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North American Birds 2017

2017 Birding Photography 2016 was the first year that I worked at getting good photographs of North American birds.  I made trips to BC, New Mexico and Arizona and made many forays out from Calgary.  My collection pales in comparison … Continue reading

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Photos from Frankfurt to Budapest

Leaving Frankfurt by Train The Steinerne Brucke in Regensburg Danube Travel Choice – Bike  or Boat Rad Weg (Cycle Path) Birds on the  Danube Passau Coffee and Strudel In Austria Melk Wachau Wine District Egon Sheile Berm Cycling Sturovos from … Continue reading

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Sapa

Feb 26,27 Sapa A taxi brought me to the Train Station at 7:00 for the night train to Lao Cai.  A bit nicer than the soft sleeper from Ho Chi Minh.  I had a full complement of sleeping companions and … Continue reading

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Train, Hanoi

Feb 18-20, Train Saigon to Hanoi (31 hrs) I took a cab from the Spring Hotel to the Train Station at about 9:00 pm.  The train pulled into the station at about 9:50; it had about 20 cars, I think … Continue reading

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Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)

Feb 10, Gia Ray – 115 km Leaving Mui Ne at 6:30 was pleasant and cool.  Being a beach area there was very little traffic; it seems beach communities are late night not early morning places.  But soon I was … Continue reading

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Hanoi

Jan 17, 2016 – Hanoi The streets in the labyrinthine old quarter are no less confusing than I found them to be in 1995.  At least I have a decent map this time, but as the names change every couple … Continue reading

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Vietnam

Vietnam – 93 million people.  Besieged and occupied for a 1000 years by China, France, Japan and the US.  Often spurned and isolated by the rest of the world.  Still practicing communism in a world immersed in capitalism.  Although I’m … Continue reading

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