Weekly Photo Challenge-Wish

 

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My contribution for this week’s challenge…

Wish

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Three wishes.

I wish I could have seen this Bridge, however I guess there

were many who wished they had not

been so close or walked across it.

This was as close to Ponte Vecchio as I could get.

Se near …yet so far.

 

Finally, we had hoped to go to the top of the Eiffel Tower.

Crowds and time did not  permit.

We had to be content with the second level.

The honeymooners on our trip had dinner at the top

while the rest of us enjoyed ringside seats at The Moulin Rouge.

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Week 76

Golden

During our travels through Europe last year…

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we (and I mean all of us) could not get over how much

gold or gold paint was adorning the palaces we visited.

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From our first look through the gates to…

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these figures surrounding a large fountain…

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the colour of gold was everywhere.

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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 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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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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