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weekly photo challenge: grids in Barcelona

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all photos taken in Barcelona

inspired by the Daily Post

Travel theme: Fantastic

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Josephine Wall, a fantasy artist, with one of her creations at the Magic Goddess festival in Canterbury a few years ago.

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more fantastic pictures from the same festival

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Hell, as envisioned by the artist and creator of the fantastic white temple at Chiang Rai, Thailand

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the white temple

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a painting by the same artist

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the fantastic la sagrada familia by Gaudi, Barcelona, as we saw it in 2004. I would like to think that work has progressed since then.

RIP Terry Pratchett, you will be sorely missed.

See more fantastic images here

Travel theme: doorways

Are you too, like Ailsa, a fan of the door/doorway in all its forms? I can never resist them. With a bit of imagination they can take you for a magic carpet ride anywhere ….

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Strasbourg, France

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Barcelona

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Bristol, UK

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Deal, UK

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Thailand

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Cheong Fatt Tze mansion, Penang

Cee’s fun foto challenge: numbers and letters

A melange of letters and numbers from around the world:

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sign outside a restaurant in the south of France, a rough translation: if you don’t peck at your food like a sparrow and if you enjoy your food, sit down at (our) table; we don’t stand on ceremony

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my favourite – a gravestone in Trentishoe (north Devon, UK) graveyard – I think the stonemason may have consumed one too many ….

a word a week challenge: high

Sue’s dictionary fell open at the word HIGH this week.

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high up in the mountains in France, close to the Italian border

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Siena rooftop view

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view from the top of St Patrick’s well in Orvieto, Italy, where my glasses fell to the bottom ….

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the waterfall at Terni, Italy

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view from the castle of Haut Koenigsberg in Alsace, France

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city of lights, Kuala Lumpur

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Petronas towers, Kuala Lumpur

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La Sagrada familia, Barcelona

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Barcelona’s cable car

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Singapore’s cable car

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view from the top of a hilltop temple in Cambodia

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she holds her baby up on high

Do you like heights or are you afraid of them? Do they inspire you?

Visit some other high places here.

travel theme: distance

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rice terraces in Bali

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Yala safari park in Sri Lanka

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our first view of Sigirya in Sri Lanka – to think I climbed to the top of that!

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Provence

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view of Bellapais abbey with the Five Fingers mountain range in the distance

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the cable car in Barcelona

Take out your telescope to see other people’s distant images here