Category Archives: ASIA

#FriFotos: Glorious Lakes

A lake is the landscape’s most beautiful and expressive feature. It is earth’s eye, looking into which the beholder measures the depth of his own nature.  ~ H. D. Thoreau

 

Sunrise on Taiwan's SUN MOON LAKE on a humid morning. Up early to enjoy the trails and take some shots, I thought I was the only one around until I heard light echoes. I looked over the railing and saw a couple of fishermen who were working and chatting.

LAKE SHALLA in the Great Rift Valley of Ethiopia is absolutely breathtaking. In fact, I have yet to see more amazing lakes than in Ethiopia (no bias, of course!) This shot dates back to 2001, way before I knew about SLRs. I guess I loved travel photography even back then. I'm looking forward to returning to this lake (and Ethiopia) with my gear.

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Bonus Postcards: ‘Tings’ For Sale (#FriFotos)

Raw nutmeg, anyone? - Gouyave, GrenadaSaturday market - San Ignacio, BelizeSpices on Spice Island - St. George's GrenadaFresh tacos at the Saturday market  - San Ignacio, BelizeAfternoon shopping - St. LuciaSpicy grilled corn at the Shilin night market  - Taipei, TaiwanOriginal jerk cooking - Boston Bay, Portland, Jamaica Fresh catch - Monkey River, BelizeHerbs for all ailments - Negril Beach, JamaicaMobile shop - Montego Bay, JamaicaSeafood shack - Montego Bay, JamaicaBeach wares - Negril, JamaicaFresh sugar cane juice - GrenadaJamaican menu - West End Negril, Jamaica

Oh the things you see for sale abroad! They are among the most fun to photograph and tell you so much about a place. Here are a few from Jamaica, Grenada, Belize and  Taiwan.