Weekly Photo Challenge – UP

I have not completed one of these Weekly Photo Challenges in a while, but when I saw this one today my mind was flooded with ideas. Up is a term with so many possibilities. My first thought was pictures I made from the airplane during my mission trip to Belize in December.

While we were in Belize for the seven day mission trip we got to see such a beautiful country and people. There was an overwhelming amount of visual stimuli to observe, so I snapped as many pictures as I could. Following on to the idea of this prompt I thought about the afternoon we rode over to a high hill that overlooked part of the capital city of Belmopan.

We saw so many different styles of houses in Belize. The level of development is significantly different than in any neighborhood in the United States. While not primitive  it is a marked change from what is the norm in America. You will not find subdivisions or even rows of identical homes. Each house has an individual style and design. When we traveled from the airport to our  temporary home we saw what seemed to be the shells of homes. The walls were there, but there was no roof. I decided these had to be left from some disaster like a hurricane. In fact, this is the way homes are built in Belize.

Unlike America where a horrendous debt is secured before anything else, the people who build in Belize only do so as they can afford the material. The structures I saw were awaiting enough money to add the roof. This up is building from the ground up.

Pardon me while I shift gears now to talk about a different kind of up. This is waiting for me seeds I planted to come up. I planted watermelon, tomato, cucumber, squash and flower seeds and have anxiously awaited their emergence from the soil. This is an exciting process for me, as it signifies the coming of the growing season. We grow a large garden and love to start our own plants.

So tell me what you like about the Up topics I shared. If you want to know more about any of this I will share that as well.

See some other Weekly Photo Challenge Prompts

  1. Weekly Photo Challenge: UP | Flickr Comments
  2. WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE : UP | beyond toxicity
  3. Up All Night | Broken Light: A Photography Collective
  4. Weekly Photo Challenge: (Pick Me) Up(s) | HpWpBp
  5. Up, Up, and Away! | Spirit Lights The Way
  6. Weekly Photo Challenge: Up | Ese’s Voice
  7. Weekly Photo Challenge: UP | HpWpBp
  8. Weekly photo challenge: Up | Digital Art and photography by Irfan Hussain
  9. Weekly Photo Challenge – UP « LargeSelf
  10. Photo challenge: Up | Taking time, making time
  11. Weekly Photo Challenge ‘Up’ | Campanulla Della Anna
  12. Weekly Photo Challenge: Up | Ohm Sweet Ohm
  13. Weekly Photo Challenge: Up (Tree & Clouds) | skpfoto
  14. Weekly photo challenge: UP | Connie’s World
  15. Weekly Photo Challenge: Up | Paths Unwritten
  16. Weekly Photo Challenge: Up – Joy and Woe
  17. Weekly Photo Challenge: UP! | Not the Family Business!
  18. Escalera al cielo | La Mandraka
  19. Look Up!!! | Zeebra Designs & Destinations
  20. Weekly Photo Challenge – UP | Thomas Leech Photography
  21. Up | Hope* the happy hugger
  22. Weekly Photo Challenge: Up | The Eclectic Eccentric Shopaholic
  23. Weekly Photo Challenge: Up | maxidiehexi
  24. Weekly Photo Challenge: Up | What Is It?!?
  25. Weekly Photo Challenge: UP | eagerexplorer
  26. Weekly Photo Challenge: Up | Ryan Photography
  27. Weekly Photo Challenge: Up | e-Shibin
  28. Weekly Photo Challenge: Up | my cyber house rules
  29. Weekly Photo Challenge: UP the Victoria Peak | Advocacine’s Blog
  30. Weekly Photo Challenge: Up « Life&Ink
  31. Up (weekly photo challenge) | “En Vers et Contre-Champs”
  32. Weekly Photo Challenge ~ Up | Ye Pirate’s Cabin Fever
  33. Up « Thoughts of a Lunatic
  34. Weekly Photo Challenge: Up | « The Great Escape » Life from behind a lens
  35. Weekly Photo Challenge: Up | بيسان
  36. Weekly Photo Challenge: Up | My.Vivid.Visions
  37. Weekly Photo Challenge: Up | flowing design by suri
  38. Weekly Photo Challenge: Up | Nature Mom
  39. Travel theme: Up – Pole | My.Vivid.Visions
  40. Travel theme: Up – Need to look up to feel the Richness(Historical Places) | My.Vivid.Visions
  41. Weekly Photo Challenge: Balloons – Up in the Sky | My.Vivid.Visions
  42. Weekly Photo Challenge: The SUN – Up in the Sky and Beyond reach! | My.Vivid.Visions
  43. Weekly Photo Challenge: Up | MixerUpper.com
  44. Weekly Photo Challenge: Up Again | Lucid Gypsy
  45. Travel theme: Up – Squirrel | My.Vivid.Visions
  46. Weekly Photo Challenge: Up in the Air | My.Vivid.Visions
  47. WordPress Photo Challenge: Up | A year in the Life
  48. Weekly Photo Challenge: Up
  49. Weekly Photo Challenge – Up | Chittle Chattle
  50. Weekly photo challenge: Up | This, that and the other thing
  51. Weekly Photo Challenge: Up – Sky | My.Vivid.Visions
  52. Weekly Photo Challenge: Up – Parrot on Tree | My.Vivid.Visions
  53. Quite Some Characters | Empire of Lights
  54. Weekly Photo Challenge – Up | Just Snaps
  55. Weekly Photo Challenge: Up | Figments of a DuTchess
  56. Weekly Photo Challenge: UP | The Human Rights Warrior
  57. Weekly Photo Challenge: Up | The Nameless One
  58. Weekly Photo Challenge – UP | One Beautiful Thing
  59. Stairway to? | thoughtsofrkh
  60. Photoworld 19-4-13 | ~~~ nur ein “Klick” ~~~ ein Kompendium
  61. Weekly Photo Challenge : Up | My Kind of Happiness
  62. Weekly Photo Challenge: UP in Khan el-Khalili | Wings to Fly
  63. Weekly Photo Challenge: UP | liveuntil
  64. Weekly Photo Challenge: {Up} | lifebydmagdalene
  65. Weekly Photo Challenge: Up | Lily Mugford
  66. Looking up in Paris | Thirdeyemom
  67. Weekly Photo Challenge: Up (Tax) | What’s (in) the picture?
  68. Weekly Photo Challenge: Up | Diary of Dennis
  69. Weekly Photo Challenge: Up | blueberriejournal
  70. Up Scale Realty | Good2begone
  71. UP-lifting moments | Weekly Photo Challenge : Up | Kaleidoscopic World in Words
  72. Weekly Photo Challenge: Up | A Little British Pea …
  73. Weekly Photo Challenge: Up | In Love With The Lord Poetry and Prose
  74. WordPress weekly photo challenge: Up | Milka Pejovic
  75. weekly photo challenge: up | a nomad in the land of nizwa
  76. Weekly Photo Challenge: Up | Omnia’s World
  77. What’s Up? – A WordPress Photo Challenge! | Life in the Foothills

About Joe Owens

Can you tell from my writing I love God? I hope so because that is what I want you to know most about me. I am also a writer who loves taking on fiction prompts and crafting a story. One day you will read my work in print. Until then enjoy it here! For free!
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