Word-of-Day-Challenge-Butterfly

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Butterflies captured…

…at The Butterfly Gardens…

 

 

…on Vancouver Island,

near the

Butchart Gardens,

Victoria,

Canada.

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RyanPhotography-WeeklyPC-70-Floral

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It was over forty years…

…since I first heard of Butchart Gardens.

The wait was well worth it.

 

 

The floral displays were…

…simply gorgeous…

 

 

…and all parts…

 

 

…of the gardens…

…were immaculately cared for.

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Ryan-Weekly-PC-70:   Floral

 

 

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge-Graffiti-Murals

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I have seen/photographed

a few murals in Australia…

…but none as good as the

Chemainus Murals…

…at Chemainus…

…on Canada’s…

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…Vancouver Island.

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Closer to home…

…is Melbourne’s…

…Hosier Lane.

 

I love the Hosier Lane street art…

 

…some of which is surrounded…

 

 

…by graffiti.

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SUNDAY-STILLS-PC-Butchart-Florals

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Some of…

…my images…

…captured…

…at…

…Butchart Gardens…

 

…Vancouver Island…

…British Columbia,

Canada.

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SUNDAY STILLS PHOTO:  Fantastic-Florals

SUNDAY-STILLS-PC-Favourite-Places

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My favourite places.

Locally it has to be Griffin Gully Pier

over looking Geelong’s

Corio Bay.

I missed out on visiting Butchart Gardens in 1976.

The wait was long but certainly worth it

when we visited in 2018.

 

Accommodation during my 1976 visit to Banff

consisted of a sleeping bag and a small tent.

Forty-two years later and a lot more comfort

and more memories

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SUNDAY STILLS PHOTO:  Favourite-Places

SUNDAY-STILLS-PC-Up-Close-Green

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The best I could do for…

…the Up Close…

…and Personal Challenge.

An appropriate…

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…colour for…

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…a St Patrick’s Day…

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…post.  😊

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My favourite.

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Just read your post Terri and realised

there was a reason why you chose ‘green’ 😄

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SUNDAY STILLS PHOTO:  Up-Close-Personal-to-Green

FOWChallenge-Stairs

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stairs

a set of steps leading from one floor of a building to another,
typically inside the building
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Two different staircases.

The regular version inside Craigdarroch Castle

on Vancouver Island,

Canada.

And then stepless staircase inside The Vatican.

We were told that he public seldom see this staircase.

Not certain if true.

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RyanPhotography-WeeklyPC-49-Doors

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I may be stretching the terms

doors and doorways this week.

Still in Canada’s

Vancouver Island.

Still in the Butchart Gardens,

this first image is a doorway leads us to

the Japanese Garden.

 

The gateway between old and new

Chemainus (presumably).

 

Finally, a fair dinkum doorway

taken from our horse and carriage

ride around Victoria.

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RyanPhotography-WeeklyPC-48-Water

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Water images from

Victoria,

Vancouver Island

Canada

The Ross Fountain in the Butchart Gardens.

It reminded me of a mini version of

the Dubai Mall Fountain

Victoria Harbour….

…just on…

 

…night fall.

 

I didn’t think of it at the time, however…

….I really wish I had taken a ride

on the H2O Taxi…just for fun.

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Ryan-Weekly-PC-48-Water