Category Archives: Travel Theme

Ailsa’s Travel Theme: Shine

Kyoto Bike Girl shines like a pink diamond as she waits for the light to change.

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Ailsa’s Travel Theme: Unexpected

When I made plans to photograph the scene outside AT&T Park before last Friday’s Giants game, I didn’t expect a rock concert to break out. But that’s exactly what happened as Petty Theft, a Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers cover … Continue reading

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Ailsa’s Travel Theme: Metal

This metal lady is a 28-foot tall figurative sculpture entitled “Ecstacy” that lived at Patricia Green at Hayes and Octavia Streets in San Francisco for a few years. The work of artists Dan Das Mann and Karen Cusolito, it was constructed from … Continue reading

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Ailsa’s Travel Theme: Close-up

I’m really late to the Travel Theme party this week, and I almost blew it off until I found these pics of an amazing close-up encounter with a lioness at Sydney’s Taronga Zoo that I took back in 2009. I … Continue reading

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Ailsa’s Travel Theme: Glow

The competition is intense, especially when illuminated in the pale ghostly glow of a vintage Pac-Man machine.

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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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