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WordPress Photo Challenge: Horizon…Desert Overlook

Weekly WordPress Photo Challenge: Horizon

The horizon taken from the Living Desert,

The horizon taken from the savannah at the Living Desert, Palm Desert, CA

Desert Horizon

Desert Horizon: Looking back over Palm Desert from Route 74

View from the viewing platform of the Palm Springs Aerial Tram, CA

From the viewing platform of the Palm Springs Aerial Tram, CA

Ailsa’s Photo Challenge: Stones in Garden and Desert

Photo Challenge from Ailsa of Where’s My Backpack?  Travel Theme: Stone

Japanese Friendship Garden, Balboa Park, San Diego

Japanese Friendship Garden, Balboa Park, San Diego

Stone path in Japanese Friendship Garden, Balboa Park, San Diego

Stone path in Japanese Friendship Garden, Balboa Park, San Diego

Stones in reflecting pool at Sunnylands Gardens, Rancho Mirage, CA. (Estate of Ambassador Walter and Leonore Annenberg)

Stones in reflecting pool at Sunnylands Gardens, Rancho Mirage, CA. (Estate of Ambassador Walter and Leonore Annenberg)

Stones in the reflecting pool

Stones in the reflecting pool

Tahquitz Canyon, Palm Springs, CA

Tahquitz Canyon, Palm Springs, CA

Tahquitz Canyon, Palm Springs, CA

Tahquitz Canyon, Palm Springs, CA

Tahquitz Canyon, Palm Springs, CA

Tahquitz Canyon, Palm Springs, CA

Other entries in the Where’s My Backpack Photo Challenge: Stone

http://smallbluegreenfotos.wordpress.com/2013/10/25/travel-theme-stone/
http://pathsunwritten.com/2013/10/25/travel-theme-stone/
http://annarashbrook.wordpress.com/2013/10/25/travel-theme-stone
http://max510.com/2013/10/25/weekly-travel-theme-stone/
http://loganbruin.wordpress.com/2013/10/25/travel-theme-stone/
http://letscaptureeverymoment.wordpress.com/2013/10/25/travel-theme-stone/
http://esengasvoice.wordpress.com/2013/10/25/travel-theme-stone/
http://lanterfanteren.blogspot.be/2013/10/whispering-stones.html
http://windagainstcurrent.com/2013/10/25/travel-theme-stones/
http://drieskewrites.wordpress.com/2013/10/25/travel-theme-stone/
http://drieskewrites.wordpress.com/2013/10/25/travel-theme-stone/
http://elleturner4.wordpress.com/2013/10/25/travel-theme-stone/
http://artifactsandfictions.wordpress.com/2013/10/25/stones-learning-to-levitate/
http://publictransituser.wordpress.com/2013/10/25/travel-theme-stone/

Cee’s Photo Challenge: Water in a Japanese Garden

Cee’s Photo Challenge

NJ Sculpture, CA desert 780Water is central to the beauty, artistry, and tranquility of the Japanese Friendship Garden (San Kei En) in Balboa Park, San Diego.

Look closer. This is a Koi Pond.

Look closer. Koi!

Bamboo water fountain in Japanese Friendship Garden

Flowing water in bamboo fountains gives voice to the peacefulness of the garden.

NJ Sculpture, CA desert 786

Look closely. Can you see the  drops of water falling from this bamboo fountain?

Look closer.  Can you see the drops of water falling from this bamboo fountain?

Cool flowing water
falls on rocks and rounded stones
seeking its earthen home.

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