Many attractions in our European holiday
were mere glimpses either to time constraints
or visitor numbers.
One such glimpse was the
This unedited image was closer to
the glimpse we viewed through
our coach window.
Place des Heros…
During our visit to…
we were told that it was known as
the Summer Cottage…
…all 1,441 rooms of it.
The ostentatious Palace and surrounds…
…all point to an avarice family…
…demonstrating total disregard for the rest of the population.
Similarly the Palace of Versailles…
…and its surrounds…
…and its 2300 room Palace also demonstrates
the avarice nature of its owners were
in one of France’s harshest historical periods.
Landmarks from any where…
The Eiffel Tower…324 metres high.
The Tower in which Big Ben (the Bell)
resides is 96 metres high.
According too Google the
Geelong Football Club ground
is 5.1 kilometres as the crow flies.
Without the light towers, which are 73 metres high,
the ground would be difficult to spot
even from this vantage point.
Although I don’t have a photo,
this morrning Melbourne was laying claim to
having the tallest Southern hemisphere building.
At 388 metres high, the 108 storey
hotel and apartment building
is located in Melbourne’s
Lights an bulbs from all over…
Het Zand Square,
Geelong’s Eastern Beach car park
A small restaurant less than five minutes
from the London Eye.
Some lights seen…
I always enjoyed driving through
….I began hearing of fallen trees blocking roads
during our bush fires of late 2010 early 2020.
Buckland BnB view,
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
prior to the fire.
My homonym word
Taken on the BANK of the
Wimmera River at Horsham,
On the bank of the River Seine
in Paris, France.
Apologies for the quality of my
Challenger Bank photo.
Among Melbourne’s skyline it was
only about 3-4 millimetres wide
in the original.
Again a tight crop in a bigger photo.
The People’s Bank
We/I have to stay with the
English version of BANK as the
French versions are totally different.
Berge de rivière…river bank
Banque populaire…People’s Bank
Some images from our travels
during the past decade.
In June 2020 we were supposed to be
While we are in good health….
…the Safari has been postponed…
…until next year…hopefully.
Sea plane at Fairbanks, Alaska
British Airways departing Heathrow Airport.
Burj Khalifa, Dubai.