I have met this running turtle on the road of Sri Lanka, near Negombo town. This is my 1200th post on the Trekearth for 7.5 years. Or 160 photos per year. As a turtle, he-he-he.
All the best wishes to you! Thanks for your support and critique
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dta (67198) 2014-01-23 23:26
Hello SErghei ,
Finished to cross the road ...but not to post pictures on TE ! ;) .
Congratulations for your contribution to TE .
This is here a funny capture .
emka (79831) 2014-01-23 23:33
Running turtle, hahaha. excellent photo for your milestone. i wish you many many photos more here on TE and great fun of travelling, Mr. I.F.
Warm regrads Malgo
carlo62 (33779) 2014-01-23 23:40
ti sei sbagliato, non era la fine, ma solo una delle tante tappe che hai superato, c'è ne sono molte altre da superare.
Complimenti, sono veramente molte le foto che hai pubblicato, ci vuole molta costanza e molta passione per arrivare a questi risultati.
Complimenti ancora, la tartaruga cammina piano, ma non si ferma, prosegue il cammino per centinaia di anni, così come le foto su TE una sola al giorno, ma per molti anni.
krzychu30 (15498) 2014-01-23 23:45
haha,that´s really good!
at turtle´s pace you´ve reached 1600th photo:)impressive score my friend!
My Best Congratulation to your "round"anniversary and hope for many,many more.
And concerning the scene itself-it´s just brilliant for this occasion.Simple,but conveying well what you want to say with it.
Have a nice day
jemaflor (85456) 2014-01-23 23:48
Bravo for all your interesting photos ... Funny shot and god idea with this turtle and the white line in diagonal.
Noel_Byrne (24850) 2014-01-23 23:53
Happy 1200th birthday, haha. And thanks for all of your sharing, your captures have been enjoyable, educational and informative.
What a cool pic to celebrate too, this is a really funny capture of this little guy. I wonder aloud where the hare is, I guess he is asleep in a corner somewhere :)
All the best
dkmurphys (50008) 2014-01-24 0:15
Funny image, I love this scene taken at the right moment. Well done!
Have a fine weekend and to many more photos on TE!
mkamionka (30694) 2014-01-24 1:10
very suitable photo for the occasion! I did do much effort, or at least I could try to think of a better title. Something like riding together for 6 years or something :)
The line makes a nice diagonal here and the turtle is really cute. Very well spotted!
And great to have you here on TE!
lousat (77802) 2014-01-24 1:13
Hi Serghei,it's a morning full of anniversaries and celebrations on TE today,you too after Mariusz and Mesut..ehehe...and i like your way to do it,a metaphore between the turtle and your slow work there...ehehe....nice idea and great and original capture from this Negombo road,i like it! Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano
rbassin (18471) 2014-01-24 1:37
une superbe photo pour marquer ces 1200 photos sur TE, avec humour et créativité.
wolf38 (31282) 2014-01-24 2:37
Hello Serghei. FINISH! (My 1200th post on the TE. Congratulations.
Today's photo is very original - and just as the title. I see that the turtle very rushed. Fortunately the animal has only exceeded a white line - and not a red one. Overall a great shot at the ideal moment.
jhm (140026) 2014-01-24 2:57
Congratulations for these 1200th picture on TE.
You place with a very good mean.
These picture is very sublime.
A wonderful composition and excellent captured.
Lovely presentation, with fantastic colours.
Very well done, TFS.
Have a nice weekend,
holmertz (41725) 2014-01-24 3:09
My warmest congratulations on your jubilee. What a fine photo you have chosen for this occasion. It's graphically attractive, amusing and touching and a very original shot. I do hope "finish" doesn't concern your future activities here.
Royaldevon (30181) 2014-01-24 3:51
Past the 1200 line with this epic posting!
I think the tortoise must deserve a long drink and a whole lettuce!
Love the symbolism.
Has it been a slow journey or a surprisingly quick one?
I have never seen a tortoise appearing to show so much energy!
Have a great w/e,
timecapturer (49280) 2014-01-24 4:39
clever image to tie up your 1200th post here on TE. Looks amazing this little fellow and he appears to be hurtling across the line, surprised he did not punch the air. Congratulations! Keep them coming Serghei!
Enjoy the weekend - B.
Sergiom (61092) 2014-01-24 5:40
C'est la journée des anniversaires aujourd'hui. La tortue semble bien pressée de traverser la ligne. J'espère seulement que ce n'est pas la fin de tes apparitions sur TE.
eldancer1 (28513) 2014-01-24 7:36
Cute and very appropriate image for your 1200th post! Although from what I've seen it looks you sprinted around the world to take your photos and they are all wonderful. Well done, tfs.
cornejo (32148) 2014-01-24 11:08
Hi Serguei, funny picture to get your 1200 post in TE, (my congratulations and wish to be many more), very well captured in this interesting image, with good sharpness, light and color. Very interesting job well done, congratulations my friend. Thanks for sharing this good work.
