August Birthdays

August is birthday month at Kongo’s house.  In this monkey troop if your birthday isn’t in August, well it just doesn’t count.  Of course that’s not completely true but with birthdays on the 11th, 18th, 22nd, and 25th there is … Continue reading August Birthdays

Ailsa’s Travel Theme: Height

This week’s travel theme is height.  Fortunately, Kongo was atop New York’s Top of the Rock yesterday evening and he took this three-frame panorama of Manhattan looking south shortly before sunset.  The Empire State Building is left-center with Freedom Plaza and downtown in the background.  The Hudson River is on the right.  See more height images at Ailsa’s Where’s My Backpack. Travel safe.  Have fun. Continue reading Ailsa’s Travel Theme: Height

Palomar Mountain

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Kongo visited Palomar Mountain yesterday, which is about an hour’s drive from his home in San Diego.  The panorama above, made from three images, is a view of Lake Henshaw and the Santa Ysabel Valley taken from a scenic overlook on the way up the mountain on the eastern road approach.  The small island in the lake is … Monkey Island!   Continue reading “Palomar Mountain”