For some reason, there was Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) party along Dry Creek and Yellow Jacket Creek in La Plata County, Colorado yesterday. I saw somewhere between 25-30 individuals. Bald Eagle pictures and Bird-nerd’s delight! Historically, bald eagles lived throughout North America from Alaska to Newfoundland, and from Florida to California. During the early-mid 20th century, [...]
Yet ANOTHER snowstorm plowed through southern Coloroado and northern New Mexico in the last 24 hours. It brought high winds, several fresh inches of snow and…temperatures expected to drop way below Zero (F) in the next few hours. I shot this about a half mile north of Chromo, Colorado.
I was pretty taken when I saw these beautiful images of the people of the Surma and Mursi tribes in Southern Ethiopia. Human diversity is astounding and beautiful. (h/t GotSaga)
It is so damn cold these days that I need memories of warmer times. Like from a backpack trip into the Grand Canyon. This is looking west down the “esplanade” on the North Rim near Tapeats. 100 degrees. I prefer that. Grand Canyon Pictures I ##
Author’s note: One doesn’t tend to think of Finland and Sweden as a hot-bed of multiculturalism. Think again. The culture of the Fenno-Swedish border is a fascinating mix of peoples that came from all over the region. In Part I, I explored the ancient settlement history of an area travellers should put on thier TO [...]
Taos got hit with a pretty decent snow last night. Several inches. After weeks of unusual warm and sun it finally feels like winter. They’re calling for more snow this afternoon. Keep coming back for more winter pictures.
St. Nicholas Monastery is located on a cliff above Matka Canyon, just south of Skopje, Macedonia. The church was first mentioned in the 1600s but was surely constructed many years before that. It was probably built on top of a monastary dating from the earliest days of Christianity. The iconstasis of the church was painted in 1645. Reports [...]
Archaeology, beer and food have motivated award-winning author and photographer Jim O’Donnell’s twenty-five years of travel to over forty countries on five continents - and are at least partially to blame for the five languages he is sure he can stumble through. Jim is the author of “Notes for the Aurora Society”, and “Rise and Go a collection of 200+ images and short stories from Around the World as well as numerous other sordid tales, articles, half-finished novels, works in progress, essays and other scribbling. Jim is the owner and head monkey here at Around the World in Eighty Years.
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