Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Back To School.

The schools have opened their doors this week. Because of this I fondly remember my school days. All through elementary and high school, the first week of the school year meant we had to write an essay entitled WHAT I DID ON MY SUMMER VACATION. We had to write 2x, one in English for our English subject and the second in Tagalog for our Pilipino subject.

I hated writing that essay because we never travel, we never go anywhere during the summer months. What was I going to write about was the painful question that plagues me every first week of school. In the end I always found something to write about - a visiting kid from next door or some crazy penpal thingy we did one summer.

And so I thought I'd do a post about this essay assignment. However, this assignment will be all pictures, because I don't go to school anymore and I have a photo blog.

Here is one of the things I did this summer:

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I went rafting and it was so much fun!!!!! The pictures are scarier than they are in reality.

13 comments:

  1. Anybody who just looks at the 2nd and 3rd photo will really get second thoughts about doing white water rafting. But it really is fun! I did this too early in July but we didn't have great photos like you have - I've finally bought a DiCAPac so I can bring my DSLR with me on a kayaking trip.

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  2. Oh you can join that! I cannot do that, even if you say the photos are scarier than the reality. Your photos are still good even if maybe you are also concentrating on your own safety in the other kayak!

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  3. Omg you're a brave soul! I won't dare to do anything that involves water because I don't know how to swim :D

    By the way, great shots ha even while in motion.

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  4. The rafting looks like a lot of fun! I did it once, would love to do it again.

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  5. wow, that must have been refreshing being splashed with water all the time.

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  6. Friends these are not my shots. These are from the photographers that are strategically perched above the rapids to shoot rafters. We bought CD of our shots.

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  7. I love white-water rafting, Maria, and THAT would have made a great story to tell! :) Fabulous images.

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  8. That third frame looks like a disaster is occurring! :-) Fine essay in pictures… we can all fill in the sounds of the water and the yelling!

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  9. What a great series! Your photos are awesome.

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  10. now that's the way you spell wild fun. i love white water rafting.

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  11. hahaha i remember that too. and like you i just don;t know what to write coz i just stayed at home during the summer :) sometimes i would write something that i did not do hehehe shhhhh. those were the days :D

    water rafting seems fun though not my type :)

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  12. wow! i wanted to try some time! i like this kind of adrenaline rush! but i have to be with good swimmers hahaha!

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  13. I can remember myself writing for the nth time because I just stayed at home and played with my brothers :) Now, my kids are the one preparing their essays. It's back to school time this coming Sunday :).

    Wow! You're a brave woman!Your photos can tell how scary water rafting can.I might be screaming to death if I'd try water rafting.

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