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Monday, May 10, 2010

From Poles to Trolls - And Some Other Things As Well - Balboa Park Sunday May 2

It was the House of Poland's turn to host the Lawn Program at the International Houses in Balboa Park on Sunday May 2nd. I managed to get a few shots of the folk dancers.




After watching the dancing for a bit I stopped in to the House of Norway to see what sort of tasty snacks the Vikings were offering. This time it was little waffle-like things with some berry preserves and cream. I'm sure they have an actual name, and I'm equally sure I have no idea what it is. In any event, they were good.


They also have a cool collection of trolls sitting on a table just waiting to be photographed.



I spent the rest of the afternoon wandering around the Park. Along the way I met an aspiring young portrait photographer. We talked for a bit, and I let her take my photo for her class project. It was nice to see a young person shooting slide film, especially with an old totally manual camera.


Later I stopped and listened to Mitch, the didgeridoo player who is generally in the Park on weekends.


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1 comment:

  1. These are great photos Frank. That is the best portrait of the didgeridoo player I've ever seen.

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