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travel theme: rivers

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the river in Canterbury. I can imagine Ophelia drifting in the weeds here …

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the prehistoric bridge known as Tarr Steps, north Devon, UK

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the river Sorgue has its source at the Fontaine de Vaucluse in Provence

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it then flows through the picturesque town of Isle sur la Sorgue on its way to the sea

As a child this was one of my favourite poems:

The Brook, by Alfred Lord Tennyson

I come from haunts of coot and hern,
I make a sudden sally,
And sparkle out among the fern,
To bicker down a valley.

By thirty hills I hurry down,
Or slip between the ridges,
By twenty thorps, a little town,
And half a hundred bridges….

Read the rest here

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a river of poppies in a cornfield in Provence

If you were a river where would you like to rise and flow down to?

sharing with where’s my backpack

travel theme: flow

Ailsa, from Where’s my backpack, challenged us to illustrate FLOW

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the river Avon flows slowly below the Clifton Suspension bridge, Bristol, UK

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200806110030_Cordemois-abbey
going with the flow on a kayak trip on the river Semois in Belgium. This is Cordemois abbey.

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boating on the flow of the river in Canterbury

200806180067_Apt-red-poppies
a river of red poppies flows through a cornfield in Provence

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the flow of colour in patchwork quilts