travel theme: soft

Saturday, November 10: Ailsa’s Travel Theme for this week is Soft.  Here are a few soft things from Ethiopia.

a soft spider’s web from Lake Langano in Ethiopia

some soft and fluffy shore birds at Lake Langano, Ethiopia

The rising moon casts a soft glow over the marshland of Lake Langano in Ethiopia.

soft moonlight

And finally, a soft field of tef, the grain used to make injera, the spongy bread eaten as a staple in Ethiopia.  This field is in northern Ethiopia, near Lalibela.

a field of tef

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14 thoughts on “travel theme: soft

  1. Lovely soft photos. Especially love the moonlight.

  2. Beautiful moon-glow pic, Cathy. The spider’s web looks very soft, but I wouldn’t want to feel it whilst the spider is on it. 🙂

    • There were so many spider webs in this forest, I kept waving my hands in front of my face to make sure I didn’t get caught in one!! I was afraid of the same thing, Sylvia! 🙂

  3. i love the one of the rising moon! i have enjoyed catching up on your recent posts.. they are all amazing – the trip back to the usa obviously was an amazing tonic for your creativity! your posts are beyond brilliant!!!!

    • Thank you so much Z! I always feel inspired by my travels, whether it’s back home to see my children and family, or it’s in a foreign land. I’ll be heading home to the USA late next summer….

  4. ps.. i wondered how i had missed so many great posts, and i saw that i was no longer ‘following’you.. i noted that on another person’s blog earlier today. it might have been a keyboard slip of the touch or who knows what, but i did not mean to unfollow! makes me want to go check several more whose posts have not crossed my screen lately!
    z

    • Thank you so much for visiting my Africa blog so much today, Z!! Possibly you have been following my Oman blog, but maybe never added yourself to my Africa blog. I know, call me crazy, but I have about 15 blogs, one for each country (or in the case of Africa and the Mekong, region or continent). Once I finish writing about my experience in a country, then I’m finished unless I go back to it for photo challenges or there’s something I want to say about that place. It may seem confusing to others, but being a Type A personality, I like to have everything organized and easily accessible. Having all my travels on one blog was just too confusing for me!!

      • i admire you for doing that; when i first started WP, i wanted one for nature and one for art/travel… and those two got cross threaded. at times i will write a post and then realize it was on the wrong one.. like the one on ‘soft’should have been written from the other blog! as i said, i admire you for being able to keep them all straight!
        z

      • I guess it’s easy, generally speaking, because each one is of a different region or a different country, so when I’m focusing on one country, I write it on that blog. The only problem comes when I’m doing a photo challenge where I post photos from many countries. It’s a dilemma ~ where do I post them?

        Of course, the biggest problem of all is that my other blogs don’t get many readers. That takes time to build. However, for my own purposes of “diary” or “travel journal,” it’s just more logical and manageable this way… 🙂

  5. I love hte spider web Cathy – it is so beautiful

  6. just stunning, thanks for sharing!

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