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Month: December 2011 (Page 1 of 3)

The Soccer Ball

Navigation Equipment on the Yuan Wang 6

Navigation Equipment on the Yuan Wang 6

Today this blog celebrates its second anniversary, daily posts since Christmas Eve 2009.

The soccer ball is part of the superstructure on the Yuan Wang 6, one of the ships that support Chinese space missions.…

Prime Position

Two Spined Weevil

Two Spined Weevil

The weather started out with high cloud, just ideal for walking, but then it turned into drizzle and rain, clearing again, sort of, when we had reached the lookout point on the Hillary Trail, just above Karekare. A two spined weevil shared our elevated spot.…

What’s Going On?

Crew Members, Yuan Wang 6

Crew Members, Yuan Wang 6

When the Yuan Wang 6 was lying alongside Queens Wharf, there was an interesting activity near the rear. A small truck was parked on the wharf, laden with boxes of Karicare baby formula. It appeared that crew members were in the process of purchasing quantities of the product, maybe even in the form of some kind of auction.…

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