Category Archives: Monuments

Interior-Travel Theme Photo Challenge

A peek inside the 350 year old Jama Masjid in New Delhi. Ailsa at Where’s My Backpack has chosen Interior as this week’s travel themed photo challenge.

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Endurance-WP Weekly Photo Challenge

Eilean Donan Castle on Loch Duich Scotland, played a pivotal role in suppressing the Jacobite uprising of in 1719. The endurance of the United Kingdom continues……. Endurance is the theme for this week’s WordPress photo challenge

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Black and White – Cees fun foto challenge

Dropping the colour from this image of the ruined Tintern Abbey, in Wales, created a sense of drama and added the gravitas that I had felt on my visit. Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is “black and white.”

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Shine- Ailsa’s travel theme photo challenge

A section of the external facade of The Guggenheim Museum of Art, Bilbao is my entry this week in Ailsa’s travel theme photo challenge at Where’s My Backpack

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A Work of Art – Weekly Photo Challenge

Inspired by the Pitjantjatjara and Arrente people of Central Australia, eccentric Australian ceramic artist William Rickett’s (1898-1993) created a contemplative idyll in a rainforest setting on Mount Dandenong. It was a symbol of his hope that modern Australia would embrace … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge 3 of 3 – Letters

The WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge theme is “letters.” In the Scottish Highlands, at a roadside stop…..

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Weekly Photo Challenge 1 of 3 – Letters

This week WordPress Photo Challenge theme is letters. At St Brigid’s Well in County Clare, Ireland, the faithful leave letters of thanks, letters of entreaty for help, prayers, offerings, rosary beads and momentos.

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Weekly photo challenge – on top

“On top” another fun theme on the the WordPress weekly photo challenge. Captured at the Guggenheim Bilbao on a rainy day, “a spider does not an umbrella make.”

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Weekly photo challenge – round

Hosted by Ailsa of wheres my backpack, this week’s photo challenge is “round.” The Hook Head lighthouse in County Wexford Ireland has been standing for 800 years. The gravitas of this ancient round tower is enhanced by the late afternoon … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge – monument

The world’s greatest monument to love, the Taj Mahal

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