Travel theme: Land meets Water

It’s no secret I love the beach – although I actually prefer the rainy off-season when there are no tourists around and there’s less chance of sunburn! But this week I wanted to look at all places where water and land intersect, so that includes beaches like Kailua Bay in Hawaii

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…dramatic coastlines like the stunning Oregon Coast

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… legendary rivers like the Missouri

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… and the Mississippi

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… and great lakes set against hulking volcanoes like Reflection Lake by Mount Rainier …

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… and Lake Atitlán surrounded by the triumvirate of Tolimán , Atitlán and San Pedro volcanoes.

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Do you have a favourite spot where land meets water? If you would like to join in (everyone’s welcome!) here’s what to do:

  • Create your own post and title it Travel theme: Land meets Water
  • 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
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xxx Ailsa

I am an intelligent river which has reflected successfully all the banks before which it has flowed by meditating only on the images offered by those changing shores. – Victor Hugo

I will arise and go now, for always night and day
I hear lake water lapping with low sounds by the shore;
While I stand on the roadway, or on the pavements grey,
I hear it in the deep heart’s core. – W.B. Yeates (The Lake Isle of Innisfree)

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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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125 Responses to Travel theme: Land meets Water

  1. fayenorth says:

    Great theme – I love waterside locales! My photos feature rockier coastlines in France and Italy: http://destinationfiction.blogspot.ca/2015/07/travel-theme-land-meets-water.html
    Faye

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  4. Leya says:

    Great shots, Ailsa – love especially the Mississippi and Missouri !

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  6. Wow, Lake Atitlán looks just incredible, thanks for sharing this! My photos are much less exotic but hopefully still appreciated 🙂
    https://travelleronamission.wordpress.com/2015/07/13/travel-theme-the-english-jurassic-coast-where-land-meets-water-stunningly/

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  8. These are lovely, Ailsa! I especially love the Mississippi and Mt. Rainier images. Here are a few from me – a little late, but here’s my post: https://theretiringsort.wordpress.com/wp-admin/post.php?post=5563&action=edit&postpost=v2

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  10. dyule2014 says:

    Thank you Alisa Where Land meets water. Travel Themes

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  15. Great theme Ailsa and amazing images, http://wp.me/p5sYeD-WR for my take on your theme.

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  19. Cee Neuner says:

    Here is my entry for this week. I hope you enjoy. Thanks for hosting this challenge.
    http://ceenphotography.com/2015/07/14/travel-theme-land-meets-water/

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  23. Australia’s coastline is huge so there are too many great spots to start to think about…but my post this week seems to hit the mark you’re looking for! After a bit of a blogging break, I was happy that my post coincided with your theme!http://aglasshalf-full.com/2015/07/15/camel-rides-on-cable-beach/

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  27. Hey, I’m a big fan of your blog and I would love it if you read mine and give me some advice? 🙂

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  31. Love this theme, and since we were vacationing in Oregon, it was easy to find land meeting water! Loved that scenery! http://ohtheplaceswesee.com/2015/07/14/travel-theme-land-meets-water/

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  34. tjparis says:

    Just discovered your wonderful blog. So looking forward to following from here in Western Australia. Here is a set of variations of a photo I took of Mt Fuji from one of the lakes at its base, using different processing techniques. Best wishes!
    https://amaviedecoeurentier.wordpress.com/2015/01/06/thirty-six-views-of-mount-fuji/

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  37. DailyMusings says:

    Such beautiful photos and places- thank you for sharing! Here’s mine this week https://dailymusing57.wordpress.com/2015/07/16/travel-theme-land-meets-water/

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