August Doldrums

August29th2018

The august doldrums

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At the Slough

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Alviso Slough Trail at the Don Edwards National Wildlife Refuge in San Jose

 

The gentle wind

 

The silent waves

 

The morning sun

 

The wildlife refuge

Shirakawa-go (Shirakawa Village)

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Shirakawa-go (Shirakawa Village) is a World Cultural Heritage site since 1995 in the North-western part of Gifu Prefecture in Japan. Is is also located in the historical region known as “Hida” and it is also known as “Hida Shirakawa.” At the village there are 114 thatched roofs structures as well as a rice field and a river running through the town.

Golden Pond

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The colors and patterns of the salt evaporation ponds are caused by Micro-organisms combined with the seasonal changes and the salinity of the water. It’s rare to see the same tapestry of colors and designs every year.

Layers

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You never know how to catch nature.

It’s often so unpredictable and mysterious.

But when you can it’s very rewarding.

Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge in San Jose

Our Weather

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Alviso Slough Trail at the Don Edwards SF Bay National Wildlife Refuge in Alviso (San Jose) 1-2017

There were many rainy and gray days of January and February. It was good for our drought and agriculture but bad for flooding and landslides. Was it caused by global warming? Only the future will tell.