Travel theme: Four

The luck of the Irish to you all on this fine (well, blustery and rainy) St. Patrick’s Day. Seeing as the four-leafed clover is synonymous with this holiday I thought I’d go with lucky number four for this week’s theme, starting off with four frankly scary Nutcrackers in Leavenworth.

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Four May Day revelers in Seattle.

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Snowy sunset at Big Four Mountain in Washington’s Cascades.

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Four flamingos. Oh wait, nope, that’s two flamingos reflected. 🙂

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Four birds chilling in a Staten Island park. EDIT: Or is it five.. as the more eagle-eyed amongst you have suggested?  😉

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Four people silhouetted against the dancing waters of Lincoln Center‘s fountain.

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Have you got any lucky fours to share? If you would like to join in with your own interpretation of this week’s theme (everyone’s welcome!) here’s what to do:

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❤ Ailsa    PS for a story about St. Patrick you might not have heard, check out this post.

When angry, count to four; when very angry, swear. – Mark Twain

In America the President reigns for four years, and Journalism governs for ever and ever. – Oscar Wilde

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 - - and remember, anyone who tries to tell you it’s a small world hasn’t tried to see it all.
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42 Responses to Travel theme: Four

  1. aj vosse says:

    Happy St Patrick’s Day!! Wet and mildly wild… 😉
    Just by the way… photo five… I see five birds! Sorry… 😛
    I’ll leave you be with four pecks on the cheek!!

  2. Yeah one Birdy 🐦 is hiding there.

    • ailsapm says:

      Haha, that hawkward moment when you realize there’s a fifth bird hiding right in the middle of the photo – but it’s all good beakause I get to make awful bird puns. 🙂

  3. Love those nutcrackers! And this theme. Happy St. Patrick’s Day to you!

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  7. Happy St. Patrick’s Day, dear! You have chosen wonderful photos, Ailsa. Really love the black and white and the flamingos!
    Here’s my entry:
    Have a wonderful weekend. x

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  9. Leya says:

    Great choices – again – Ailsa! Here’s mine
    Have a great weekend.

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  14. Belated Happy St Patrick’s Day! Hope you had a great one. Here’s my contribution for the week: 🙂

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  16. Jaspa says:

    I don’t think I could even pick a favourite from your photos this week, Ailsa, they’re all wonderful. My contribution see me in one of the Four glass cubes of the Skydeck, high above the streets of Chicago.

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  33. Great photos, Ailsa, but I can see six birds in the tree. Two of them seem a bit shy, though. 🙂

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