While watching hang gliders at the Torrey Pines Gliderport yesterday, Kongo also took time to check out the sail planes that were zipping about the human flyers. These were definitely big boy toys and very fun to watch flying. Advertisements
Yesterday afternoon Kongo spent several hours at the Gliderport in La Jolla watching paragliders, hang gliders, and sail planes floating and zooming above the cliffs over Black’s Beach. Check out the following images!
A nearby lake is surrounded by patches of prickly pear. This time of year the plants begin to grow and bloom. These up close images highlight the beauty of these interesting plants. And there’s a lot more going on with prickly pear than thorns and pretty buds.
Kiev. This is a subject that gives us all something to reflect upon indeed. This image is of the Mother of the Motherland Statue overlooking the Dnieper River in Kiev, Ukraine. This mother of all statues was built by the Soviet Union and inaugurated in 1981 to memorialize the millions who died in the Great Patriotic War (World War II) but it’s presence today may be giving us more to reflect upon than war dead.
This week’s WordPress Photo Challenge is REFLECTIONS. Above, reflections of Horton Plaza from a downtown skyscraper in San Diego, California. See more responses to the photo challenge here.
This week Ailsa celebrates Spring with her Pink Travel Theme. In the gallery are pink images taken at Ellen Browning Scripps Park in La Jolla at sunset, cherry blossoms at San Diego’s Japanese Tea Garden, a pink flamingo, and women in pink during a breast cancer support walk in NYC. See more pink images at Ailsa’s Where’s My Backpack.
The monkey was taking a walk late this afternoon and trying to capture some of the grass growing along the path. If you’re patient fun things tend to pop up like this cherry red aerodynamic bike that went swishing by. Below a couple of lovers get in the mood on the first day of Spring.