This has been a tragic week. For the reasons my last post has mentioned, I choose to embrace laughter for this week’s travel theme. I hope you will join me. Here’s my favourite laughing donkey carved with a chainsaw near California’s Lost Coast.
The only sensible thing to do when you are handed an octopus is to laugh. You never know what’s going to happen next in Seattle’s Pike Place Market.
Colourful glee celebrating the Holi Festival.
What makes you laugh? If you would like to join in (everyone’s welcome!) here’s what to do:
- Create your own post and title it Travel theme: Laughter
- 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 wish you all a year filled with laughter, compassion, kindness and joy.
The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter. – Mark Twain
Laughter is the closest distance between two people. – Victor Borge
A wonderful thing about true laughter is that it just destroys any kind of system of dividing people. – John Cleese
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Oh what a beautiful photo, Al and Elizabeth. His smile warms my very heart. xxx
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Great theme! Against my better judgment, I posted pictures of me posing with tigers. The pictures are so goofy, they should be good for a laugh.
Oh Juliann, I have tears streaming down my face after reading this post, thank you thank you thank you for posting this. I nearly lost it when I saw that photo of you LAYING ON A TIGER. Whaaaaat? That was hilarious, and exactly what I needed today. xxx Ailsa
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Ailsa, The Holi festival girls look so happy. I also loved your previous post and have linked both.. Here’s mine.
What adorable little stone figurines, Francesca, definitely chuckle-worthy – I can see why they might chase away demons! xxx Ailsa
Yes, laughter (even the one of a donkey 😉 !) could bring light to the moments that have dark shades about them… Beautiful photos, Ailsa.
Here’re mine: https://esengasvoice.wordpress.com/2015/01/09/travel-theme-laughter/
What darling smiles, Ese, and those sand sculptures are fabulous! 🙂
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here is my entry for this week https://hamburgundmeehr.wordpress.com/2015/01/09/travel-theme-laughter/
Ahhhh, wonderful, trolls are so cool 🙂
I ❤ them too 😀
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Sometimes all you can do is laugh… http://windagainstcurrent.com/2015/01/09/laughter/
I want a go! How much fun is that? I just went back and looked at the original post, some of those cardboard kayaks look crazy hi-tech, that boat in the video with the teeth, wow! But my favourite shots were the ones of the boats breaking up and people getting dumped into the water. 🙂
Well, of course! 🙂
And the boat with the shark’s teeth won. It helps to have teeth!
This year’s race will be on July 18th, so if you happen to be in NYC then….
Haha, tempting. Reaches for cardboard box….
The cardboard is supplied, but you may want to practice beforehand…
Oh yeah! 🙂
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There is nothing like a good laugh. https://dailymusing57.wordpress.com/2015/01/09/travel-theme-laughter/
What a great photo of unrestrained laughter. I’d love to know what was so funny! 😉
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Such an adorable donkey, Ailsa. The last photo is beautiful, and the second full of joy. Thank you so much for sharing your laughter, we all need it this week.
With my entry, I hope to spread the joy too: https://drieskewrites.wordpress.com/2015/01/09/travel-theme-laughter/
Beautiful, Marion, such wonderful expressions, I have a great big smile on my face now. xxx
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The laughing donkey is fabulous!!
Here is my entry for your Travel Theme challenge. I hope you enjoy it. http://treerabold.wordpress.com/2015/01/10/travel-theme-laughter/
I love it, that top photo is hysterical and hey, I bet there are a ton of things you can do better now than you could at 16. Jumping is so overrated. 😉
yeah, jumping is overrated!
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I wish you the same!!
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Love that laughing donkey… here is my effort for this week: http://suejudd.com/2015/01/10/travel-theme-laughter/
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They LL LOOK Hppy – especially the donkey…I have a collegue who’s a master of happy laughter.http://wp.me/p1hCI2-40a
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Thanks for the laughter theme–good choice for this week.
Beer, Soda, Daughter: What to pick up? What to put down? http://wp.me/pqJ7j-1WM
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Browsing the Atlas just led me to your blog here. I didn’t know your theme of the week, but posted my own take on laughter and losing control last Friday. http://roughwighting.net/2015/01/09/losing-control-x-rated/. No traveling required, although lots of people seem to go to the movies to either laugh or cry their eyes out!
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A perfect message … and a great choice of photos 🙂
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This is a great theme – it leaves you feeling cheery and happy!
Sometimes it is just fun to do daft things, like pose for silly photos!
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I love the laughing donkey, it’s like something you’d find in my hometown of Blackpool 🙂 http://sasieology.wordpress.com/2015/01/10/travel-theme-laughter/
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Here’s my entry for the week:
Hi Ailsa and everybody
Here my entry
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I love that donkey! Here is my submission for laughter http://traveltalesoflife.com/2015/01/11/blogging-fun/
Great theme in this sad times! Thank you! This is my contribution: A pic from china http://bambooblog.de/2015/01/12/alisa-travel-theme-laughter/
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