Tag Archives: Travel

Melbourne’s Odd Balls: Cee’s Odd Ball Challenge

The Atrium is one of the buildings which is contained within Federation Square. The entire square is odd yet beautiful and going on a tour gave me an understanding of the intent of the architects and I am simply in … Continue reading

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Five Photos, Five Stories: Day 5: Pitchi Ritchi and the Alice

These photos were taken when cameras were not of the quality they are now, but I’m sure you’ll get the idea. Pitchi Ritchi is a bird sanctuary and open-air pioneer museum which opened in 1955 by Leo Corbet. As you … Continue reading

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Five Photos, Five Stories: Day 3 The Battle of Broken Hill

Hostilities were raging in Europe and the Ottoman Empire had declared war with Britain in October of 1914 when the Battle of Broken Hill came to Silverton on the 1st January 1915. Silverton a small town (popn 60) 26 kms … Continue reading

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Thursday’s Special: Gold Inside

Ron has asked us to focus on gold inside. His three photos all use natural lighting which he tells us creates gold near sunrise and sunset. I have a dearth of these so only two of mine use natural light. This … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Lac Annecy

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Thursday’s Special: Traces of the Past 02: Les Baux en Provence

Early humans used this site at Les Baux en Provence with traces of man being found as far back as 6000 BC. It was known to be used as a fort by the Celts in 2nd century BC but during … 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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