Good night and happy weekend.
Warm greetings from southern Spain.
ManuMay (35005) 2014-01-24 11:15
A slow but sure way! Ha, haaa...
No my mate, it is a joke!!
A good way fullfilled on great captures, you know what is important is the quality and not the quantity ... Even slowly you will reach longer!!
ourania (32049) 2014-01-24 11:29
such a delightful and amusing scene, composition and title are simple, playful and extraordinary. I like very much the vividness of this scene, its sense of dynamism and instant impact. Congratulations on this as well as on the hundreds of beautiful and interesting pictures you have posted so far on TE! Thank you for taking us to so many travels and I wish you many more milestones in the future!
All the best, have a great weekend,
COSTANTINO (56195) 2014-01-24 11:50
greetings for this shot I liked very much
as presentation and as inspiration
the title is perfect with humour
greetings for your photos
many wishes for more and more and more
worldcitizen (7057) 2014-01-24 13:51
Wow! You've posted a lot of photos. :-) Nice close-up of this turtle winning his race. Was there a slow rabbit behind him?! ;-) It must be interesting to see turtles in the streets. He would freeze over here!! I think we are having a Russian winter in NYC. Two weeks ago it was -25 C, and now we are having -15 C for two weeks. I like this cute animal from a warmer climate. :-)
mesutilgim (85396) 2014-01-24 13:56
Those creatures has a quite loooong life span, therefore they will mort probably see many many other jubileums in your gallery !
TFS, conrgratulations and have a nice weekend
Periko (2693) 2014-01-24 22:05
I had never seen a turtle like this one, with such a strange shell. Interesting.
fabbs99 (16475) 2014-01-25 8:03
Slow and steady wins the race.That is what is reflected in your 1200th image.The turtle may be missing the hare here,but we just love him alone out there on the road.Congrats on being a champ on TE.TFS.
PaulVDV (22681) 2014-01-25 8:50
Congratulations with your 1.200th post on TE!
And you celebrate it with this humorous picture.
Indeed the turtle seems to run. Maybe you were waving with a lettuce ?
Excellent capture of this animal.
Best regards, Paul
Gigidusud (16299) 2014-01-25 14:43
Congratulations for your 1200th post! I hope there will be many other! Funny scene, great choice for the event. I also am a turtle, 160 photos on two years :)
Thanks my friend, have a nice week-end!
Hanssie (10403) 2014-01-26 2:05
Congratulations ! !
And... with a very, very funny photo:-))
Cricri (107244) 2014-01-26 8:34
Et bien félicitation pour cette 1200 image, j'aime votre sens de l'humour pour ces 160 images par an aussi vite qu'une tortue :-) le top de l'avoir capturer pour cette occasion :-))
une image superbe , netteté et capture magnifique
tatadalou (6341) 2014-01-26 11:45
Excellent title ! A funny shot for your 1200th post on TE (wow !).
Congrats for all these wonderful pictures you post on this website.
Graal (97819) 2014-01-26 12:03
congratulations on your 1200 post in TE!
Amazing actor and theme here. Good caught moment with the turtle on the road. Fine your remembrance.
Have a nice evening.
jcpix (13688) 2014-01-26 20:20
Hello my dear friend,
Ahaha, this made me laugh, I love it! First off though, congratulations on the milestone, 1200...whew, makes me feel soooo far behind! So good for everyone to have fellow TE'rs stay around for such a long time to help us new people understand and achieve the mission.
Is this the turtle from the fabled "Tortoise and the Hare?" :) At the moment you captured this shot, it would appear he's actually rather nimble and speedy! Super color and detail, and to see that it's out of its element makes this even more captivating...what's he doing on paved roads anyway? Crazy little guy, he can't possibly keep up with traffic. haha Here's to 1200 more...keep 'em coming! Have a great week amigo.
Cheers from sunny 'ol Arizona,
rigoletto (34269) 2014-01-27 15:51
hehehe, this is so cute a photo, flying tortoise. really, the spirit of aesop is there. i also like a lot the way you make fun of yourself. but don't treat yourself too harsh: 160 photos per year is not that bad. i have hardly reached 600 photos in almost 10 years :) keep up the fun.
Didi (57256) 2014-01-29 15:48
Nice picture with the jumping turtle crossing the white line The rabbit is not far :)
1200 picture that's very good
mirosu (14452) 2014-02-01 2:53
Excellent action snapshot, exhausted turtle crossing the finish line. Excellent photo.
To answer your question, I was born in Czechoslovakia, left the country during "Friends" armies invasion of our country. Now I am Swiss citizen living in Switzerland & Malaysia.
Wish you a very nice weekend.
jmdias (56097) 2014-05-11 3:02
in terms of quality of image we can see the beauty of this animal with excellent sharpness. for other side the compo using the white line created a mix o humor and magic moment that a photographer shouldn't to take. congratulations for this job.