Wordless Wednesday17_0118_Paris

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Tuesday’s Black and Whites in colour.

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 many of the buildings probably look better in BW.

 

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I think we were all excited to get out of the coach

for this photo opportunity.

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Wordless Wednesday

Wordless Wednesday (create-with-joy.com)

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Black and White Tuesday17-0117_Paris

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Black and White Tuesday

 January 17, 2017

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Although a majority of the images

were taken as we drove past,

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they were our first sightings…

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of some well known Paris land marks.
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Of course I took some photos…

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just because I could.

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As the crow flies Melbourne is 16,781 km from Paris.

Considering we had arrived here via

a very circuitous route

I would have loved to have made it to

the top of the Eiffel Tower.

Such was not to be the case due to time constraints

and crowds of tourists!! 🙂

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Hope you enjoyed.

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Cee’s

Black and White Challenge:

Sculptures, Statues

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Samples of street art in St Paul de Vence,

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which is about…

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 This one appears to be made of a plastic type substance.

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Solid steel.

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 Just could not resist a few shots of this camera.

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Cee’s Black & White Challenge: Sculptures-Statues-CarvingsBlack_White~~~~

 

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Floral Friday17-0114_Notre-Dame-de-Paris

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Floral Friday Challenge.

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As the title suggests across

the English Channel this week…

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to a small garden…

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the road from…

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Paris’ well known…

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Notre Dame Cathedral.

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At least all the foliage…

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blocks out all those tourists 😀

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Floral Friday

Floral Friday

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DISCOVER CHALLENGE17_0106_Superpower

Superpower

 

The closest talent I have which may be spoken of…

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as a superpower…

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is take photos of mundane objects in nature

and turn them into half decent images.

I don’t consider it a superpower though…just the love of a hobby.

These sunset images were taken

outside our hotel in Beaune, France.

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DP_Discover Challenge: Superpower

Weekly Photo Challenge-Resilient

 

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My contribution for this week’s challenge…

Resilient

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 This week I decided to post

some images of landmarks which…

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were talked about when I was at school…

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have been through two World Wars…

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and which we were fortunate enough

to visit in September, 2016.

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Although we only made it to the second level

of the Eiffel Tower it was an experience

not to be forgotten.

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We were told that we could climb up, inside,

the Arc De Triomphe,

however, my knees, ankles and feet

suggested otherwise.

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And although were saddened to see this site

as it was our last night of the tour…

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It was wonderful to get back on British soil again.

I don’t know how many times I said ‘grazie

only to realise that we had crossed a border

and now should have said ‘merci‘, or ‘danke‘.

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