Weekly Photo Challenge : Beyond

Victory Parade May 9th 1990

Victory Parade May 9th 1990

Victory day parade Moscow May 9th 1990. Beyond the ranks of fresh-faced young soldiers is Gum, the almost empty Russian department store and the forbidding walls of Red Square.

Then the tanks and weapons of war roll by..

Russia rattling its sabres Victory Parade 1990

Russia rattling its sabres at the Victory Parade 1990

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In Geraldton Australia this poignant statue is erected at the war memorial of a woman watching for her man to come home from war.

Looking out to sea, waiting for her man to come home from war

Looking out to sea, waiting for her man to come home from war

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Australian outback

Australian outback

There has been 2 good years of rain and this year, 2010, the outback is flourishing, but the family that once lived here has long since given up the battle against drought, floods, bushfires, loneliness and the loss of their droving livelihood …

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A band of dedicated enthusiasts have brought the past to life again with the resurrection of this old steam train. Capella chuffs its way along 40 kilometres of track from Ravenshoe. Beyond the tracks can be seen the grassland of the Atherton Tablelands.

Capella stream train ride, Ravenshoe

Capella stream train ride, Ravenshoe

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Different form of transport as we cruise along the Katherine River with the formidable red rock of the Katherine Gorge towering beyond the river on all sides.

Cruising through Katherine Gorge

Cruising through Katherine Gorge

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Gondola to Korean mountain

Gondola to Korean mountain

This week the photo challenge from the Daily Post team is to interpret “beyond” Hundreds of bloggers have taken the challenge and there are some amazing photos. Click over to see some of them…

These are my contribution…

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5 thoughts on “Weekly Photo Challenge : Beyond

  1. Awesome! I love to go around with you on your outings

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