The best posts of 2020

That is the gallery of the best posts of 2020: the winners of each month and finally the top post of 2020 (based on number of likes)! Thank you for all the likes, comments and follows!


January 2020

Kitesurfing with Burj in the background (click to see the full post)


February 2020

The Sun (click to see the full post)

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Travel Challenge – Day 2

Travel Challenge! I was invited by an amazing travel passionate Anita from 100 Country Trek (thank you!) to post one favorite travel picture a day for ten days. – without explanation – then to nominate someone else to participate. That’s 10 days, 10 travel pictures, and 10 nominations. Many of you are already busy with the challege. However, if you wish to participate, please feel nominated! And have fun posting travel photos (and please link back to me that I will not miss them!). If you know where my photo was taken – let me know in the comment. Enjoy! ♥



See also:

Travel Challenge – Day 1 | Travel Challenge – Day 3 | Travel Challenge – Day 4 | Travel Challenge – Day 5 | Travel Challenge – Day 6 | Travel Challenge – Day 7 | Travel Challenge – Day 8 | Travel Challenge – Day 9 | Travel Challenge – Day 10 | Travel Challenge – Gallery


Edit (the answer):

Table Mountain & Sunset Beach, Cape Town, South Africa


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Christmas Star: The Great Conjunction 2020

The great conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn took place on 21st December at 13:22 GMT. In the photos below: Jupiter (brighter) and Saturn at around 19:00 GMT (and the beautiful Moon) in Cape Town, South Africa.

Every 20 years Jupiter and Saturn pass close to each other and this is called “the great conjuction”. This year however the distance between them is the smallest since 1623. Those two planets – observed with naked eye – looked like a one bright star (“Christmas star”). For the observers on Earth they were only 0.1 degrees apart (however Saturn was twice as far from our planet as Jupiter). The next such exceptional great conjunction will be in 2080 and then in 2417 and 2477…





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