Beach combing

There is so much to see at the beach. The aliveness of the environment is fed by the constant movement of the sea. What draws my attention to a beach treasure is usually color or shape. When I pick up a smooth friendly little item, rub it with my thumb, and put it in my pocket, it becomes a little talisman, imprinted with the tranquil mood that accompanies my time on the beach. Somewhere in my mind I am also building a mosaic, imagining all my little gems together in a colorful display. However, it seems more satisfying to keep them loose, to be handled and tumbled in and out of their bag as the collection grows.
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in La Palma, Canary Islands

Sunday-October 23, 2016-Santa Cruz de La Palma, Canary Islands

This Week…

We went camping for 3 enjoyable days in Caldera de Taburiente National Park.  The campground was a 12 km hike from the town of Los Llanos.  The trail cut through rugged canyons ascending a total of 1000 m. Continue reading in La Palma, Canary Islands