Some faces from my archives in response to the DP weekly challenge
olive backed sunbirds, photographed a few days before they flew the nest
Sri Lankan paper cut
the flutter of an Indian dancer’s costume
Balinese temple pennants flutter in the breeze
sharing with Ailsa’s flutterings
Venetian carnival masks for sale in Strasbourg’s Christmas market
mask maker at the Ambalangoda mask museum, Sri Lanka
Eastern European masks used in festivals
this is a neutral mask
a mask without a face behind it
a mask with a face behind it
sharing “masks” with Ailsa and others.
fruit offerings in Bali
strange fruit found in Thailand
“custard pie” fruit found in Thailand
fruit sellers in Hanoi
fresh orange juice sellers in India
mango and sticky rice as prepared at cookery school in Cambodia
sharing with Ailsa
ducks are sent out to play for the day in the ricefields in Bali
terraced ricefields in Bali
a clove tree, Bali
lotus fields in Cambodia
the seed heads are harvested and brought into town to be sold
this lake of pink water lilies in north eastern Thailand is not only a tourist attraction (people come from miles around to see them) but the plants provide floral offerings for the temple as well as the roots and stems for eating.
Sharing with Sunday Stills
It would appear that, unlike Ailsa, I’ve accumulated a fair few photos of numbers during my travels:
some numbers in Bali:
and the Ankeruhr clock in Vienna:
when this clock strikes 12 at midday all the 12 figures process across the face of the clock
Terrific Tuesday Trials is a new photography challenge blog I’ve just discovered.
traditional Balinese dancer’s headdress
but of all the places I’ve visted, I think I’ve been most bedazzled in Thailand and, especially, in Bangkok’s Grand Palace. There’s colour and gold wherever you look.
What gilded treasures did you find?
One word photo challenge: gold
ducks in Ubud, Bali
between heaven and earth, Bali
the space in between the gateposts at temple entrances
A Balinese funeral procession – caught in the in-between, not quite yet in the afterlife.
Visitors (including foreigners) are welcome to attend funerals. Indeed,in Ubud (and probably elsewhere), notices of forthcoming funerals are published to encourage maximum attendance.
Daily Post – between
This week Jennifer chose Turquoise for her theme for the One word photo challenge.
tangled fishing line/net in Thailand
I would love to have bought this but when would I wear it? (seen in a shop window in Bali)
ceramic tiles in St Saturnin les Apt, Provence, France