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Our guide told us that this was

the sight of the original McDonalds…

…at Pompeii.  🙂

 

 

 

Twenty-first century tourists inspecting what

is left of First century (79A.D.) Pompeii.

 

A mature age gentleman asking a young lady

the price of of a carriage ride

around Melbourne.

 

Old and new forms of transport

 

A ceremony dating back 364 years to 1656,

now conducted with modern instruments and

to a backdrop of modern transportation.

Different generations appreciating

the same music.

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Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Patti:   Old-and-New

Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Leya:    Old-and-New

Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Amy:   Old-and-New

Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Tina:    Old-and-New

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A departing plane at Heathrow.

 

 

Escalator in

Burj Al Arab,

Dubai.

 

Elevator doors in

Burj Al Arab,

Dubai.

 

 

 

Hot air balloon over Melbourne.

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Cee’s Black & White Challenge:  Move-Up-Down

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Week 3 – Pick a Topic

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Bird…Lilac Breasted Roller

 

Bus

Bridge…Sydney Harbour

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The section of York…

…known as

The Shambles…

…has some of…

 

…the world’s narrowest streets…

…I would venture to suggest.

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Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Patti:  Narrow

Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Leya:  Narrow

Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Amy:  Narrow

Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Tina:  Narrow

 

 

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All in italics is from Google. 

No correspondence entered into if you disagree  😉

I may be so far off the mark this week

it will be embarrassing.

I had to ask Google and my photos reflect

information found thereupon.

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Amsterdam Railway Station,

The Netherlands

Amsterdam’s renown as a world book capital

has been present ever since the

Golden Age of the Dutch Republic

in the 17th century.

 

 

 

Which country has the greatest literature?

France

France is known internationally for Its

very rich culture, and literature

has shaped our lifestyle and culture

throughout centuries .

 

Finally, a surprise…end on a high note! 🙂

Edinburgh has been named as the

City of Literature.

One step behind Edinburgh is….

Melbourne, Victoria,

Australia.

Melbourne City of Literature is a

City of Literature located in Victoria, Australia,

as part of the UNESCO Creative Cities Network.

It was designated by UNESCO in 2008

as the second City of Literature,

after Edinburgh.

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Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Patti:  Literary-Capitals

Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Leya:  Literary-Capitals

Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Amy:  Literary-Capitals

Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Tina:   Literary-Capitals

 

 

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A variety of reds.

First, the most obscure…the Red Rump Parrot.

 

The eye of

South Africa’s

Ground Hornbill.

 

A shot which could only

be taken in London.

 

 

One Dahlia…

 

…and another Dahlia…

 

Red Headed Weaver,

Botswana.

 

 

Roses

 

Camellia

 

 

Dahlia.

I just could not get a background free imaage of this…

Crimson Shrike.

Sighted in Botswana.

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Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Patti:  Something-Red

Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Leya:  Something-Red

Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Amy:  Something-Red

Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Tina:   Something-Red

 

 

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Three windows,

three countries…

An area known as God’s Window,

overlooking South Africa’s

Blyde River Canyon.

 

 

Our window view at Buckland’s BnB,

Matamata, New Zealand,

near the Hobbiton Movie set.

Westminster Abbey, London,

England.

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Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Patti:  Window-with-a-View

Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Leya:  Window-with-a-View

Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Amy:  Window with-a-View

Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Tina:   Window-with-a-View

 

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Doorways from the

Tower of London

Well, doors of sorts.

 

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This was the entrance to the

Tower of London

by which  the Tower’s guests

(prisoners) entered

Drinking mugs at Hobbiton’s Green Dragon Inn

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Cee’s Black & White Challenge:  Doors-Drawers

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