One-Word-Sunday-Light

 

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Some heat…

…and suddenly our balloon is lighter…

 

 

 

 

…than air and floats away

 

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One Word Sunday Challenge:  Light

Word-of-Day-Challenge-Glass

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glass

a hard, brittle substance, typically transparent or translucent,
made by fusing sand with soda and lime and cooling rapidly.
It is used to make windows, drinking containers,
and other articles.

A souvenir of Africa.


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A much better trophy.

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Word of the Day Challenge:  Glass

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Word-of-Day-Challenge-Anniversary

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anniversary

the date on which an event took place or
an institution was founded in a previous year.

Two years ago we celebrated….

…our thirtieth wedding anniversary…

30th Wedding Anniversary

with a hot  air balloon ride over Melbourne.

 We received a copy of pictures taken by the company’s camera…

 

…and I captured this shot of Melbourne

just as the sun rose…

…before touching down in one of

the leafier northern suburbs.

This activity comes with a high recommendation

from yours rlly for tourist and locals alike.

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Word of the Day Challenge:  Anniversary

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Word-of-Day-Challenge-Delight

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delight

please (someone) greatly.
“an experience guaranteed to delight both young and old”

In October 2016 it was a delight to take…

High Tea in the

Burj Al Arab’s

Sky View Bar

(200 metres above sea level, on the 27th floor)

and…

 

 

watch the sun setting over

The Palm Jumeirah,

in Dubai.

 

 

 

30th Wedding Anniversary

For our Thirtieth Wedding Anniversary

MGW booked us a hot air balloon ride

over Melbourne.

Last year another delightful surprise with

First Class Dining aboard

The Q Train

This year it was High Tea at

the Langham Hotel

in Melbourne.

All experiences could only be described

as delightful outings.

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Word of the Day Challenge:  Delight

FOWChallenge-Pending

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Early in 2016 we took a hot air balloon flight over Melbourne…

to celebrate our 30th wedding anniversary.


This was ‘take two’ as all balloon flights are

pending weather conditions.

The ‘go’, ‘no go’ phone call came at 0345 on take one.

and we were homeward bound. 😦


Take two and we were informed at 0400 that all systems were ‘go’

and to meet as instructed at 0530.

However, it was well worth the wait to

experience a sunrise above Melbourne.

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Fandango’s One Word Challenge:  Pending

Tuesday-PC-Wk11-0507_Rise

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Tuesday Photo Challenge

Rise

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A few puffs…

of hot air…

 

into our…

 

 balloons…

soon had us rising…

 

into to the cool morning air…

and silently sailing over Melbourne

beneath a setting moon.

 

While most of Melbourne was slept

we soared into the fresh morning air…

to admire Melbourne’s skyline

as the sun rose.

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Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge-External-Ups-Downs

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Ups and Downs from everywhere.Victoria Falls joyride.

A Balloon ride over Melbourne.


Not sure if this is the front or back entrance,

but it was captured in old Sydney.

My recent drive up and down

Mount Buninyong

yielded two roads…

one for the journey up,

the other for the journey down.

And in this case what goes up must come down, on Geelong’s Eastern Beach.

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