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There are two smaller replicas of the Statue of Liberty in Paris by La Seine. One stands near the Musee d’Orsay on the Left Bank and further up the Seine near the Eiffel Tower at Pont de Grenelle stands the second. This is a picture of the latter taken from the batobus.
This photo was taken in 2005 as we approached Bonifacio in Corsica by ferry from Sardinia.
The SS Great Britain, Bristol
Last week I went to the Sky Garden in London and was afforded some superb views. Situated in Fenchurch Street, it is free to go to but you have to book in advance – well worth the effort.
As the Rio Olympics is nearly upon us, I thought that I would share some Olympic themed photos over the next couple of weeks. I start with Portland in Dorset, where in May 2012 I went on a charity walk with some friends & colleagues. As well as a lovely stretch of coastline, you can […]
Having recently been to Bologna and seen their own leaning tower, I was reminded of the original and more famous one in Pisa. I saw it with wife and friends in March 2003 on a beautiful spring day. Things went downhill fast afterwards after we travelled onto Florence….
Its not often that you see ducks in the sea – on the island of Skyros in Greece it seems that salt water isn’t foul to fowls (apologies for the pun!).
It never ceases to amaze me that the Musee D’Orsay in Paris allow visitors to freely photograph exhibits. The gallery is far and away my favourite in Paris, a city of course where competition is fierce. Here are a couple of my favourite photographs that I took a few years ago.
Today’s photograph was taken in February this year. It is a statue of Hans Christian Andersen. Surprisingly it was not taken in Andersen’s home city of Copenhagen but was actually shot in Bratislava. Not sure of the relevance of the snail – can anybody enlighten me? As an aside, I have read quite a bit […]