Following on from our 3 Counties Saturday, with a visit to Market Harborough, we decided to tag along and visit Holistic Harborough to see… 511 more words
Going to the Christkindlmarket in Chicago was definitely an enjoyable experience. This is the second Christmas market that we have attended here in the States and, although there are some differences compared to those that we experienced in Germany, they have both been very authentic. It was extremely cold during our visit to Chicago with wind chill temperatures well below zero, so having a warm glass of Gluhwein was a definite must. We visited the market on Saturday, two days before Christmas, and to say that it was crowded would be an understatement. It seemed that half of the city had shown up to squeeze their way through the maze of stalls.
Making Our Way Through the Crowds
Plenty of Food and Gluhwein
There was a wide variety of food available, including traditional German favorites such as Currywurst and Bratwurst, but there were options to fit any desire…
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Kitesurfing, Umhlanga. Kites in the sky, but the two surfers are invisible, hidden between the waves in this at Umhlanga, near Durban, South Africa.
Just trying an edit for a WordPress follower.
Couldn’t do too much about the blue cast, but here’s an edit which seems to work.
in XnView MP:
- Downloaded the low res shot;
- Reduced lightness, blue colour and saturation
- With the high res image I would use GIMP and mask the beak to bring up the orange. Also bring up the detail in the white area, and crop for thirds, keeping the sticks at bottom left.
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