a year of blogging

one year of blogging …………  here are the many faces of  morporc

from the begining
opinionated
guarded
focused
wonder
flighty
mornings
family

 

good friends
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crannog

loch tay

loch tay

cold as bro

many years ago i was touring Scotland and i came across the crannog centre , crannogs were built over water , instantly i was hooked .. these building were in use about 2500 years ago and sites are found all over the UK…. they resemble yurts but were permanent structures ..set up on poles over water for protection from wild beasties of some sort.. the domestic herds were sometimes housed around the living area , under the roof but separated from the living area by a wall , this formed a living insulation… these are some photos of the crannog at loch tay , it was made the way they would have made them

more yurts

i still haven’t got this bout of yurts out of my systems.. after last nights blog i went in search of more yurts in their natural enviroment and found these…

cool
camels look warm
COLD

 

yurt or ger

yurt heaven

dalanzadgad

i have a fixation on yurts and the other day while i was surfing the net i went looking on google earth for some , i knew that the Mongolians use them as their main form of abode .. so i started at the capital and followed the roads out untill i came to a place called Dalanzadgad .. almost all of the town were yurts  , the satellite photos were not that good but you could see how many there were.. this was the only photo that showed the yurts at ground level