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Arriving in Cairo: Travel Thoughts 3

  Before touching down at Cairo airport it had become apparent that the city was situated in the desert. Sand was everywhere. We were met by a man with a sign – the first time ever for me. As we … Continue reading

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In amongst the trees: Wordless Wednesday

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Roofs: Cee’s Fun foto Challenge

From the most simple thatch to a thatch a little taller, more ornate as place became more permanent tiles are found in Asia and in Europe tiled roofs of many shapes and colours depending on what is naturally found with … Continue reading

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Architecture In Vietnam: Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge

Architecture in Vietnam shows a diversity in the style in which buildings are designed and constructed depending upon culture and the wealth of the time. Above, the Indochina French Administration building would be equally at home in France as it … Continue reading

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Five Days, Five Photos, Five Stories: Day 1 Goondiwindi

Thank you to Norah Colvin who nominated me this challenge. Norah’s passion is childhood education and even if you don’t have children, there is always thought-provoking insightful writing that keeps those grey cells working. The Victoria Hotel in Goondiwindi was … Continue reading

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Sunday Stills the next Challenge: Buildings over 4 stories tall

This is an impossible challenge to enter if I was wanting to post a building from where I live. Our council regulations restrict building height to three levels at the maximum. This is to prevent our foreshores being built up … Continue reading

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A Lingering Look at Windows: Week 9: Gaudi

Designed by Antoni Gaudi, The Casa Batllo , now a world heritage building is one of the must see buildings in Barcelona, Spain.  Gaudi was an architect who belonged to the Art Nouveau (Modernisme period in Spain) and was famous for his unique styles … Continue reading

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