Many attractions in our European holiday
were mere glimpses either to time constraints
or visitor numbers.
One such glimpse was the
This unedited image was closer to
the glimpse we viewed through
our coach window.
During our visit to…
we were told that it was known as
the Summer Cottage…
…all 1,441 rooms of it.
The ostentatious Palace and surrounds…
…all point to an avarice family…
…demonstrating total disregard for the rest of the population.
Similarly the Palace of Versailles…
…and its surrounds…
…and its 2300 room Palace also demonstrates
the avarice nature of its owners were
in one of France’s harshest historical periods.
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
Lights an bulbs from all over…
Het Zand Square,
Geelong’s Eastern Beach car park
A small restaurant less than five minutes
from the London Eye.
Some lights seen…
I always enjoyed driving through
….I began hearing of fallen trees blocking roads
during our bush fires of late 2010 early 2020.
Buckland BnB view,
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
prior to the fire.
Some images from our travels
during the past decade.
In June 2020 we were supposed to be
While we are in good health….
…the Safari has been postponed…
…until next year…hopefully.
Sea plane at Fairbanks, Alaska
British Airways departing Heathrow Airport.
Burj Khalifa, Dubai.
…will take considerable restoration to
return it to its former splendour.
I was so pleased Pompeii was on our itinerary.
The lighter coloured stone in the amphitheatre seating
are restored sections.
Palace of Versailles…
at the back of the
Banff Springs Hotel,