I was sauntering through Rome‘s Campo de’ Fiori when my eye was caught by this cheeky vendor.
So I went looking through my photos for other images of work that I’ve caught on my travels. Here is laundry day on the shores of Lake Atitlan.
Still in Guatemala, this chap made log-carrying look easy. I was in awe of the speed at which he was walking with such a heavy burden.
This guard had the difficult task of stopping people from running headlong through the tulip fields at the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival.
Behind the scenes, in fields not open to the public, tulilp pickers spread across fields of unopened tulips gathering armloads of plants for future sale.
Do you have an interpretation of this week’s theme that you would like to work on? If you would like to join in (everyone’s welcome!) here’s what to do:
- Create your own post and title it Travel theme: Work
- 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!
“Work is a necessity for man. Man invented the alarm clock.” – Pablo Picasso
“I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” – Thomas Edison
Great photos, Ailsa! And that first one is hilarious hehehe.
Here’s my take on Work: http://drieskewrites.wordpress.com/2014/02/21/travel-theme-work/
He certainly gave me a giggle, Marion. Love your post, those horses are gorgeous and your imagined dialogue is hilarious. 🙂
That first image is a hoot! I’ll dig through my archives, I’ll have something for sure…
He was a laugh, Sue, he was really working it in his saucy apron! 😉
And having some fun!
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Beautiful shot of the tulip fields! Ok. Here’s my blog entry for your travel theme: http://brain.queenkv.org/2014/02/21/travel-theme-work/
Lovely post, that shot of Los Caracoles in Barcelona is wonderful! 🙂
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I know, not everybody like my work, sorry about that. But I decided to share a little bit of my life with you- http://vosperdruiter.wordpress.com/2014/02/21/work-ailsas-weekly-travel-theme/
What a great series of work photos, the ruins at Ephesus look amazing and I love that photo of the wedding couple! 🙂
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They all sound like more fun jobs than mine.
In the words of the mighty Mark Twain – work is a necessary evil to be avoided. 😉
Work without workers: http://windagainstcurrent.com/2014/02/21/travel-theme-work/
Brilliant take on the theme, Vlad, and I love your hidden harbor tour! 🙂
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One person’s Work is another person’s adventure of a lifetime!…
Woah, that looks like a silly amount of fun. I want a go in that red plane, it’s so cool. 🙂
Great photos. 😀
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Lol! Great first photo!
Thank you for doing this each week, am enjoying the challenges.
Hi Del, loved your post, it was a bit scary looking at him splitting the bamboo towards his body, yikes!
Yes, we all held our breath a bit, as he plied that sharp knife slowly. But he is a master, which in Japanese culture means a very high degree of competency and creativity. So no accidents!
I really wanted to run through the tulip fields when I saw that shot! Wonderful. I wrote this post last week about rubber workers in Thailand…not in response to your challenge, but it fits the theme! http://aglasshalf-full.com/2014/02/15/regarding-rubber/
What a great pictorial about the process of rubber making – I loved that shot of sheets of rubber hanging out to dry. Looks like a lot of very hard work!
Oh and like you, I really had a hard time refraining from running wild through all those tulips, hee hee!
Wow Guatemala seems like an amazing place to visit. I’m adding it to my list 😀 cool pictures!
Guatemala was unbelievably beautiful; stunning countryside and genuinely welcoming people. Definitely add it to your list! xx
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Thank you for inspiring Ailsa. Here are my collection: http://foto2nurul.wordpress.com/2014/02/21/travel-theme-work/
Thanks for joining in, Nurul, wow, what a great collection of photos, that b/w of the potter is stunning! 🙂
Thanks Ailsa 🙂
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Fun as usual! here’s my take
Wonderful shots, Leya, that Tibetan carpet is beautiful, and I’ve never seen incense being made, how cool is that?
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Ok that looks like an awful lot of fun, Rosemarie! 🙂
Work and fun…a bit of both.
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Awesome photos and insight! Thanks.
Glad you enjoyed it rsfdeep, thanks for the visit! 🙂
Love all your photos for the theme, Ailsa. That first one is priceless. 🙂
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Fantastic images! Here’s my entry: http://shootngo.wordpress.com/2014/02/21/travel-theme-work/
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Here’s my ‘work’ story, Ailsa (thank you for another good theme) – it’s about looking for smut on Kenya’s farms and why Kenyans work so hard: http://wp.me/pKVAM-yP
Work is such a ‘durty’ word on the weekend!! 😉 I’ll have to think of how I can help you out on this one! 😛
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I found two very unusual types of work pictures here http://forestwoodfolkart.wordpress.com/2014/02/22/travel-theme-work/
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Hi Ailsa. Here’s a hairy work: http://wp.me/p16tta-vQ
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Here are my ‘work’ photos, taken in India
First photo, classic! Lovely theme. Unfortunately I won’t be participating, my work demands at the moment don’t allow me the luxury;-)
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Love your photos Ailsa! I have enlisted the bees of Slovenia to meet your challenge. Hope you enjoy. http://traveltalesoflife.com/2014/02/22/travel-theme-work/
You keep coming up with great themes, Ailsa. Good selection.
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Such a fun topic.
Here is my entry for the week!
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Another slightly contrived contribution 🙂
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