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RUSSIA: Who are you sharing the sunrises with?

January 7th 2020
Wildfires scorch and scour our Australian bushland as I rise to the 2020 New Year. Green can become flaming orange then become ashes and tears. Images of the ever spectacular Sydney NYE fireworks and simultaneous Fire & Rescue videos of sparks flying and endless flames and lives smashed or smouldering...wondering if our home backing onto National Park in Sydney's North will soon ... read more
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Russian Flag Founded in the 12th century, the Principality of Muscovy, was able to emerge from over 200 years of Mongol domination (13th-15th centuries) and to gradually conquer and absorb surrounding principalities. In the early 17th century, a new Romanov Dynas... ... read more
11th January 2020

Morning has broken!
Absolutely stunning. You have captured another serene setting.
13th January 2020

Morning has broken!
One of my favourite pics MJ. My heart leapt when I saw it that morning...and minutes later it was replaced by other hues. I found it interesting how quickly the sun rose and how the light varied each morning.
12th January 2020

the morning glow
Your Russia travel blogs continue to make for an interesting read! This pic has eerie similarity with the apocalyptic South Eastern Australian sky that the media has been showing in the last few days. Just unbelievable destruction of forests and wildlife. Hope it abates soon.
15th January 2020

The morning glow
the morning glow I also noticed the similarity to the hues in my backyard pics, Hem. Pretty scary and they are predicting bushfires in Oz until about April, so no end yet in sight. I presume in USA you would only get snatches of how deadly our Aussie fires have been. About 2 days ago the house loss was 1,912. We get images of Californian wildfires, so if you can compare you know well how destructive they can get. In my photo I also love the way the light captures the ripples in the wake created by us cruising by. Thanks for commenting.

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