Travel Theme: Multiples

Ducks by stream in Mesquite, NevadaI loved the whirlwind of color, movement, and imagination stirred up by this week’s travel theme challenge from Ailsa’s Where’s My Backpack: Multiples. There are so many great responses. I’d like to add mine to the chorus. My swarms, rows, and badelynges of multiples are grouped by season and month when I encountered them.

1. Winter 

Upside-down jellyfish, Baltimore National Aquarium

December: Upside-down jellyfish at the National Aquarium, Baltimore, MD

Snowy egret's feathers, alligators at Gatorland

January: A haze of snow egret feathers at Gatorland, FL

Dragon heads, awaiting, Chinese Lunar New Year, DC

February: Dragons, awaiting their moment in the spotlight at the Lunar New Year Parade, Chinatown, Washington DC

2. Spring: 

Tulips in Groningen, Netherlands

March: Early tulips at the Sunday flower market in Groningen, Netherlands

Cherry Blossoms, FDR Memorial, Washington DC

April: Cherry Blossoms over the Frankling Delano Roosevelt memorial in Washington DC

3. Summer: 

Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum.

August: Dragon’s Blood and its friends at the Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum, Old Town Alexandria, VA

4. Fall: 

Girls in Turkish folk costumes waiting for their turn on stage at the DC Turkish Festival

September: Soon-to-be performers at the Washington DC Turkish Festival 

Red Army by Ray Smith (at Sculpture Meadow by Kentuck Knob)

October: Red Army by Ray Smith at Sculpture Meadow by Frank Lloyd Wright’s Kentuck Knob

Tuna rows, Tsukiji Fish Market, Tokyo

Rows of tuna, being inspected, at the famous tuna auction, the Tsukiji Market, Tokyo

Thank you, Ailsa, for the chance to relive these good memories. From Ailsa:

“If you would like to join in this week’s travel theme (everyone’s welcome!) here’s what to do:

  • Create your own post and title it Travel theme: Multiples
  • Include a link to this page in your post so others can find it too
  • Get your post in by next Thursday, as the new travel theme comes out on Friday
  • Don’t forget to subscribe to keep up to date on the latest weekly travel themes. Sign up via the email subscription link in the sidebar or RSS.” 

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