Adventure??? Adventure!!!

-“C?”

-“Yessss??”

-“C, my dear, can you help me?”

-“Yessss???”

-It’s this weekly challenge….This time it is “Adventure!”

-“Oh! Adventure!!! So…You will not have any problems in solving this challenge…”

-“But…I do not have any adventures!!!”

-“Excuse me???”

These lines express, more or less, what happened this evening when I read about the challenge…And, if I think about it, I have to agree with C…Yes….It is true…I have had many many adventures in my life..But I did not had a camera with me!!! It was part of my everyday life….And, I must admit, I miss it so much so many times!!!!

But life is life!

Now, my adventures, since I met C, have been absolutely different…But not worse!!!! May be even funnier… Because I have somebody to share it with ….

So, this time, and only this time, I am going to share some personal pics…

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This adventure started when I first got married to C…That was the beginning of a real adventure!!!

..He brought me to South Africa, Zambia and Botswana…I LOVED the waterfalls…

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I LOVED Botswana….It was like being in the middle of a National Geographic chapter…Everywhere I was able to smell ADVENTURE with capital letters!!!

Well…May be it helped me my particular sense of orientation…. 🙂

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Since then,  we went to many wonderful places…I can not forget the excitement I felt when we walked together through the Siq towards the Petra´s Treasure…I felt like in the middle of Indiana Jones´film…

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Or when we shared our wanderlust in Egypt…Although some times it was not so funny… It is kind of scary being that high up with a camel who has a mind of its own!

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But in general I loved it…And I felt  completely integrated!!!

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…I bet you realised that, at the beginning,  I said “When I first married” C.—

Yes..

..Everything happened in the middle of a wonderful trip to the States…

I do not know if it was because of the breathtaking beauty of the Big Canyon…

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..Or because of the happiness of being in Prescott or Tombstone, with its saloon´s ´doors…

DSCF4294 C. always says I have read too many books and seen too many films…He is right, of course! I grew up with the Westerns!!!! So, imagine my excitement when in Arizona…!! Everything was so right….That I started my next ADVENTURE…YES!!! I got married again!!!

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Yes….It was in Las Vegas…

Yes…Tinkerbelle…C´est moi… And the Roman General..Yes..It is C…

And YES! Of course!!! It was ELVIS who married us!!!

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Ah!!!

I think LIFE IS AN ADVENTURE….

One only needs an horizon, a sea to cross…And maybe a companion…

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Have a wonderful weekend…!!! And, if you want more, go to WPC page

 

 

 

 

 

Cultures and Lights

When standing at home
or travelling around…
When reading a book
or just watching the dawn…
Open your mind and your arms…
Open your heart and your eyes…
Open yourself
to cultures and lights…
Blue Mosque

Blue Mosque

In answer to Weekly Photo Challenge (Culture) and to Ailsa´s Challenge (Light)

IMPORTANT REMARK MADE BY ONE OF MY READERS…THANKS A LOT TO MIGUEL ANGEL…

Miguel Ángel Otero Soliño en 2013/04/28 en 22:32 dijo:Editar

I like your pictures, especially the first one both of them are good, but the first picture I think that is Suleymaniye mosque and the second one is the new mosque in Eminonu . I dont see the blue mosque in your pictures

It Is Not Just Another Bridge…

This week Ailsa´s challenge is about Bridges…
I have seen many beautiful bridges in my life…They have been built from Roman times to our contemporary decades..They can be lost in the outskirts of small Spanish villages, or packed with noisy traffic in big modern cities…
But this time I want to pay a tribute…
I want this one to be as well a bridge towards forgotten and suffering people…

I took this pic in 2000, with my manual camera, so I had to scan it…

Aleppo´s Citadel: one of the oldest continuously in habited cities in the World,  its access is granted by this stepped bridge carried by 8 arches.

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Aleppo in Sepia

Go here and look for more wonderful bridges…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Solitary

…Solitude….That brigs to me a lot of thoughts….What do we do when we are alone? What do the others see?

…Mystery…Sorrow…Mourning….Thinking…Just relaxing…

Here come few pics…From everywhere in the world….

Reading…In a little village of Galicia, Spain…

Studying…On the steps of  “La Explanada de las Mezquitas”, Jerusalem…

Mourning for a beloved one…In Jerusalem…

Praying… in Estambul…

Thinking about…Who knows!…in Petra, Jordan….

Having a nap under the tree,..In Petra, Jordan…Life is life!!!