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Ailsa’s Travel Theme: Statues

Statues are everywhere around us, and this week’s Ailsa’s Travel Theme photo challenge gave me an opportunity to revisit some of the many statues I’ve seen in my own travels. Above is the impressive 80-foot (24 m) high concrete and … Continue reading

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Ailsa’s Travel Theme: Ancient

It doesn’t get much more ancient than dinosaur bones left over from the Jurassic Era of history, some 145 million years ago! For more moldy oldies, check out Ailsa’s Travel Theme!

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Ailsa’s Travel Theme: Yellow

These hanging decorative veils found at the Yasaka Jinja shrine in Kyoto, Japan really crank the yellow up to 11!

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Ailsa’s Travel Theme: Dry

The warm, dusky earthtones of both the kangaroo and its surrounding environment make this scene at Sydney’s Wildlife World look downright parched! Temps in the 90′s helped ramp up the arid, Outback-like effect. Gimme some water!!! For more dryness, check … Continue reading

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Ailsa’s Travel Theme: Wood

This is Sanjūsangen-dō, a Buddhist temple in Kyoto, Japan that at 390 feet (120 meters) in length is the largest wooden structure in Japan. Built in 1164, its name translates to “Hall With Thirty-three Spaces Between Columns,” which describes the 33 sanjusan … Continue reading

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Ailsa’s Travel Theme: Short

Hey! Who you calling shorty???

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Ailsa’s Travel Theme: Stone

Japan offers no shortage of cool things made of stone or stone-like substances … both large and small!                   To check out more rocks, roll on over to Ailsa’s Travel Theme, y’all!

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Ailsa’s Travel Theme: Wild

Encounters with the wild are always fun, especially when they’re in the relatively safe confines of the San Francisco Zoo!

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