Monday, August 18, 2014

scavenger hunt finds at the games

when I saw Rinda’s scavenger hunt list for this year I was pretty sure I would find a parade and a mascot while I was involved in the Commonwealth games and I was right
while a spectator I also found a photo bomb
and I had plenty of options for a group of tourists but I went with an unusual and unexpected one.  Every time I walked along the public area outside the transport hub for the athletes’ village I noticed a small group of men with big cameras.  My first thought was that they were trying to capture famous athletes who were travelling in the buses.  But no – they were interested in the buses from other cities.  In order to find enough buses and drivers they had been brought in from across the country including London, Belfast, Manchester and the Highlands – and the bus spotters were there to record them.
thanks to Rinda for another great scavenger hunt list


Melissa said...

Great finds for the hunt! The photo-bombing flag is my favorite!

Karen said...

These are terrific finds!

Sian said...

I love that little detail about the buses. Very interesting

Jimjams said...

Fun finds - beautifully presented!

Miriam said...

Great finds! I love the way you are presenting them...very creative. Bus spotters? there's something for everyone out there.

Missus Wookie said...

Interesting to hear about the bus spotters - glad they were enjoying it too.

Anonymous said...

terrific...I bet you got all 21 items from the games. Love the photobombing flag.
I have heard of train-spotting before..but never bus-spotting!!