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Saturday, October 30, 2010

Simply From Home

I have been enjoying our rainy days so far. Today is one of those days. I decided to do my homework today and do our hiking tomorrow because we were planning to hike Stonewall Peak which becomes a slick rock towards the peak and hiking on wet slippery rocks with vertical drop off on a rainy day is not a very safe idea. So, yes, I am simply home today. However, sometimes, we do not really have to be right next to the ocean, to the mountains or the desert when we view the beauty of the unfolding of nature. We just need to open our eyes where our home and heart is. And here are some images simply from home.
mix of fog and sun, view from our bedroom window

sunrise with fog, view from our bedroom window

soaked leaves

Hope everyone is having a good weekend. Happy halloween!
and this one is not from home :) but from Wild Animal Park.

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Camargue, Provence

still free... white horses enjoying their freedom at the wetlands of camargue

later they are being captured, and then used for tourists for horse back riding or being sold

and buffalos for bull fighting held at the arena

the meditteraenean sea

happy! :) being on the beach again :)

lunch time, we had fresh sea foods :)

in the main city of Camargue

although there was not so many flamingos yet, we are happy to see some :)

tourists on tour on the wetlands

here you'll pay a fortune buying this weeds/flowers, but there they grow just everywhere

my first time to see ricefields here in EU :)

these flowers/weeds are all over Provence, they grow mostly near the swamps

Bonjour! everyone :) how's my fellow bloggers? i terribly miss blogging and of course my wonderful friends, my tss buddies :) I would like to thank my dear friends here in Salitype Society, guys, thank you so much for your Bon Voyage and prayers, i miss you all. I am so blessed to have you all as my friends...

To our dear fellow bloggers and followers, thank you so much for always being there for us, God Bless you all... please continue to support our group, so we would be able to make our Micah's dreams to come true...

Camargue - Les Stes - Maries- de la -Mer- is a paradise for wild white horses, buffalos, pink flamingos and other kinds of birds, also called " the land of Flamingos ".Camargue with it's colourful, beautiful flat landscapes had been the habitat for about 500 species of birds especially the pink flamingos. Camargue enclosed by the river Rhone, it is within the 850 - sq- km- Naturel Regional de Camargue. It became officially a Nature Park in 1970 to preserved it's fragile ecosystems while sustaining local agriculture.

Up to 20,000 of those pink flamingos stay in the nature park of Camargue to winter and build their nests in Spring. That's why they always come back there. They fly non - stop from Northern Africa and Spain lay at least one fragile egg.

The ricefields was also a big surprise at least for me, the northern part of Camargue is used for agricultural, like planting rice and other plants, but mostly rice. The southern part is preserved as nature park for the animals.

I can't explain how it feels seeing these beautiful creatures enjoying their freedom, running around in this nature park :) Our trip to Camargue is really unforgetable, simply a "wanderful" experience ;)

Sunday, October 17, 2010

A New Day

What better gift is there than waking up on earth to be with all of you?

Thursday, October 7, 2010

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