Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Orange

  Kongo takes up another Photo Challenge and throws his monkey hat into the ring with Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge. He’s admired many of the entries from blogs he follows over the past several weeks and final decided to get in on the fun. The image above is a koi in the gardens at the Temple of Self Realization Fellowship in Encinitas.  See more of Kongo’s orange images by continuing to read.  See more entries in Cee’s challenge at her blog. Advertisements

Sunday in Encinitas

So the youngest monkey in Kongo’s troop and his bride are in town through New Year’s and Mrs. Kongo has been planning activities for when the two starving students from Boston broke free from the winter weather in the Northeast.  One of these things (or several of them, actually) were to “explore and do new things” and we were off to breakfast at some place she’d discovered on a monkey wife walking tour in Encinitas, and see some other things up there.  Encinitas is a small beach town about 25 miles north of downtown San Diego.  It is filled with…

San Elijo Lagoon

The monkey had to make a run up to Olivenhain to replenish his koi food stock and stopped off at San Elijo Lagoon to take a few pictures.  San Elijo is a wetlands conservancy area that is a major stopover for birds on the flyway between Canada and South America.  While no species are migrating this time of year there were some Egrets to be found.