Arches

“An arch consists of two weaknesses, which, leaning on each other, becomes a strength.” – Leonardo da Vinci Arch as defined by Merriam Webster is: a typically curved structural member spanning an opening and serving as a support.  An arch isn’t just beautiful but it teaches us this … All of us have weaknesses that…

Then & Now

“Every trip is lived three times: when you dream of it, when you go, and when you remember it.” – unknown UPDATE: I believe Australia is rather in a good place right now…with regards to the Pandemic. Melbourne has recorded 23 days of zero cases of Covid-19. Christmas is back on for Victorians with a…

‘At the Minute’ in Prague

“Prague is the equal of Paris in terms of beauty. Its history goes back a millennium. And the beer? The best in Europe.” – Lonely Planet This building is called “At the Minute” and it is few steps away from the Old Town Complex in Prague. It is typical Czech Renaissance architecture and the facade…

Czech Wooden Puppet Doors

“TADY NIKDY NESPIM” – Czech for “I never sleep here.” This can be a fun post or a scary one…whichever way you want to look at it. This is a double wooden door on a Wooden Puppet Shop in Prague, Czech Republic. They sell original Czech marionettes and puppets that are traditionally hand carved. Thursday…

Having Perfect Symmetry

“Somehow from being perfect halves of a symmetry, we become asymmetrical.” – unknown What is symmetry? Something is symmetrical when it is the same on both sides. A shape has symmetry if a central dividing line (a mirror line) can be drawn on it, to show that both sides of the shape are exactly the same. – google Some…

Fred & Ginger House

“In Rome the statues, in Paris the paintings, and in Prague the buildings suggest that pleasure can be an education.” – Caleb Crain This is the Dancing House in Prague, which is also often referred to as ‘Fred & Ginger’ because the building seems to resemble the dancing posture of a couple. (Fred Astaire and…

Waiting on Seats

“People who love to eat are always the best people.” – Julia Child Travelling won’t be complete and won’t be half as fun without my travel buddy. My husband and I had so many happy memories through the years. And it is not just from seeing the iconic places or the museums or the churches…

Through the Doors of Prague

“Prague; the city so beautiful that it was spared by Hitler… or so the story goes. Prague is a living and breathing enigma; old and dirty but somehow unimaginably graceful.”-world of Wanderlust It’s not a secret that Prague is my perspective of a happy place…winding cobbled streets, its old and new doors, its textured walls,…

Is It Real?

“Remember that what you believe will depend very much on what you are,” – Noah Porter Here are some unusual murals that make me want to think it is for real. This is for Norm’s Thursday Doors Challenge and for BeckyB’s July Squares- SquarePerspectives – is It Real? Painting of Doors on a building in…

Autumn’s Smile in Prague

“Autumn… the year’s last, loveliest smile.” – William Cullen Bryant You may say that Prague is a beautiful place whatever the season. But when I went there in autumn of 2018, with its moody skies and its leaves of auburn, crimson, copper and gold, I automatically fell in love with the city from the very…

Boats, Boats and more Boats

“Boat is nothing without water and man without his dreams!” – Mehmet Murat Ildan This is for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge – CFFC – Boats and more Boats Pirate ship and other transportation in The Sydney Darling Harbour. Boats in Prague Tug boats docked in the Danube near our hotel in Vienna A fishing boat…

From a Bird’s Eye View

“Take a bird’s eye view of the situation before choosing to react. A change in position can change everything. – Arielle Ford, Wabi Sabi Love This featured photo is a bird’s eye view of the Hungarian Parliament, photo taken from the top of the Fisherman’s Bastion in Budapest. This post is a compilation of photos…