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   Diana Parsell
 
       

Lunch al fresco with friends at Pringle Bay,

South Africa, during trip to Cape Town

in 2010 for reunion of Rotary scholars

 

 

 

             

Display at the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival

in Washington State, enjoyed with my sister

Cheryl for her 50th birthday

               

A temple in Bali, Indonesia, that in this photo

resembles a watercolor (look closely

for the dog in the foreground)

               

Local pageant for Gubbio crossbow festival

in Umbria, Italy, which I wrote about

for National Geographic's website

               

 

Two children in Malay quarter of Cape Town,

where many of the houses are painted

in a range of pastel shades

               

A father and his twin sons, in their

crocheted caps, leaving a mosque

in Medan, Sumatra, after mid-day prayers

               

View of the countryside from a high

lookout tower in San Gimignano, Italy,

before the dizzying descent down the spiral stairs

               

A Chinese-Batak boy in Sumatra who

wandered freely among guests at a wedding

(I wanted to take him home with me)

               

 

"The Woods" coffeeshop, perched on boulders

by the causeway in Bellingham, Washington,

offers fabulous jumbo scones and killer views

               

Young orangutan at a wildlife facility in Winaraset,

Kalimantan, the Indonesian part of Borneo,

quarantined for hepatitis

             

My postcard-like view of the

most familiar dome in Florence, Italy

 

             

Mother and daughter in Dayak village

we visited during trip up Mahakam River

in Kalimantan (Borneo) by motorized canoe

 

             

Paddling the clear waters alongside

our teak schooner in the islands of

Indonesia's East Nusa Tenggara

 

             

Artful fruit plate at cafe in the Fairhaven

historic district of Bellingham, Washington

 

             

Elderly woman watering her garden in Tuscany,  

Italy, brought to mind my late great-grandmother 

back in southeastern Ohio

 

 

             

 

   

      

             
 
 
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