We were driven up the mountains behind Dubrovnik, Croatia.
As we made our way up the winding roads, the sun was setting.
We stopped for a while, witnessing the beauty of Dubrovnik against the setting sun.
From here, Dubrovnik is just a small city nestled within some jutting out landforms.
We knew we may pass this way once and once only.
Have been out to the sea to see the dolphins; but never saw so many dolphins at the same time.
The Video below was taken by my wife while in California.
. . .. . . . . . it shows a group of dolphins swimming playfully.
It looks as if they were dancing happily.
What a delightful sight!
The sun has set; the day was coming to a close.
We were still loitering on the beach of Koh Samui, Thailand.
The tide has gone out, exposing all the rock and coarse sand.
There was a blue tint everywhere; this was the source of harmony.
While many tourists are attracted to the old town of Dubrovnik, the nearby Benje Beach is also an interesting destination.
The setting is perfect, overlooking the fortress and pier jutting out to the sea.
The beach with its sand and pebbles looks very much the perfect beach for lying down and enjoying the sun.
The water quality is superb, from the beach you can see a gradation of blue colors.
While there, the waters was still too cool and there wasn’t a lot of swimmers there.
Here are a couple of photos which give me fond memories of the beach.
Most tourists head for the fortress side of Dubrovnik; we did the same too.
Many of my photos show the fortresses, the walls and the many terracotta roofs.
For a change, this picture was taken towards the sea, away from the fortresses, when the sun has set.
We were walking back to the hotel and my eyes were captured by the very peaceful feeling of the sea and the cliffs and the lone house by the seaside.
Altogether, a very soothing view!
This is the biggest gathering of pelicans which I have seen.
The picture was taken in Cairns, Australia during Summer when we have a stroll along the seaside.
I like the contrast in colors and the bluish tint in the photo.
This week’s DP theme for the Photo Challenge is Now.
I have a series of pictures here taken with a similar background – the skylines of the Hong Kong Island with the hills behind and the Victoria Harbor.
All pictures have also in common the Star Ferry harbor crossing vessel.
The first picture have been take in the 1950s, the second one in the 1980s.
The last one was taken Now.
It can be appreciated from the photos the tremendous change that has happened to the shoreline / skyline of Hong Kong Island.
I didn’t take the first two photos, they were downloaded from the internet. As the source cannot be ascertained, I am unable to ask the photographers for their permission to upload. The credit of these photos belong to these unknown photographers.