Haiku #31

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A spring squall of hail
drives down on the dark hill, whilst
sunshine lights the dale

Copyright Francis 2021

Escapist Landscapes Pt. 1~ — (Reblog)

Feeling a bit stressed out these days? (The Beagle Channel Argentina). Who isn’t? (Banff National Park, British Columbia), Let’s escape (Coastal Norway), to peaceful places (Vancouver Island, British Columbia), and forget our worries (Zermatt, Switzerland), for awhile (Huahine, French Polynesia). I will do another peaceful images post after this (Yellowstone National Park), because we all […]

Escapist Landscapes Pt. 1~ —

Deorital-Chandrashila Trek – With India Hikes — Bombay Ficus (Reblog)

There are a lot go reasons why one should experience trekking and this trek especially – the forests, the birds, the fabulous mountain views, the experience of living in a tent at 0 Celcius, Overall adventure, etc. For three days, you trek through dense rhododendron, maple and oak forests. On the fourth day, you trek […]

Deorital-Chandrashila Trek – With India Hikes — Bombay Ficus

10 Amazing hidden towns and villages in Ireland — Delusional Bubble (Reblog)

Ireland is one of the most beautiful countries in Europe and the whole world to visit. Most travelers only explore Dublin and move on while the real deal is the rest of the country in small towns and villages (No offense dear Dublin!). If you’re interested to learn more about the most charming towns and […]

10 Amazing hidden towns and villages in Ireland — Delusional Bubble

*Ireland is beautiful, in large part.

Poem: ‘Heed’

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Florescent green banners snaking
in the blue;
Polaris over my head,
such beacons of the kingdom
drawing like a magnet,
beckoning closer to ice smothered peaks
of estranged lands;
the incessant drum of the shaman,
ancestors screaming from my heart,
imploring me: “Remember this.”

Copyright Francis Barker 2020

*dVerse Quadrille 114 — poetical magnetism

The Canadian Rockies -Kamloops, Whistler — Bombay Ficus (Reblog)

Note : If haven’t checked out our previous story on Jasper National Park, Click Here. Kamloops Situated at the junction of the North and South Thompson Rivers in the Thompson Valley, Kamloops is the second largest city in the British Columbia Interior with a growing population of 90,000 people. We did not spend much time […]

The Canadian Rockies -Kamloops, Whistler — Bombay Ficus

America the Beautiful — tanja britton (Reblog)

Barr Trail is one of the Pikes Peak region’s most iconic hiking paths and whether one trains for the annual Pikes Peak Ascent or Marathon, or simply desires to hike it for its own merit, it packs a punch. Beginning at an elevation of approximately 6,800 feet in Manitou Springs, it climbs steadily to 14,115 […]

America the Beautiful — tanja britton

*Reblogged by The Midlode Mercury.

Above the Arctic circle in Tromso, Norway — Passport Overused (Reblog)

So, I decided to push the envelope even more. Flew to Tromso from Oslo. It was about a two-hour flight. It costs about 90 dollars round trip at the time. Might be more expensive in the coming years. Luckily, there wasn’t any major snowstorm that day. Luck was on my side to visit this part…

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