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Of Newt and Pokemon
« on: August 25, 2016, 04:43:50 AM »

To ring out Summer and to participate in a challenge, I needed a special model to compliment my piece.

So we got up early, to avoid the heat of the day, being awarded with a wonderful sight.

Those towers on both sides of the harbour (one in Kowloon and the other on Hong Kong island) do remind me of the ominous story of the Two towers in Lord of the rings...... :) But beautiful to look at nevertheless.

So we arrived at our destination just before 8am well before the heat of the day. Had breakfast and then went in search for the only type of newt we got here in Hong Kong. Got lucky, caught two in the morning, and one more served its purpose in the afternoon.

Those buggers dont wanna stay still, so had a hard time catching a picture with my Canon (Everything is manual, so hard to get a focus on both subjects)

Have to admit, I had nearly 300 pictures taken, but that one and the next are from my phone that I took just in case.....

Hunting for those things made me feel like a youngster these days hunting for.......?

After everything was done, back down home and take a stroll with the dogs to ring out the day.
Was not the only one enjoying the last rays of the day.....

A good 5 hours hiking, good food, relatively clean air, chasing those creatures, and some at times eyeopening and surprisingly honest discussions with my teenage daughter; no better way to enjoy the end of summer/holiday.

Thanks for looking, Kurt

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Re: Of Newt and Pokemon
« Reply #1 on: August 25, 2016, 06:46:11 AM »

Sounds like you had a most lovely day!  Thanks for sharing the pictures.   :icon_sunny:
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