Costa Rica

© 2017 Richard Danter

After my recent trip to India I wasn’t expecting to be doing any more travelling for a while, but then the chance to go to Costa Rica came up. Having never been there either, I just had to say yes!

And so it was that I found myself almost exactly the opposite side of the Earth to Bangalore, in San Jose.

Temperatures were much more comfortable at around 25C during the day. One thing that surprised me was that it wasn’t all pure blue skies the whole time. In fact much of the time it looked more like the photo above.

But not all the time as this photo across the rooftops shows.

© 2017 Richard Danter

Sadly my trip was very brief, just a few days, and not a lot of free time to explore so I definitely have to go back again some time!

Anyway, until the next time, take care!

Rich

 

 

The Hawk Conservancy

Eating on the Wing, © 2017 Richard Danter

Lorna and I were invited to the Hawk Conservancy Trust in Andover this week, to celebrate the 25th wedding anniversary of our friends Emma and John.

Though I was not there to photograph the renewal of their vows, I thought I would take along my camera anyway. Though I don’t have the long lenses a nature photographer would have I figured I could still capture some interesting shots of the birds in flight.

If you would like to find out more about the Hawk Conservancy Trust and support their wonderful work, check out their web site: http://www.hawk-conservancy.org

So here are just a couple of the shots I managed to capture.

© 2017 Richard Danter

© 2017 Richard Danter

© 2017 Richard Danter

© 2017 Richard Danter

© 2017 Richard Danter

Fantastic day! I wonder what Emma and John will plan for their 50th anniversary..?

Take care,

Rich