One-Year Ago (05-June-2010) — Bonaire

Gone to See the Caribbean Islands. Semester at Sea Spring 2010 Enrichment Voyage on the MV Explorer. Ultimate Travel Photography Workshop with Michael Mariant. Day 10: Kralendijk, Bonaire.

I found this Fip-Flop graveyard while photographing a lighthouse in Bonaire. I have no idea why all of these shoes are here — and if they were from tourists or locals lost on the beach.

Flip Flop Lost and Found on Bonaire. ISE/SAS Spring 2010 Enrichment Caribbean Voyage, Nikonians Ultimate Travel Workshop. UTW-I Day 9: Bonaire. Image taken with a Nikon D3x and 50 mm f/1.4G lens (ISO 100, 50 mm, f/5.6, 1/30 sec). (David J Mathre)
Flip Flop Lost and Found on Bonaire. Image taken with a Nikon D3x and 50 mm f/1.4G lens (ISO 100, 50 mm, f/5.6, 1/30 sec).
Flip Flop Lost and Found on Bonaire. ISE/SAS Spring 2010 Enrichment Caribbean Voyage, Nikonians Ultimate Travel Workshop. UTW-I Day 9: Bonaire. Image taken with a Nikon D3x and 50 mm f/1.4G lens (ISO 100, 50 mm, f/5.6, 1/30 sec). (David J Mathre)
Flip Flop Lost and Found on Bonaire.  Image taken with a Nikon D3x and 50 mm f/1.4G lens (ISO 100, 50 mm, f/5.6, 1/30 sec).

Author: David Mathre

I am a scientist by training (Eckerd College, BSc; Caltech, Ph.D.). I worked for 27 years as a Chemist in the Pharmaceutical Industry developing processes to manufacture medicines for human and animal health. I now spend my time as a photographer updating images in My Image of the Day Photoblog, and My eBird (with images of nearly 450 bird species). hope post COVID-19 to be a world traveler again. My interests include the natural world, wildlife, landscapes, sky, and seascapes, travel, and astrophotography. I look for unique ways of viewing the world and presenting my images. I have traveled to over 55 countries in six continents, often on Semester at Sea voyages. While at home in New Jersey, I spend time on home renovation and expansion of a wildflower garden/meadow.

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