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Giants from new Zealand…although we begin in Italy.

Anyone who has visited the Vatican

may have climbed the spiral step less staircase

and been in awe at its construction.

However the entrance/exit to the Ruakuri Cave, at Waitomo,

makes the Vatican staircase look like a miniature.

We also visited the Giant Redwood Forest at Rotorua.

These trees are not as large as some

of the photographed Californian Redwoods,

however, they are still Giant Redwoods

 

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Pic and Word Challenge: Giant

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This is anotther of my doubtful colours…

Dark Pink…Mauve or something else altogether??

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Salmon Pink.

According to my tags this shot comes from

our visit to the The Colosseum.

The first shot is a crop of this one.

Which is the second of two images,

the first of which has the statue in focus

and the girl near the post.

She apparently caught my camera’s eye

because her top was in focus but not much else!

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First up I’m sure I have said

that I find colours difficult. 

However, here goes…

This plant is an Acacia called Limelight

We have several in our garden.

Is this Murano house light enough

to be classified as light green?

 

Anyone visiting and shopping in Dubai

will surely see this sight in one of the Malls

Is it green?

Two among many in Brugge.

Somewhere around Corio Bay.

 

An old strainer/gate post. 

In the background one of this year’s

canola crops beginning to bloom.

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Workers from all over…

A gondolier.

My limited knowledge of lumberjacks’ work

tells me that they actually did climb trees

as part of every day work.

Memory could be way off though.

Happy to be corrected.

Beefeater Guide Tour

Amid that crowd is a Beefeater at work

guiding visitors around

the Tower of London.

 

While in Europe each guide carried a flag of some kind. 

Trouble was there was so much to see

and dawdle over, the coloured flag

was often forgotten (by me). 

All guides were very knowledgeable but

sometimes it was just nice to walk and look

without the constant commentary.

Our favourite African guide,

planning the next day. 

Or was he offering up thanks for

a successful day just ended?

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Cee’s

Black and White Challenge.

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My focus is Glass Blowing this week.

We visited a glass blower in Venice, and…

 

watched as he created…

 

from this blob of coloured glass..

weeelll…he may have prepared on earlier…

but this was to the outcome.

I cannot remember if he completed the task

from ‘go’  to ‘whoa’ while we were there,

however, the result was not a blurry glass work.

Blame that on my hands and slow shutter speeds.

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