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    Sydney, Australia
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    Travel, photography, researching travel destinations
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    Celebrity, Royal Caribbean, Princess, NCL

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  1. Very sad news indeed. Thanks Stu for passing it on.
  2. This was the 'bingle' in Hamburg in Feb 2019 and this is the damaged harbour ferry that Ever Given 'nudged' . Ferry was at the wharf. Fortunately no passengers on ferry, crew of 3 only minor injuries and shock. Just to clarify/correct - there is no such thing as a 'Hamburg Canal'. The ship had left the harbour and was traveling down the river (Elbe) towards the North Sea. Also, the Ever Given did not block the the river, it continued its journey with just a short stop a little down-river (probably for some investigators to embark) The shipp
  3. I am indeed - quite a surreal experience it was too. And all the while you think "what if this thing blows?" It was rumbling all the time and the ash plume changing in intensity 😨 Your turn 👍
  4. That's something I know I would enjoy. OK - here's the next picture
  5. Kiel Canal in Germany approaching the Hochdonn High Bridge
  6. Reminds me of Caya Levantado, Samana (Dominican Republic) - especially with what looks like an NCL ship in the background
  7. Adrian is right - definite deluge here in Sydney (although not as bad as further up the coast). I was lucky to pick just the right almost dry 1/2 hour for a walk around the neighbourhood this afternoon before the heavens opened again. Our local waterfall in full swing A couple of brush turkeys had escaped up a tree just to the left of above picture
  8. People enjoying an autumn day at the beach
  9. Met with some friends at a local (= suburbia) "regional botanic garden" where we found this rather large staghorn growing on a tree
  10. 🏆 Correct - your turn The statue is of Guanyin (108 metres tall) and the 66 acre park surrounds the Nanshan Buddhist Temple
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