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Photo of the Week: Red Poppies Above Molyvos, Greece

Posted on Wednesday, April 26, 2017

This week, the red poppies burst out all over the village of Molyvos, Greece. Red poppies always remind me of the Camino de Santiago. Are...

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Photo of the Week: Prickly Poppies (Argemone munita) at Mono Lake, California

Posted on Tuesday, July 21, 2015

I learned the hard way just how prickly these poppies are after I got up from taking this photograph and felt many tiny thorns in my knees. While…

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Photo of the Week: Water Line on Crete’s Southern Coast, Agia Roumeli, Crete, Greece

Posted on Sunday, June 21, 2015

One of the notable features in the geology of Crete’s Southern Coast is a water line, seen in this picture running horizontally in the center of the frame. In…

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Photo of the Week: Sunset on Gavdos Island, Greece

Posted on Tuesday, June 2, 2015

My first sunset from my new vantage point on Gavdos Island was filled with pink and gold. The island of Gavdopoula (“Small Island”) is seen in the background. It was last inhabited…

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Photo of the Week: Afternoon Sun at Yosemitebear Farm in Mariposa, California

Posted on Tuesday, February 24, 2015

We had showers off and on today and two rainbow appearances! But the most…

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Photo of the Week: Almond Blossoms at Yosemitebear Mountain Farm

Posted on Sunday, February 15, 2015

Our days have been unseasonably warm. The first almond blossoms appeared in late January…

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Photo of the Week: Yosemite Valley in Yosemite National Park, California, USA

Posted on Saturday, July 26, 2014

From Glacier Point in Yosemite, one can see forever. Half Dome rises dramatically in the left of the photo and to the right, Nevada Falls and below it Vernal Falls. Growing up in…

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Photo of the Week: Rural Bavaria, Germany

Posted on Saturday, June 14, 2014

I recently walked a 75-kilometer pilgrimage in stunning Bavaria, Germany. We passed field after field of green wheat just aching to be harvested; the stems bent…

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Photo of the Week: Beehives in Agia Roumeli, Crete, Greece

Posted on Sunday, June 1, 2014

For at least a few thousand years, locals in Agia Roumeli have made their living as goatherders and beekeepers. In 300 B.C., Agia Roumeli was a city called Tarra, which minted…

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Photo of the Week: The Village of Hóra Sfakíon, Crete, Greece

Posted on Thursday, May 22, 2014

Hóra Sfakíon is a tiny village in southern Crete with about 300 residents. Getting there is an easy, direct bus ride from Chania with some amazing…

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