Travel theme: Deep

I was sitting here deep in thought trying to come up with a theme for this week when inspiration struck. Seattle is home to one of the world’s deepest natural harbours; Elliot Bay, which reaches depths of over 600 feet in places.

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Then there’s the startlingly deep green of Yellowstone‘s aptly named Emerald Pool.

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The first light of day, deep in the forest, deep in the heart of Washington’s cougar country.

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And a girl shoulder-deep in tulips at the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival.

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Now it’s your turn to dig deep and post your own interpretation of this week’s theme. If you would like to join in (everyone’s welcome!) here’s what to do:

  • Create your own post and title it Travel theme: Deep
  • Include a link to this page in your post so others can find it too
  • Get your post in by next Thursday, as the new travel theme comes out on Friday
  • Don’t forget to subscribe to keep up to date on the latest weekly travel themes. Sign up via the email subscription link in the sidebar or RSS – I’m in the process of changing over to a new website host but will give you all a heads up when the changeover happens. If you’re following via email there won’t be a change but if you’re following via WordPress you will need to sign up for email or RSS.

So take a deep breath and jump in at the deep end!

xxx Ailsa

“Dare to err and to dream. Deep meaning often lies in childish plays.” – Friedrich Schiller

“Look deep into nature and then you will understand everything better.” – Albert Einstein

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About ailsapm

Hi there! I’m Ailsa Prideaux-Mooney. I’ve lived in many places, and travelled to many more. I had a lot of fun getting there and being there, wherever there happened to be at the time. I climbed a castle wall in Czesky Krumlov, abseiled down cliffs to go caving in the west of Ireland, slept on the beach in Paros, got chased by a swarm of bees in Vourvourou (ok that wasn’t fun, but it was exciting), learned flower arranging in Tokyo, found myself in the middle of a riot in Seoul, learned to snowboard in Salzburg, got lost in a labyrinth in Budapest and had my ice cream stolen by a gull in Cornwall. And I’m just getting started. If you’ve enjoyed what you’ve read so far, I’d love you to follow my travelogue - wheresmybackpack.com - and remember, anyone who tries to tell you it’s a small world hasn’t tried to see it all.
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106 Responses to Travel theme: Deep

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  3. bebs1 says:

    Love your photos of the Yellowstone geysers. Mine were never as beautiful as yours. Here is my answer to the challenge this week: http://nagpanaoan.com/2013/10/12/travel-theme-deep/

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  5. Your Yellowstone Pool is amazing! My “in-deep” story is here: http://nwframeofmind.com/2013/10/12/travel-theme-deep/

  6. ledrakenoir says:

    Very well captured… 🙂

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  10. cyardin says:

    Love the Washington trees Ailsa, great silhouette and it all feels very imposing. Here is my go this week:
    http://christopheryardin.com/2013/10/14/travel_theme-deep/

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  13. Madoqua says:

    Fantastic challenge – really got me looking at my collection of experiences and photos with a new perspective! For a deeply musical interpretation:
    http://madoqua.wordpress.com/2013/10/14/deep-in-musical-contemplation/

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  18. Gaurab says:

    Hi,the first picture looks really amazing 🙂 Here’s my entry for this week –
    http://processingthelife.wordpress.com/2013/10/14/travel-theme-deep/

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  21. Miguel says:

    It’s been months since I last joined your your travel theme.

    Here’s my take on this week’s challenge: http://projectmagellan.net/2013/10/15/bali-every-divers-dream/

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  29. I went to the woods to find a response to this challenge and here is what I found:http://wp.me/p2owKx-up
    Thanks for hosting Ailsa!
    Cheers!

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  31. Amy says:

    Hi Ailsa, This is a wonderful challenge. The photo of the trees is my favorite.
    Here is mine: http://shareandconnect.wordpress.com/2013/10/16/travel-theme-deep-terracotta-warriors/

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  38. The emerald pool shot is fantastic, and I’d love to be shoulder deep in tulips! Here is my take on the word ‘deep’. http://wp.me/pRM20-1Md

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