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Toad Lilies

Time for a short flower post to highlight the joys of the late summer garden! Toad lilies are delicately beautiful woodland flowers with a somewhat awkward English common name. 137 more words

China

Fluvial Twists and Turns

 Rivers hardly ever run in a straight line.
Rivers are willing to take ten thousand meanders
and enjoy every one
and grow from every one.
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Photography

Baby trekking: Triund

“There are two ways up to Triund” a fellow backpacker tells us, “The shorter is incredibly steep and unmapped, so you need a guide. The longer is easy, just follow the path up and out of the village then turn right.” It is 2pm: arguably too late, too hot and too dangerous to start the hike up to Triund Hill, 2842 metres above sea level. 431 more words

India

Listen to your head - and your heart

We’ve just had some lovely visitors to stay.  I love it when people come, who actually we don’t know that well, and we find soulmate-ness in each other.  1,292 more words

Ladakh - The dream that eludes !!!!

This is one dream that has certainly been eluding me and a few close friends for a very longtime now. We had planned to get to Ladakh quite a few times and never even got close. 1,216 more words

Exploration

Million People Left Homeless in Bangladesh Flooding

EXTREME WEATHER & CLIMATIC HAZARDS
EXTREME RAIN EVENTS
MAJOR DISASTERS
FLOOD DISASTER
CROP DISASTERS
MASS DISPLACEMENT
SCENARIOS 444, 111, 101, 078, 070, 066, 023, 03, 02… 157 more words

Global Disaster Watch