Daily Prompt-Assumption

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Assumption

a noun

a thing that is accepted as true or as certain to happen,

without proof.

We were told Vienna’s

Schönbrunn Palace,

also known as

The Summer Cottage,

has 1,441 rooms

We assume that is correct because…

  1. of the sheer size of the building,

  2. we did not have time to count the rooms,

  3. our guides told us…they should know, and

  4. Google/Wikipedia agree. 🙂

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Daily-Prompt-Rush

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The only thing we all agreed upon during

our European tour was that it was rushed.

While we visited many sites we wanted to see

and had priority access…

there were many other who also had

priority access also which made our visit

a shoulder to shoulder affair.

We soon found ourselves watching a flag,

similar to this one.

Stopping to take a photo often meant

losing contact with our group.

Yes, it was rushed, at times

but thoroughly enjoyable.

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One Word Photo Challenge-Mansion

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My

Mansion

 Challenge

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In years gone I have heard people describe any home,

constructed of anything but weather boards,

as a mansion…

I think Vienna’s Schönbrunn Palace

and its 1,441 rooms qualifies as a mansion.

While we call it a palace, it was after all, known as

the Summer Cottage

by the Habsburgs.

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 One Word Photo Challenge: Mansion

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Cee-BW-Challenge-Houses

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Compared to most houses in Australia…

most of us thought many European cities

contained small houses which went up instead

of sprawling along the ground.

On the other hand, this is the back yard of

Schonbrunn Palace.

It is also known as the

Hapsburg’s Summer Cottage.

There is only 1,441 rooms in Schonbrunn Palace

compared to 3,000 rooms in the

Hapsburg’s Winter Palace.

At the other end of the spectrum was

this refugee camp at Calais.

Back to Amsterdam and this tiny house

squeezed in between others not much larger.

Finally, one of the many houseboats

moored in Amsterdam’s canals.

My perception of ‘small’ is based on the frontage.

Only those living in my ‘small’ houses know

how roomy they are…particularly when a house

is several stories high.

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Cee’s Black & White Challenge: Houses

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THURSDAY’S SPECIAL-November-Words

November Words

Two dormant pups.

       I think salubrious would be

a great adjective to describe

the Burj Al Arab.

       An earmarked rhinoceros.

       

Schönbrunn Palace was certainly owned by influential people of the era.

      A fun-loving… 

Red Headed Weaver from our

Botswana travels.

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Thursday’s Special: November-Words

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Cee’s Black and White in colour.

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Burj Al Arab

 

Burj Al Arab

Burj Al Arab

 

Burj Al Arab

Vatican Spiral Stair Case

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Hope you enjoyed.

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Wordless Wednesday

Wordless Wednesday (create-with-joy.com)

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