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.
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.
Night shots from a variety of places.
Big Ben and Parliament House
from the London Eye
Arras Bell Tower and Place des Heros
Our night cruise on the River Seine
gave us a multitude of river-side parties…
annd a different perspective
of the Eiffel Tower.
The drive back to our hotel took us past
the Arc de Triomphe…
…and also city lights.
After arriving in Dubai at 0400,
we had a quiet day…
…prior to boarding a Dhow for a…
…Dubai Creek Dinner Cruise.
Just a few colourful images…
…from our Diner Cruise on…
Night two saw us on a desert safari and dinner,
with entertainment provided by a fire dancer…
…and a belly dancer.
A great time was had and if you don’t mind
sand from horizon to horizon you
will love the experience.
I’m not a fan of sand.
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