Daily Archives: March 13, 2013

We discover Dominick Gravel’s blog – a creative feast for eyes and imagination

Cricket India Barbados

Cricket, anyone?

You know how it is surfing aimlessly on the web… you are reading something about Bristol Centaurus sleeve-valve engines and then about three clicks later you are someplace you never intended to go. Sometimes it is a treat, sometimes not – but it is all part of the adventure and fun of surfing.

And so it was that I discovered the photos of Dominick Gravel early Monday morning when I couldn’t sleep.

I’d say I “wasted” two hours at his website and blog, because I should have been sleeping so I could be human for work in the morning, but I couldn’t stop. Mr. Gravel’s photos took me around the world and every one of them was more than art. Playing lot cricket in India, school girls in Japan, riding bicycles in Nepal, a smile from the Dalai Lama, speeding across the plains of Tanzania, an alleyway in Hong Kong, releasing a captured bear somewhere. Who is this guy?

The photos draw you in. You are immersed in the colours, the stories, the action, the moment or the look in the subject’s eyes. I know that I could never do what he does no matter what training you give me. I have great equipment. Mr. Gavel has talent… No contest.

Robert

Tokyo, Japon 2011 photo: Dominick Gravel, http://www.dkgphoto.com

Have a look at his blog and website, but I warn you… be prepared to blow at least an hour. Well worth your time.

Dominick Gravel website

Dominick Gravel photo blog

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Reader asks about object in Carlisle Bay, Barbados

Barbados Carlisle Bay Wreck Diving

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Hi BFP,

I was just viewing Barbados on Google Earth and saw something quite peculiar, for which I could find no explanation. Can you what tell me what is that large circular object underwater, just offshore in Carlisle Bay?

It appears to be so large that it the catamarans around it, could fit easily inside it. If you go to Google Earth, and locate the area in Carlisle Bay and orbit around the object, you will see that there is a shadow which is cast from the object revealing its height underwater. Not a small object. Does anyone know what it is? Real Curious….Thanks

Drew

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Hello Drew,

We cannot keep it hidden any longer now that you’ve spotted the #1 Bajan secret in the water near the Hilton Hotel.

Everyone ’bout hey knows that your mysterious object in the water is a flying saucer that was shot down off the coast in the late 1940’s. But doan worry, you can take a diving / snorkeling tour of Carlisle Bay with Andre Miller and his friends at Barbados Blue and look at it up close. Honest, that’s what it is…. a real flying saucer!

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