Travels


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Who can resist inflicting their travel snaps on passing aquaintances?


Tanah Lot, a temple on a rock by the sea, Bali, Indonesia.

Ušisar, Cappadocia, central Turkey. This is the view from a citidel carved out of the soft volcanic rock (tufa) that covers the area. Down the valley are other formations, also hollowed out for living in.
Hagia Sophia ("Divine Wisdom"), Istanbul. Built originally as a church in 537 AD by the Byzantine emperor Justinian I, and converted to a mosque (at which time the minarets were added) after the Turkish conquest under Sultan Mehmet II in 1453. Now a museum honouring both cultures.
Sinter terraces at Pamukkale ("Cotton Castle"), southwest Turkey.


The Florence skyline at dusk.


Florence again, the river Arno.

The Basilica San Marco (St Mark's Cathedral), Venice.


Stonehenge, Salisbury Plain, England.
The Wright Flyer 1, hanging in the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum, Washington DC.


Toontown, Disneyland. Well, I laughed.
The Great Barrier Reef, from a helicopter somewhere east of the Whitsundays.