Welcome to the 64th round up of the Tuesday Photo Challenge! History has definitely been a fertile ground for your creativity, as your entries have been numerous and of high quality!
The greatest number of entries focused on your personal connection with history, as it has been experienced across the planet with an appreciative nod to Sarah for bring the planet itself into the picture. There were also wonderful posts that connect us to personal histories, each unique and, yet, shared between all of us. Of course, there’s also the Oxtail pastry, which now is history!
Thank you for being creative and sharing freely!
Here’s a bit more background on my history in images from the Netherlands…
As I was born in Rotterdam and grew up either in or just outside the city, it features prominently, with nods to great Dutch poffertjes, as well as sailing and fishing.
The following were this week’s participants in the challenge with links to their posts:
- Xenia’s whippets were first this week, loping along the coast with pill boxes and turrets in sight in whippetwisdom.com, touching both on history and Nature’s beauty!
- pensivity101 tells a tale of both her history teacher and some of her favorite moments in recent history. Do you have any in common?
- iballrtw shares a wonderful photo as a reminder of how we celebrate historic events in many locales.
- Nicole’s post in Une Photo, un poéme focuses on the monument to commemorate the Australian soldiers how died and went missing in battle during World War I in Villers-Bretonneux.
- Black Body‘s post features a gorgeous photo of an Oxtail pastry; why? Because it’s history!
- By Sarah looks at the history of the planet, on which we reside, with beautiful images of the Champagne Pool in Waiotapu.
- Stella put together an amazing post in her blog, Giggles & Tales; she gives a wonderful recounting of the impact of the Kola nut on Nigeria and its people.
- Charles brings us two aspects of history in his blog, charlesewaugh; an ancient temple in Ephesus and civil war canons in Vicksburg, US. They provide two unique views into the past.
- Susan brings us along tracing her family roots in Musin’ with Susan, as she visits the location where her father lived, before having to escape the threat of the Nazis.
- Raj allows us to visit another wonderful location in XDrive this week; we go to historic Fort Chitradurga in India. A fantastic post!
- Ladyleemanilla tells the tale of Filipino freedom fighters, their courage and persistence. She also shares a large number of historic locales in her photos!
- Miriam takes us on a tour of Boston along the Freedom Trail in Showers of Blessing, which is a wonderful walk filled with amazing locales!
- Judith recently visited Manchester and shares a bit of this city’s history in Nature Knows Best; the Town Hall certainly has quite a bit of history surrounding it, that you should check out!
- Bullyboy has a magnificent post in Travel387 that tells the story of Vivekenanda house in Chennai!
- Justine’s images tell of the history of Gettysburg in Justine Taylor Photography; this location is imbued with power, as shown in Justine’s images.
- Robert’s photos in his Photo Robert’s Blog bring the nostalgia of history into focus beautifully!
- I think that Ron couldn’t make up his mind, which is just fine, as he shares some great photos that bring history to us in his post in Progressing into Solitude.
- Debbie shares a bit of personal history in ForgivingConnects as well as some really good tips on quieting the mind!
- Khürt’s contribution this week in his wonderful blog, Island in the Net, tells us about the Princeton battlefield with gorgeous photography.
- Lacy’s post in Adventures of a Busy Mom is very personal, as she recounts how her perspective has changed now that she is the wife of an active duty military man; wonderful post!
I look forward to hearing your thoughts about history, as you peruse these great posts!