Thursday, August 18, 2016

Thursday Challenge—"ground"


This shot was taken by my daughter Kate, when she
headed
(way) north and sailed around the Svalbard Archipelago. 
Now her father and I are making the same trip—we're
off to Norway tonight.  I'm not sure what kind of 
Internet 
connection I'll have up there above 80°n latitude, 
so (for the first time in eight years), I'm putting the blog 
on hold until I'm back home in a couple of weeks.
At that point, expect pictures of polar bears!
Meanwhile, as the song says, "see you in September."

[And to see more of the Thursday Photo
Challenge, visit Dale's meme.]

7 comments:

  1. wonderful photo....wishing you a marvellous trip!

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  2. Have an amazing holiday. Hopefully there will be some Northern Lights shots as well.

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  3. Yes, it’s ice (try to explain that to future generations, if there are any). But this reminded me of the time adult-onset chicken pox ripped through a dormitory. I was fine, having had the child-onset version, but my next-door neighbor’s bed and floor were six-inches deep in this (not sure why).

    Hey, Bon Voyage! One of my favorite images of all time is of a polar bear eating vanilla ice cream in a blizzard.

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