Travel theme: Flutter

Valentine’s Day is coming up, which might be enough to set your heart a-flutter, but I’ve been looking at other ways of fluttering for this week’s travel theme. First up, a pretty little bird launching into flight in a New York park, its wings a fluttering blur.

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Sticking with the wildlife theme, a most majestic flutterer, a giant yellow butterfly in Tikal National Park in Guatemala.

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Kites fluttering in the skies above Seattle’s Kite Hill

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…and fluttering flags from three different countries marking the spot where their borders intersect.

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I hope this week’s theme has you in a flutter to get started on your own interpretation. If you would like to join in (everyone’s welcome!) here’s what to do:

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xxx Ailsa

We are like butterflies who flutter for a day and think it’s forever. – Carl Sagan

There is nothing holier in this life of ours than the first consciousness of love, the first fluttering of its silken wings. – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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