I decided to try my hand at something different….. this is the result!
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Fimiston Open Pit, Fimiston, Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Western Australia
The pit is oblong in plan view and is approximately 3.5 kilometres long, 1.5 kilometres wide and over 600 metres deep. Until 2016 it was Australia’s largest open cut gold mine now surpassed by Newmont’s Boddington gold mine also in Western Australia.
“The Swilkie”, Pentland Firth, Orkney Islands, Scotland UK
‘The Swilkie’ is the most dangerous whirlpool in the Pentland Firth. It is occasioned by the meeting of four or five contrary tides. According to Icelandic legend, the Swilkie is the place where the salt which maintains the saltiness of the oceans is ground in a giant quern, stolen from King Frodi by a sea-king named Mysing. When Mysing’s longship sank off Stroma under the weight of it, he still continued to grind away with it 15 fathoms down and to this day the sea can still be heard roaring through it.
‘The Swilkie” is off the northern coast of the Island of Stroma.
Bungee Jumper, Korintos Isthmus Bridge, Corinth Canal, Loutraki, Greece
Submersible Bridge (Isthmia Bridge), Corinth Canal, Isthmus of Corinth, Greece
The bridge at the Isthmia end of the canal submerges into the water to allow ships to enter or leave the canal.
Imerovigli, Santorini, Greece
The unit we stayed in for a few days is in the foreground – the first half-wall in the top right square.
Stadium, Ithoni, Ancient Messene, Greece
View Across Messian Gulf, Koroni, Greece
This is the view from the house where we stayed.
Panorama, Via del Voltone, San Marino, San Marino
Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich Peninsula, Greenwich, London, England UK