Weekly Photo Challenge: Fleeting

For Fleeting Photo Challenge I have lot of shots, that were taken by accident. Mostly when I was switching off my phone camera and it took the last shot on its own. The shots can be split in two groups, the first group and the first gallery there are shots of the bottom, mostly you will find the floor, shoes, foots etc on it.

The second group are shots taken on the move. Playing with these shots in instagram gives beautiful abstract atmosphere to them and I hope you will enjoy them :-).

Weekly Photo Challenge: Escape

Escape from the rush of everyday live, in the heart of the metropole. People enjoying the day at the quay of Seine river in Paris.

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Paris, quay of Seine, one summer day

Travel theme: Beaches

Last month I visited one beach, which was very nice and interesting for me, I am going to share it with you for this week’s Travel Theme. At south England, close to Porstmouth and Southampton there is an island called Isle of Wight. At this island there you can visit an Osborne house, complex, that was built for English Queen Victoria, her husband Albert and their family. Part of the properties is also beach, at which the Queen learned to swim.

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Osborne beach

For getting to the water she used a special carriage, that brought her to the water directly from the beach.

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Bathing machine

More info about it you can find on this shot.

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Made for a queen

Unfortunatelly the day we visited the beach was very cold and cloudy, so we were not able to swim, but at least we were collecting nice stones and shells.

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At the beach

Travel theme: Dance

I want to dedicate this week’s Travel Theme: Dance to my friend Gaga from Yemen. I met him in Yemen, where he was our guide. He took us to the small village in Haraz mountains, where he grew up and where he started his career as a dancer of traditional dances. See him on the two bottom shots with yellow/black scarf on his head.

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Musicians and dancers in Haraz mountain, Hajjara village (photos by Jarda Dohnal)

Few years later he came to Prague to visit us and one evening we spent with my parents. Dancing in Yemen is a mens business, so my father joined Gaga for dancing and we had a lot of fun.

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Dancing in Czech-Yemen style

But the biggest fun came later, when our Fanda couldn’t resist just watching and she entered the dance, so keen, even standing on her back legs (sorry, too quick and no chance of making a picure :-(). She enjoyed the dance a lot and we did as well, watching her.

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Fanda rules!

CBBH Photo Challenge: KNOBS AND KNOCKERS

With this challenge I got a chance to show you just a piece of my door knockers collection that I made in Malta Island few years ago. I really loved it and I made a shot almost at every door, look at the selection :-).

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Maltesean door knockers

 

CBBH Blog Hop

A Word A Week Challenge – Sleep

Sleep of my beloved ones for A Word A Week Challenge – Sleep.

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Beloved ones

Sleep after sporting is very important, or was it the long night at the fire … :-).

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Sleep or not to sleep, that is the question

Sleepers at Prague ZOO.

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Summer siesta at Prague ZOO

Weekly Photo Challenge: Color

Colorful gallery for Weekly Photo Challenge, graffiti zone at Prague Těšnov.

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