FOWChallenge-Irrefutable

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irrefutable

impossible to deny or disprove.

It would be irrefutable to argue…

that this image was taken anywhere but in Paris.

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Fandango’s One Word Challenge: Irrefutable

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FOWChallenge-Highfalutin

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highfalutin

(especially of speech, writing, or ideas)
pompous or pretentious.
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The general consensus was that..

…there would have been a fair degree of

pomposity and pretentiousness

within and around

Schonbrunn and Versailles Palaces.

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Fandango’s One Word Challenge: Highfalutin

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Word-of-Day-Challenge-Glimpse

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glimpse

“she caught a glimpse of the ocean”

see or perceive briefly or partially.

Each morning of our European holiday,

our tour director would begin with the phrase…

‘...well you’ve done (insert city name), 

tonight we will be in (insert city name)…’

 

While I thoroughly enjoyed our trip…

I did feel that we were only getting

a glimpse of each city…the highlights.

The following year I returned

to Arras in France for a

Western Front Battlefields tour.

Arras, Bell Tower

Because I was in Arras for 5 nights

I think I enjoyed that brief trip

as much as any of the cities

we visited the previous year.

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Word of the Day Challenge:  Glimpse

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FOWChallenge-News

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news

INFORMAL
information not previously known to (someone).

Prior to…
…visiting Paris this, a daylight view,

was the only view, I had ever seen of

The Eiffel Tower.


So it was certainly news to me

to see the Tower bathed in lights.

Let-alone this beam of light piercing the night skies...

 

…from its peak.

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Fandango’s One Word Challenge:  News

 

 

 

Word-of-Day-Challenge-Oppulent

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opulent

ostentatiously costly and luxurious.

Whilst in Europe we visited…

…several places similar to Versailles Palace.

Our universal comment was that with

this amount of opulence, it was…


…no wonder there had been a revolution.

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Word of the Day Challenge:   Oppulent

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Seems there were many towering photo

opportunities during our European holiday.

The Tower of Pisa.

Maybe not a tower per se, but

York Minster does tower over visitors…

…and locals alike.

The ceiling of

Notre Dame de Paris

also towers above its visitors.

And still towers over Paris…

…rivalled only by this Parisian tower.

 

On our way back Down Under

we stopped off in Dubai

for a few nights.

I think the Burj Khalifa Tower is my favourite

just for its sheer size.

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