Parkma is a made up word invented by Mrs. Kongo to describe her uncanny ability to always find a good parking place in lots that are otherwise completely full. To Kongo, the word also describes the fun things to do at San Diego’s wonderful Balboa Park.
Yesterday afternoon Kongo revisited one of his favorite spots in San Diego. The cactus garden in Balboa Park. The wonderful place with unusual cacti from all over the world was started by Kate Sessions, the mother of Balboa Park, way back in the 1920s, Some of her original plantings are here. Kongo challenged himself to try to do the whole shoot in only blue and green. Continue reading “Cactus Garden in Blue and Green”
Ailsa’s Theme this week is GLOW. Above is the fountain at Balboa Park in San Diego which seems to glow in the late afternoon sun. More Glow pictures below: Continue reading “Ailsa’s Travel Theme: Glow”
Every Saturday in Balboa Park dozens of “her special day” events blossom like Spring flowers. In fact, since it is Spring, these special days are abundant. There are more wedding parties in Balboa Park these days than tourists from Minnesota. And that’s a lot. These are all duly recorded by that special breed of photographer known in the trade as “The Wedding Photographer.” Or at least that’s what Kongo thinks they’re known as in “the trade.” Continue reading “Wedding Photographers of Balboa Park”
This newlywed couple and groomsmen jump for joy this afternoon. Is red the new wedding color now? Monkeys don’t know much about wedding fashion and certainly isn’t a wedding photographer. Way too much work involved with that. Happy returns. Continue reading Wedding Jumpers