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I initial thought was that this

was a Poinsettia.


However, I believe Google and I

disagreed momentarily.

 

Now I agree with Google and think they may be

varieties of Solenostemon (Coleus)

If we are wrong please advise and

I will  correct my post.

Whatever the outcome the were again found

on the

Isle of Capri.

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Unless there are two

very similar flowers in Capri…

…I may have posted some of

these flowers recently

thinking they were potted.

However, the above photo

is a cropped portion of…

 

 

….this one and we are still on the

Isle of Capri.

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FOWChallenge-Intriguing

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While visiting Europe a few years ago,

I found it intriguing,

…that buildings like the Colosseum were constructed

nearly 2,000 years ago and are still largely intact.

Well…almost.

 

And wile the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel is talked of

on a regular basis, many other churches have similar,

though not as well-known,

art work on their ceilings also.

And  while this is not the Duomo in Florence,

it has a similar hole in the roof.

I would love to return and spend a week or so

in many of European cities.

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Fandango’s One Word Challenge:  Intriguing

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Although I do not have a photo to prove the fact,

I  did see the Northern Lights in August 1976.

Not a very colourful display but my Canadians friends

assured me it was the northern lights.

In May the same  year I visited Stonehenge also.

In 2016 I was able to add…

…the Colosseum to that list.

I still marvel that these pavers were laid nearly 2000 years ago.

Just imagine also the feet which have walk across here.

 

 

In 2014 we were…

 

…fortunate enough to visit…

…the Victoria Falls.

In April 2012 we spent a few hours…

out on the…

Great Barrier Reef.

I remember being little disappointed that we did not see

the colours often seen in movies/documentaries.

We were also told that a recent cyclone

had wrecked this section of the reef.

The comment left me wondering why we did not go

to  another, more attractive part.

After revisiting these photos I think my thoughts were a bit harsh.

All of these places of sites can be found on

an ‘Ancient’, ‘Natural’ or ‘New’ Wonders of the World search.

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