Saw this little critter basking in a flower-pool on our walk through the Hawai’i Tropical Bioreserve and Garden. I believe it is a Gold Dust Day Gecko, which is indeed the species that a certain insurance mascot is based on. Coincidentally, the botanical gardens are about fifteen minutes north of Hilo, HI. Absolutely worth the trip; I’m still sorting through the photos and will have many more to post.
Mauna Kea, Hilo, Hawaii Thanks to Mauna Kea Summit Adventures and our excellent guide Maka. Caught an amazing sunset at nearly 14,000 feet, then had a great stargazing session with two 11″ scopes.
Victory – “A Gift to the People of Lowell from James C. Ayer. Erected July 4, 1867.” A draped woman with wings holding the laurel wreath of victory and the harvest sheaf representing peace. It was sculpted by Christian Daniel Rauch, the foremost German sculptor of the 19th century, for the king of Bavaria. The original of […]
Railay Beach, Krabi, Thailand Sony ILCE-6000 E 16mm F2.8 ƒ/8.0 16.0 mm 1/60 View full size on Flickr
Railay Beach, Krabi, Thailand Sony ILCE-6000 E 16mm F2.8 ƒ/8.0 16.0 mm 1/60 2500 Flash (off, did not fire) View full size on Flickr
Wat Chedi Luang Chiang Mai, Thailand Sony ILCE-6000 E PZ 16-50mm F3.5-5.6 OSS ƒ/13.0 16.0 mm 1/125 400 View on Flickr
Google Pixel XL Chiang Mai, Thailand Who’s a good doggo?
Temple of the Emerald Buddha Bangkok, Thailand Sony ILCE-6000 E PZ 16-50mm F3.5-5.6 OSS ƒ/11.0 50.0 mm 1/125 160 View on Flickr
Trim Castle, Meath, Ireland Sony ILCE-6000 E 55-210mm F4.5-6.3 OSS ƒ/5.0 55.0 mm 1/800 400 View on Flickr