Tuesday Photo Challenge – Broken

I dug into my archives for this photo from Yellowstone National Park. The theme this week is ‘Broken’. Take a look at all of the broken tree trunks scattered over this hill overlooking the river. They look like scattered pickup sticks.

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You can join the fun on ‘Dutch goes the Photo!’ blog run by Frank Jansen. Follow the link and make a contribution.

Tuesdays of Texture | Week 15 of 2017 | Martinique

This odd little gazebo like structure was in the middle of a plaza on the waterfront in the port city of Fort-de-France in Martinique. You can see bands of different colored and textured paver tiles on the plaza with the matching textured steps up to the covered surface. I also like the smooth texture of the roof vs. the rough and rusty texture of the columns.

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Thanks again to Narami at ‘De Monte Y Mar‘ for sponsoring this weekly challenge.

Monday Window – Martinique

On our Caribbean cruise, we made a stop at the beautiful island of Martinique. My wife and I chose to do a photo excursion of the city of Fort-de-France. I captured many beautiful buildings with their wonderful windows.

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Now for this beautiful cathedral captured in reflection:

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Here are some paintings of windows:

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The same building from directly in front:

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This picture was taken from the back deck of our cruise ship ms Koningsdam.

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And here is a picture of the back of the Koningsdam from the port. There are also many beautiful windows on the ship:

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I hope you enjoyed the windows of Martinique. Which is your favorite?

 

Sunday Trees – 282 – Martinique

These trees are in the park called La Savane in Fort-de-France bay in Martinique. This is an unfenced, 12 1/2 acre park facing the bay and adjacent to Fort Saint Louis.

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Here is a picture of the fort:

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The famous Bibliothèque Schoelcher (or Schoelcher Library) also faces this park and has several wonderful trees planted on the grounds:

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Stop over to Becca Givens blog ‘On Butterfly Wings with Buttercup Tea‘ to see all of this weeks Sunday Trees posts.

Andromeda Botanical Gardens – Barbados

I hope you are ready for a series of beautiful pictures of plants and flowers from Andromeda Botanical Gardens in Barbados. You can see another series from this wonderful place in my Sunday Trees – 281 – Barbados post. There is also my Wordless Wednesday – Barbados post with still one more beautiful photo.

Since I cannot pick an order, I will display the photos in the order that I took them as we toured around the gardens.

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The following plant is called ‘Step Mother’s Tongue‘. Why, do you suppose?

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Three cheers for anyone who can guess which picture is my favorite. Also, let me know which photo is your favorite.