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Trip Over to Rome – Italy

The Eternal City

The Eternal City founded by Romulus, after he murdered his twin brother when they couldn’t agree on the location – this also solved the problem of what to call it….

Steeped in history, it is a living museum, during the course of each day in Rome you are walking through thousands of years of architecture, and looking at thousands of years of art works. Modern day Romans are friendly and relaxed, and oh so fashionable. Central Rome is a very easy walking city with most of the must sees all within a very small area, but there are many longer walks to be had and a very good bus and train system to get you quickly and easily to other areas. The small electric buses that fit easily in the very narrow Roman streets are great for sight seeing too, they go past most of the monuments. Catching one to where it is going then walking back is a great way to immerse yourself in Rome.

Campo dei Fiori
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Campo dei Fiori

Fortunately our apartment in Rome was a short walk to Campo dei Fiori (meaning field of flowers), so this wasn’t out of our way, we got to know the stall holders and bought lovely Italian wines, or a bit of Limoncello, to have on the terrace while we watched Rome go about the business of being Roman. Read more……………..

Spanish Steps in Rome
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Spanish Steps in Rome

The Spanish Steps, or as they are known in Italian – Scalinata di Trinità dei Monti, are more than just Rome’s meeting point, they were built in 1725 to access the Trinità dei Monti Church that sits majestically perched at the top, as it has done since 1585, desperately in need of stairs to access it for nearly 150 years. “Meet me at the Spanish Steps”……Read more……………..

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Upstairs in Fortnum & Mason on London's Piccadilly, in the beautifully decked out china and hampers area.
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Beautiful pink flowers to brighten up an autumn day in Sydney's Royal Botanic Gardens.
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Taking advantage of some beautiful autumn sydney sunshine, I made another visit to the Royal Botanic Gardens. So close to the cbd, and so peaceful, it could be miles away.
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Cool, crisp lunchtime walk over Pyrmont Bridge, nice bit of sunshine between the rain.
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In the mid 1800s, Pickering Place was the home to the Embassy of the Republic of Texas before Texas became part of the United States of America. This plaque remains on the wall of the small lane leading to London's smallest public square in St Jame's.
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A plaque of William Pickering, the coffee merchant Pickering Place in St James's, London in named after.
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David Jones Spring Flower Show
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Looking north from Pyrmont Bridge to the shiney glass office towers at Barangaroo.
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The Sea of Hands art installation in Sydney's Royal Botanic Gardens.
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The Luna Park face as my ferry pulled into the Milsons Point wharf.
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Vivid Sydney light show on Customs House in Circular Quay, the cold night didn't stop some of us hardy souls from getting out there. You don't often need hats, gloves, scarves and coats in Sydney, but I was so glad to have all those items on. ❄!
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The Red Lion pub in St James's, one of the old workers pubs, also made a name for itself as a Gin Palace. Apparently holds the 2nd oldest licence in the West End, having been around forvover 200 years!
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Another sculpture gleaming in the sunshine at Sculpture by the Sea on the coastal walk from Bondi Beach to Tamarama, looking out over the Pacific Ocean.
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Bondi Beach with tge Bondi Pavilion in the top right corner of the photo. I love tge colours of the water swirling off the rocks, it looks inviting, but I understand it's quite treacherous.
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As part of Vivid Sydney, this is the light show on Customs House in Circular Quay. It was a bitterly cold night so the crowds were down - perfect!!🥂
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The old bridge now closed to traffic, make a nice walk at lunchtime to get out in the fresh air.
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The water receeds around the edges of Tunks Park under Long Gully Bridge, but there seems to be another downpour forecast next week, so itbis likely to go under again. But look how green the grass is!!!
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As my ferry pulled in to Circular Quay I saw this new sculpture near Government House in the Royal Botanic Gardens.
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Sun's out in Sydney, but still the water runs down the sandstone at Tunks Park, a beutiful spring day in Sydney, and the foecast is for a few more days of sunshine 🌞🌞🌞
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More of the uunderwater world David Joned Fliwer Show in Sydney's Elizabeth St store.
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Great balls of Cactus at the Art Gallery Road entrance to Sydney's Royal Botanic Gardens.
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Pickering Place is London's smallest public square, located in St James's not far from St Jame's Palace, home to London's oldest wine merchants Berry Bros, it feels a but like you are walking into someone's private courtyard.
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The theme of this years David Jones Flower Show in Sydney's Elizabeth St store, was underwater, lots of giant shells and Nemo!
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Another arrangement in the David Jones Spring Flower Show at Sydney's Elizabeth St store.
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The David Jones Spring Flower Show at the Elizabeth St store in the Sydney CBD.
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The Golden Lion pub in King St, St James's, London. Started off life as a seedy workers pub in 1762, now very gentrified.
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The best office in Sydney? The control room for the Pyrmont Bridge, it swings open to allow boats to pass tgrough to Darling Harbour.
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As I walked to work this bright red flower was blooming over the fence. After so much rain the flowers are more like Spring than Autumn.
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Let me out!! Bright pink flowers escaping through the fence.
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Growing in Sydney's Royal Botanic Gardens, an anteater surrounded by ants.
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At Sculpture by the Sea this was on display in the park, is it art or just a couple of yellow motorbikes on top of a post??? In the eye of the beholder........
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Not sure how this flower managed to take on this glowing pink look as it climbed through the fence, but I like it!
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After a few years of not being able to hold the annual Sculpture by the Sea along the coastal walk from Bondi to Tamarama......it's back!!!
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The beautiful lit works of art hanging under the dome in the QVB in Sydney as part of Vivid Sydney.
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The tree lined path near the NSW Art Gallery, on the way to Sydney's Royal Botanic Gardens.
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Lights over Sydney during Vivid 2022.
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The Christmas tree in Pickering Place, St James's, London. These houses are now the offices for Berry Bros & Rudd, London's oldest wine merchants.
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From Sydney's Royal Botanic Gardens, the view across Faarm Cove to the Sydney Opera House, the Sydney Harbour Bridge and the North Sydney CBD across the harbour.
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One of the more jungle looking areas of Sydney's Royal Botanic Gardens.
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Walking down my street in the rain on my way to work, yet another bad hair day!!
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The giant art installation in Sydney's Royal Botanic Gardens, called Sea of Hands, winding its way down from the Art Gallery Road gates.
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Autumn colours at Sydney's Royal Botanic Gardens.
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Choppy day out on Sydney Harbour, as I caught the ferry from McMahons Point to Circular Quay, lots of boats around Fort Denison, Sydney's eastern suburbs in the background.
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Passing the bow of HMAS Sydney, a WWl ship in the Australian Navy fleet. The bow of the ship sits on the edge of Sydney Harbour as a memorial to its successful battle in the Pacific.
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A day out in Sydney, catching a ferry across the harbour then heading out to Bondi Beach and walking around the headland looking at Sculpture by the Sea.
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