Weekly Photo Challenge-Pure

 

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My contribution for this week’s challenge…

Pure

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A variety this week.
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Pure clean water for…

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pure enjoyment on a very hot day.

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Even on a not so hot day, water still provides…

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Pure colours merging.

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And of course a pure bred pooch.

The kelpie is a purebred but has no papers to prove it.

 

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Cee’s

Black and White Challenge:

Steps.

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Steps from everywhere….
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Curving steps into Geelong Botanic Gardens.

 

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These steps are undercover at

Mount Sheba Lodge in South Africa,

but there is only a series of columns

along the left side of the walk way.

 

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Negotiating these steps after a night on the town

would have proved hazardous

in Old Sydney town, me thinks!

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A long descent/ascent to and from the Queenscliff beach.

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Give Coke a plug time.

These steps lead into the shopping centre

above the Southern Cross Railway Station complex.

Coke must have run out of money.

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Finally, The Grand Staircase at Paronella Park in Queensland.

Paronella Park was built by Jose Paronella nearly 100 years ago,

and was used for R&R by

Australian and American soldiers during World War II.

 The story we were told was that Jose charged American soldiers one

shilling (about AUD$0.10 cents) for the use of a towel

if they had a swim.

However, the Aussie soldiers were given one free of charge. 😀

The Grand Staircase was built so that river sand could be

carried up to make concrete and construct the rest of the Park.

The plaques indicated flood levels.

The lowest is 1996, the next 1967 and 1934

The highest one is unreadable.

 

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Cee’s Black & White Challenge: Steps

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