Weekly Photo Challenge-Graceful

 

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My contribution for this week’s challenge…

Graceful

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On August 05, 2014 I was at a commemoration service

across the Bay, at Point Nepean,

to remember the firing of

The First (allied) Shot of World War I.

pelican_0271My Grandfather was part of that Gun Crew.

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Towards the end of the ceremony this flight

of pelicans made and appearance.

Maverick would call it a ‘fly by’, I  think.

pelican_0285The flight then made…

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a formation turn before…

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seeking safer airspace before a twenty-first century

gun crew fired another shot to commemorate

firing of the First Shot exactly 100 years earlier.

australian-gannet_0229An Australian Garnet over Corio Bay.

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Seagull at Balyang Sanctuary, Geelong.

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Love the colour of the water in this shot.

No photo-shopping.

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This is probably my favourite in-flight photo.

No distractions…and the wing tips give it

the look of a 787 Dreamliner.

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Floral Friday17-0120_Schönbrunn Palace

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Floral Friday Challenge.

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Some images taken in the back yard of… vienna_schonbrunn-palace_0045

Schönbrunn Palace in Vienna.

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A spectacular display…

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to say the least.

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Floral Friday

Floral Friday

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Cee’s

Black and White Challenge:

Public Transportation.

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Some of the public (tourist) transport…

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available in the centre of…brugge_horse_0183

Brugge.

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A speedier, and more comfortable mode of travel, so I’m told,

in the Germany’s Rhineland Region.

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While ascending Lucerne’s Mt Rigi we just hoped

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Cruising on Lake Lucerne.

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Our transport from  bus stop to Leaning Tower of Pisa.

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York tourist train.

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Cee’s Black & White Challenge: Public-Transport

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