Row is a peculiar word…isn’t all the English language?
Depending on context and pronunciation,
it can mean…
propelling a boat manually through/across water, or
a line of things.
rows of Redboats in the background
I don’t own shares in Woollies,
but a supermarket is a great place for rows of trolleys.
the same Victorian town.
Some of Geelong’s Bollards, lined up to save lives.
Rows of seats in my local movie theatre.
These bollards are to be found at Docklands
where the ferry docks in Melbourne.
at the end of a 90 minute trial ferry service
from Geelong to Melbourne.
Seeing the sun rising under the West Gate Bridge,
sailing under said bridge and
looking up to see the Australian flag flying high
are all things not experienced when driving.
to our, 0745, Docklands destination,
the sunrise was there to guide us.
Perhaps not the most spectacular sunrise photographed,
but certainly better than full cloud cover.
All-in-all a very positive early morning outing.
be in Geelong for the 0615 departure of
the #portphillipferries trial run of a new
Geelong – Melbourne service.
Melbourne’s skyline was soon visible
and at 35 knots time passed quickly.
By around 0730 sunrise was beginning to
show over the clouds…
The Yarra River provided a slower speed
and glimpses of the sun between buildings.
The West Gate Bridge over the Yarra,
is one of the major road feeds
in to Melbourne from the west.
I have driven it countless times,
however this was a first.
We arrived at Docklands, behind Etihad Stadium
on our deadline of 0745.
After making my way to
Southern Cross Station in Spencer Street,
I discovered I had a little over thirty minutes
before my return journey by train departed at 0910.
Just enough time for breakfast!
Tennis fans will probably have seen
Rod Laver Arena
From high up in our Hot Air balloon we had
our first aerial view, last year.
And not far away is the
Melbourne Cricket Ground, site of the 1956 Olympics
and the 2006 Commonwealth Games.
Left Foreground..light towers.
Sadly there was talk of banning the
horse and carriage
from Melbourne’s CBD a while back.
Tuesday Photo Challenge
of hot air…
soon had us rising…
into to the cool morning air…
and silently sailing over Melbourne
beneath a setting moon.