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Thursday, April 12, 2012

INTERLUDE: The Most Amazing Places You (and I) Have Never Heard of


Photo courtesy of (i.e., stolen from) Jacob and Sanna's Blog,
http://jacobandsanna.blogspot.com/2012/01/off-to-thailand.html

Strange how the world got so small
I turned around and there was nowhere left to go.

So sad, the dream always dies
Each new arrival closes places in my mind.
But I can dream 
until I go
Of smells that I don't recognize
And by the river in Shanghai
The colour of the sky 
is something I've never seen.
After the summer rain 
children smile
Curious and kind 

and the world is big again.
—JOE JACKSON, “SHANGHAI SKY”, BIG WORLD




Wow.
I really thought myself a worldwise, savvy traveller.  


But this site is chalk full of spectacular places I’ve never heard of, let alone experienced!


I thought my bucket list was nearly full...but now I see I've only just begun!


And the World is Big again...


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15 comments:

  1. The pics are absolutely spectacular, and I have been around...no not that way...I mean to many beautiful places...hahaha! Heck, I lived in one for 19 years. It just amazes me what is really out there, and in places we would never imagine. Now, I want to travel...thank you very much cappie... ;)

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  2. BEAUTS..........THESE PICTURES!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    And we, can't forget how big and boundless the world can be through a child's eyes..like these children in the first pic........!!!!

    they see these planes....and seeds may well be planted...for their future........if only we could 'See'....down that road......

    and if we can find the child in ourselves again.........the world as well.......can be every bit as large and undiscovered again........perhaps...."


    even if just watching the splash of a silly white bird at water's edge
    can be lovely......;)))

    Cappy.......did you take these Lovely pictures??
    if so......they are that much more special....
    through the eyes of a friend..!!

    "Strange how the world got so small
    I turned around and there was nowhere left to go."

    a verse from the writing.......you posted here.....,
    do you see your bucket as half full or half emtpy.....??
    not sure...........just dump it out.........and start over......

    I believe you can Never run out of places to go............
    Just close your eyes and look 'Inward'......and then the skies the limit!!!!!!!!!
    Thank you for this Lovely 'Interlude'.....!!!!!!
    and One day.....I would love to see these magical places as well!!!

    MissTWA/Friend

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  3. Hey Cappie.........Isn't it time for your bath???
    LOL

    Doesn't the "Water Festival"....begin today.........
    "CHOP CHOP".....;))))

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  4. Hey Miss TWA...Under the last pic he has a link to The Coolhunter. Click on that and it will take you to some amazing and beautiful pics. :) I'm ready to go to any one of those places...hahahha!

    Have a great weekend...Bon :)

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  5. Hey there Bon............
    I did click the "Coolhunter", web site.....So thats where Cappy 'stole' his pics.....LOL..
    should have known.......
    now that I think about it......only pics Cappy can post are probably from inside the confine's......of his jail cell....and is over there for 3 weeks...couldn't get a reduced sentence....oh poor baby.......

    or pics of all the different bucket of beer...he has drank in 10 different languages.......lol....

    I'll have to tune into that show......ahhhhh.........
    "Locked up Abroad"......maybe Cappy is the Star of that episode..........:)))))))))

    and no I don't mean......."KNOCKED" up a Broad".......OH MY GOODNESS.........

    Bon...you may want to run for cover.......Cappy gonna get me good......Thank ya jeeezus.....there's a 12 hour or so difference...betweeen here and where his jail cell is....gosh I hope he got a window seat........
    LOL
    MissTWA

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  6. Hey Miss TWA...Yep...he stole them...to think he would do that....heehhehe! Well...I can say he is not behind bars as of yet...so far we do not have to raise bail money...or get a posse to break him out. He's been a good boy...hahahaha!

    I think Cappy will appreciate your humor...lol. Well...hell...I sure do. It's about the readers right? That's us...(I think) lol. Besides how he gonna get us through his blog? Ha!

    Really...all in all...I know he is having a blast...the food looks amazing and the scenery to die for. No, not talking bout' the "night life"...hehehhe!

    So, whatcha think his next blog is gonna be about? Hmmm...any ideas? With him who knows....

    LOL.....Cheers...Miss T

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  7. Thanks for keeping the dialog going gals. And No I'm not Locked up nor have I Knocked up a Broad! Deep in the Thai islands. Gotta b a post in here somewheres!! Phi Phi Island to b exact!)

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  8. Good........Bon..........glad your keeping tabs on the Good Cappy.........Can never have too many gaurdian angels.....!!!!
    As for his next 'post'............it'll probably be 'Up in the Air"...;)))))
    Have a great day!!!!
    MissTWA

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  9. Hahhaha! Miss TWA...not keeping tabs on that big boy...lol. I'm thinking that maybe he will do something on those odd questions us non-airline peeps ask...like..."can a plane fly with its wheels down?"...I'm kinda thinking NOT. Ha! or how about in the movies we see people climb up through the wheel area and never get stuck or mangled up in the gear???? Ok..I could go on and on..with "dumba**" questions...but I'll refrain. Hee!

    Enjoy...Bon

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    1. Loggin' your Q's in the files, dear Bon...gonna be answering more Q's and common misconcept's soon!

      (hint - a personal pet peeve: Hollywood movies where the guy climbs up through the wheel well into the cabin!!)

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  10. These places are just amazing Eric! There sure are many places to visit in this world. Good thing you're pilot + traveler cos you have a better chance of seeing these places.

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    1. Thanks, Shamis! Yes it seems the Bucket List grows longer every year!

      I'm liking your blog too at http://gawaya.com/ !

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  11. Awesome picture i really like your post and i would like to visit those place but right now i have booked cheap umrah packages with my family so i can't go any where before complete my umrah after that i will go to other place.

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