Friday Photo Quiz #5

The answer to the last quiz: It was the booming capital of Panama, Panama City. Speaking of capital cities, here’s a photo from the capital of this week’s country.

Leave your best guess as a comment. I’ll put all the correct answers into a hat, draw one, and the winner of the drawing gets a copy of the audiobook version of my book Common Sense and Whiskey.

Win free stuff every Friday this summer. New photo every Friday, drawing the next Thursday, winner notified by email Friday. Good luck.

Now: What’s your guess in this week’s quiz?

And since this might be a tough one, here’s a second photo taken in this week’s country, which might be another clue. Maybe. Where on earth can this be?

Birds with Personality

The post a couple weeks back called Animals with Personality was kind of fun, so now, equal time: Who’s up for a world tour of birds? Click to view them larger, from the Birds Gallery at Earthphotos.com.

This guy lives in one of the floating villages around Tonle Sap, Cambodia.

If I remember this guy right, he’s from a falconry in Scotland.

Kingfisher in Amboseli Park, Kenya.

This ostrich just dropped by our chalet in Sossusvlei, Namibia.

Good-looking guy from Antigua, Guatemala.

It’s a long way down for this cockatoo in New South Wales, Australia.

Crowned cranes from the Tierpark Hellabrunn, Munich, Germany.

Pretty sure this guy is from the same Scottish falconry.

Swan also from the Tierpark Hellabrunn, Munich, Germany.

And, of course, the amazing levitating penguin from Simon’s Town, South Africa.

Friday Photo Quiz #3

The answer to last week’s quiz was Ecuador. We saw the capital, Quito, and Mt. Cotopaxi. Now for this week’s quiz. Where on earth can this be?

Leave your best guess as a comment. I won’t publish the comments so no one can give away the answer. I’ll put all the correct answers into a hat, draw one, and the winner of the drawing will win a copy of the audiobook version of my book Common Sense and Whiskey.

Win free stuff every Friday this summer. New photo every Friday, drawing the next Thursday, winner notified by email Friday. Good luck. Now, what’s your guess in this week’s quiz?

Friday Photo Quiz 2

Win free stuff, once a week this summer. Every Friday I’ll put up a random photo from one of the 120 countries on EarthPhotos.com, and you play sleuth. Where on earth can it be?

Leave your best guess as a comment. I won’t publish the comments so no one can give away the answer.

I’ll put all the correct answers into a hat, draw one, and the winner of the drawing will win a copy of the audiobook version of my book Common Sense and Whiskey.

New photo every Friday, drawing the next Thursday, winners notified by email Friday.

Good luck. Have fun.

So, take a look at this week’s photo. What country is this?

Animals with Personality

I’ve been reading lately about the prevalence of traits we think of as human traits in animals. The idea of animal “personality” is problematic by anthropomorphic definition. But still. Here are a few creatures we’ve met down through the years. For me, it’s hard to imagine them not having personalities.

Click them for bigger versions at EarthPhotos.com.









Friday Photo Quiz, Thursday Edition

Let’s have a little fun. Are you game to test your geographic knowledge? Fridays through the summer I’ll put up a random photo from one of the 120 countries on EarthPhotos.com. For starters we’ll do this first one a day early. You play sleuth. Where on earth can this be?

Leave your best guess as a comment. I won’t publish the comments so no one can give away the answer.

I’ll put all the correct answers into a hat, draw one, and the winner of the drawing will win a copy of the audiobook version of my book Common Sense and Whiskey. Free stuff, once a week.

New photo every Friday, drawing the next Thursday, winners notified by email Friday.

Good luck. Have fun.

So, game time: from what country do you guess this first photo comes?