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Xiapu, the most beautiful mudflats perhaps in China

Xiapu? What is that? And where exactly- asked most of my local, Chinese friends, taking a little of my guilt of not knowing about this gem just 6 hours away by high speed aka bullet trains from Hong Kong- perfect for a long weekend getaway, okay even for a weekend one! 867 more words

Hong Kong

Mudflat Monday for Marine Science students

Today was one of the days that I look forward to every year – Mudflat Monday! Two of the three classes braved the challenging ecosystem that is the mudflats today (the third class went last Thursday, so actually they were the first class!). 61 more words

Marine Organisms


The word “mudflat” is not one that typically inspires images of beauty. In fact, upon hearing the word, you probably picture exactly what it’s name implies: a large expanse of flat land covered in  gloppy mud, which, essentially, is what it is. 552 more words


North Shore mudflats

I have a thing for mangroves and mud. Perhaps it’s because of the days I followed in my father’s footsteps as he traipsed through mud catching crabs, sinking into the depths of the smooth, squelching ooze. 96 more words

Canada's British Columbia

Shoreham Estuary

I’ve strolled around Shoreham Estuary a number of times but never failed to take a few images I like, the wildlife was more co-operative this time than usual and the low tide allowed a view of the mudflats.

Seward to Anchorage, July 8

It was a bittersweet day when we hit Seward and had to leave the Noordam. We really enjoyed our cruise and kind of hated to leave–especially at the crack of what would have been dawn in the lower 48. 655 more words