Where the sea breathes in slow motion

Where the sea breathes in slow motion

 

[Outside television]

Vocabulary chunks to learn after watching the video :

  • A new way of seeing things
  • Travelling to the unknown
  • It ignites our sense of discovery
  • Adventure spirit
  • The beauty of twilight
  • All day and into the night
  • Our eyes are wide open
  • Colors only imagined
  • A stunning attack on the senses
  • Where the sea breathes in slow motion
  • As we celebrate its magical rich history
  • The freedom to explore
  • Rethink routine
  • In the Land of Fire and Ice
  • We remain true to our adventure spirit
  • The landscape become our playground

 

 

Share The Sun

Share The Sun

 

[Goal Zero]

Vocabulary chunks to learn after watching the video :

  • Climb another first descent
  • Raising goats and sheep
  • Living in their yurts
  • Their kindness and hospitality is at a level that I’ve never seen before
  • A huge thank you
  • Solar generators, solar panels
  • Flash lights
  • It’s really exciting to be able to give these gifts to these families
  • And they were so appreciative, so happy
  • You can just feel the joy
  • We get to share the sun
  • Charge from the sun anytime
  • Loving life

During the summer of 2013, Mike Libecki, Ethan Pringle, Liv Sansoz, and photographer Keith Ladzinski headed for the Tian Shan Mountains. The remote range sits on the border of Kyrgyzstan and China and is home to several nomadic families. The Kyrgyz live and work in the high alpine herding animals during the summer months, then moving their herds back down to lower elevations for the winter.

The group was lured to the region by the massive untouched walls, and while there they were fortunate enough to experience the hospitality and culture of the Kyrgyz people. Mike had visited the area 13 years prior, so the region and its people held a special place in his heart. He brought with him gifts of power, solar panels and lights, thanking each villager for their kindness and generosity by Sharing the Sun.  Read more about  their efforts @ Share The Sun

Map of region :

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Weekly photo challenge || Close up

Weekly photo challenge || Close up

Close up 1     Close up 2  a piece of honeycomb

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Idioms :

 none of your beeswax

(British & Australian informal) an impolite way of saying that you do not want someone to know about your private life   

‘So where the heck have you been?’ ‘None of your beeswax!’

be as busy as a bee

(old-fashionedalso be a busy bee (old-fashioned)  to be very busy or very active

She’s as busy as a bee, always going to meetings and organizing parties.

be the bee’s knees

(British & Australian informal) to be extremely good

Have you tried this double chocolate-chip ice cream? It’s the bee’s knees, it really is.

have a bee in your bonnet

to keep talking about something again and again because you think it is important, especially something that other people do not think is important (often + about )

She’s got a real bee in her bonnet about people keeping their dogs under control.

source : the free dictionary

 In response to The Daily Post’s  weekly photo challenge : “Close Up”