Travel Theme: Round and Weekly Photo Challenge: On Top

This week’s Photo Challenge is On Top, and Ailsa at Where’s my backpack? has challenged us with the theme Round. So, here is my entry for both the challenges — Round and On Top!!

Update: 4/19/14.

Okay, since I did not give any details of the picture I posted, here are details for the readers who asked to know more.  These gleaming domes sit atop the Central Synagogue in New York City’s Upper East Side. Central Synagogue remains the crown jewel of the Manhattan Moorish Revival. Dating from 1872 (making it the oldest synagogue in continuous use), its beauty actually came under criticism in earlier days by those who felt its excess would inspire envy. Nevertheless, its rich blue-and-gold ceilings, intricately tiled floors, horseshoe arches, and fine architecture have led the NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission to call it the ”finest example of Moorish Revival Architecture in New York City.” Central Synagogue is one of the largest Jewish congregations in North America and the oldest synagogue in New York City in continuous use.


Inside view of the synagogue:



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Weekly Photo Challenge: Threshold

The Weekly Photo Challenge is Threshold, where you can find very interesting interpretations for the theme – here is mine.



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Travel Theme: Misty (2)

Some more misty views of NYC for this week’s Travel Theme: Misty.

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Posted by on April 5, 2014 in Photography, Travel Theme


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Travel Theme: Misty

Ailsa’s Travel Theme is Misty this week, and here is a recent misty winter morning…….


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Posted by on April 5, 2014 in General, Photography, Travel Theme


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Travel Theme: Statues

For the Travel Theme: Statues, here are my entries,

Near Columbus Circle in NYC….mansitting

Not far from Columbus CircleTW6

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Posted by on March 28, 2014 in New York, Photography, Travel Theme


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Weekly Photo Challenge: Window

Here is my entry for the Weekly Photo Challenge: Window.  Looking through my pictures I found several pictures of my cat, Georgie, sitting by windows either in front of the house, or by the dining room, or wherever he could do some bird watching I guess. In the first picture, I think he is hoping he can get at least one of those birds for lunch :)

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Posted by on January 11, 2014 in General, Photography, Weekly Photo Challenge


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Travel Theme: Birds

The Travel Theme this week is Birds, and here is a peacock at the Bronx Zoo in New York.



Posted by on December 29, 2013 in General, Photography, Travel Theme


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