Tuesday Photo Challenge – RGB

Today’s Tuesday Photo Challenge is to find a picture with the colors Red, Green, and Blue. I went back to our trip to Copenhagen and the Queens favorite Summer Residence – Fredensborg in Northern Zealand.

This first photo is on the street/plaza walking up to the residence:

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The second photo is of one of the palace guards. The guard house behind the soldier is a dark red (currently in shadow). You can also see the scarlet piping in the uniform.

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Thanks again to Frank Jansen for sponsoring his weekly photo challenge for the past year. Follow this link to his blog ‘Dutch goes the Photo!‘ to see all of the RGB entries.

Sunday Trees – 284 – Old San Juan

This tree was located in a small park just off of the pier where our cruise ship, the ms Koningsdam, was docked. I had to snap a couple of photos for my regular Sunday Trees posts.

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Thanks go out to Becca Givens who has been hosting this challenge every week for over five years. You can follow this link to her blog ‘On Dragonfly Wings with Buttercup Tea‘ to see her entry for the week. Then scroll down to the comments section to see all of the tree photos from the many participants.

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Letters O or P

This week I have been featuring Puerto Rico in most of my posts. Sooo, Puerto Rico starts with a ‘P’ and ends with an ‘O’. How appropriate. Here are three black and white shots from that wonderful island.

Here is the fort in Old San Juan:

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Next we have a window that is definitely shaped like an ‘O’:

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And finally, we have a beautiful parrot:

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Follow the link to Cee’s Black and White Photo Challenge to find other wonderful entries.

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Thursday Doors – April 20, 2017

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Today I have a treasure trove of pictures from the streets of Old San Juan. This city has some of the most beautiful cobblestone streets and brightly painted buildings to be found anywhere in the world. I selected the Featured Image because the door-within-a-door aspect seemed appropriate.

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My wife and I have been to Puerto Rico several times in the past, so we decided to avoid any excursions offered by Holland America and just do a door, window, tree, and general photo excursion. I will present the doors in the order that they were taken on our walk.

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We stopped at the Parrot Club on the recommendations of friends. We had a wonderful appetizer and their signature drink, the Passion Parrot. I had to include a photo of the drinks. They were fantastic:

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Here are two former doors that are now downtown art.

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I will end this doorscursion with a typical downtown building with a beautiful street lamp in the right foreground.

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To join the fun, hop over to Norm Frampton’s blog Norm 2.0. Then follow the blue frog at the end of his post about the doors in the Bank of Montreal to see all of the many other wonderful entries in this weekly challenge.