Category Archives: Historical Buildings

Wat Arun

Wat Arun – “Temple of Dawn” an incredible spectacle overlooking the river.

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Saigon Presidential Palace

The Saigon presidential palace. Source of the famous tank picture heralding the ‘fall of saigon’

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The Road Back to Christchurch 1 – small town N.Z.

From Queenstown it’s a long road back to Christchurch, we went via Mount Cook and a stop off in Twizel.

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Larnach Castle

Larnach Castle isn’t really a castle, it has all the component parts but couldn’t defend itself against a cold breeze, it’s more of a stately home.

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Dunedin Railway Station

No, you don’t normally spend time admiring a railway station, but this was a beauty.

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The Royal Naval Dockyards

I know Gandalf says never use the precious, but we made full use of the transport system today. We took a trip down to the Royal Naval Dockyards, caught the ferry back to Hamilton, then took another trip right to … Continue reading

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