7-Day Nature Photo Challenge ~ Day 3

Today’s photo is the garden of the Laura plantation in New Orleans, in the U.S. These oak trees were so beautiful and magnificent. That morning, the only noise I heard there was the birds chirping, it was so serene and quiet.  After taking a moment to digest what I had seen at the plantation,  I sat in stillness,  listened to silence and enjoyed the grandeur … Continue reading 7-Day Nature Photo Challenge ~ Day 3

What is making you happy this week?

In Istanbul, spring is in full bloom – it is sunny and warm, trees seem to think it is already April and are full of cherry blossoms, stray cats and dogs comfortably sleeping under the sun everywhere, and people appear to be in a better mood. For those of you who visit this blog for the fist time, I introduced The Weekly here. In a nutshell, TheWeekly … Continue reading What is making you happy this week?

7-Day Nature Photo Challenge ~ Day 2

I was nominated by a fellow blogger, Quingdom, for a 7-Day Nature Photo Challenge, and I will be posting nature photos from my own stock of photos in the next few days. Today’s photo is a precious one for me. I captured this moment in Langkawi, Malaysia during a mangrove river boat tour. The innocence and sweetness of this baby long-tailed Macaque melts my heart … Continue reading 7-Day Nature Photo Challenge ~ Day 2

7-Day Nature Photo Challenge ~ Day 1

I was nominated by a fellow blogger, Quingdom, for a 7-Day Nature Photo Challenge. Albeit late, I am excited to accept the challenge. Even though I am not a skilled photographer like he is, this will be fun. I have taken so many photos throughout the years, and I will select from them for the challenge. Today’s photo: Flamingos I took this photo in Salar … Continue reading 7-Day Nature Photo Challenge ~ Day 1

The Versatile Blogger Award

I was nominated for The Versatile Blogger Award, by a fellow traveler and a wonderful blogger, Mliae, whose posts I enjoy reading over at lifeexperimentblog. Thank you so much for nominating me. I am honored that you thought of me for this award. The rules: Thank the person that nominated you and include a link to their blog. Nominate at least 15 bloggers of your choice. When … Continue reading The Versatile Blogger Award