The Eiffel Tower
appears rather imposing in this image,
however, it is only 1083 feet/330m high
and dwarfed by…
…Dubai’s Burj Khalifa
is 2,716.5 feet/828 metres high
and the world’s tallest building.
A much larger building the Eiffel Tower
This elephant was telling us where to go
and I, for one, was happy to let it
have its territory until
it is disturbed next.
Cee’s Fun Photo Challenge:…Large-Things
From the top of the Eiffel Tower stretches
a long beam of light, presumably to warn
low flying aircraft of its presence
Some websites state that the Great Ocean Road
ends at Port Fairy some 664 kilometres
and nine and a half hours driving, to the west.
While others claim that it is only 243 kilometres long,
commencing at Torquay and ending at Allansford,
ten minutes east of Warrnambool.
Weekly Prompt Photo Challenge:…Long
Before our visit to Europe, I assumed there
was only one Statue of David, and was
surprised to learn there was several.
I can only assume the real David
would be in better condition than
this bronze replica of David in the
centre of Florence’s
where it is subjected to
the weather elements,
The Eiffel Tower’s fame made it
a must-visit during our
time in Paris.
Being a Victorian (born and bred) I would have preferred
to use Melbourne’s West Gate Bridge,
however, many readers may not have heard
of the West Gate Bridge,
so I opted for the
Sydney Harbour Bridge
which we are told,
on a regular basis,
is known worldwide.
One Word Sunday Challenge:...Fame
London coffee shop lighting.
Corio Bay by night
Parisian street lights
Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Patti:...Artificial-Light
Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Leya:...Artificial-Light
Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Amy:…Artificial-Light
Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Tina:...Artificial-Light
Looking up to the top of the Burj Khalifa.
Can you see how the concrete in
the middle foreground of this image,
(bottom) looks a bit like a kidney bowl?
My first image…looking up…was taken
while walking along that area.
A giant bicycle wheel?
The London Eye could be easily mistaken for that.
Ben does not appear that big from atop the Eye.
Two years, two months and 5 days to complete the Eiffel Tower.
Paris from level two of the Eiffel Tower.
Auckland’s Sky Tower…
…where we gathered for dinner to celebrate our
daughter-in-law’s birthday, a few days before…
…No 1 son wed an Auckland girl…D-in-Law#2.
All that aside, whether day or night
the Sky Tower
provides excellent views of the
Auckland Harbour Bridge.
Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Patti:...Looking-Up-Looking-Down
Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Leya:...Looking-Up-Looking-Down
Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Amy:…Looking-Up-Looking-Down*
Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Tina:...Looking-Up-Looking-Down
the place to which someone or something
is going or being sent
Upon reaching Paris, I had three destinations which
I have wanted to visit for many, many years.
In no particular order, they were the Eiffle Tower,
from which the above image was captured.
Notre Dame Cathedral.
The Moulin Rouge
Word of the Day Challenge:…Destination
Some random potential postcard images.
The Twelve Apostles
Corio Bay Sunrise