This building is called the Eureka Tower. It is the tallest building in Melbourne. It has 91 floors. I’ve many photos taken from here in other parts of my blog.
This next pic is of what used to be called BHP house. It has 41 floorsIt was built in the early 70s and was the tallest building in Melbourne for many years. I took this same photo as a teenager in the early 70’s.
I’ve published this next photo before. It’s a fave for me. See more tall buildings here
The western suburbs of Melbourne is home to a large proportion of heavy industries
My industry involves using strange glassware like these. For those interested, these are kuderna danish flasks, which are used for concentrating a solvent in a fast but controlled manner over boiling water.Tourist industry in Hanoi hangs on the selling of cheap clothing. I walked in the opposite direction to see the more local industries.Added for Ailsa’s Industry theme. See more here.
I thought I might indulge myself and add 2 this week
A lot of mine are mistakes. I’m always in too much of a hurry. Like this oneOr someone has allowed me to continue taking photographs while drinking pinot grigio
I am fond of olives, especially on a napolitana pizza, or any sort pizza. I can get olive overload though, so no photographs of them. The windows on the 89th floor of the Eureka Tower in Melbourne were an olive colour, giving an olive cast over everything, until your eyes adjusted. Below is a picture of the Spirit of Tasmania as it is leaving Melbourne heading for Tassie. For Jennifer’s Olive.
Port Phillip, is a large bay in southern Victoria, Australia; it is the location of Melbourne. Geographically, the bay covers 1,930 square kilometres (745 square miles) and the shore stretches roughly 264 km (160 miles). At not many points on the Bay, can you look around and see the shores on the other side. On this particular night you could see everything. Daily Post Twinkle
I confess I spotted this door on another website and had to seek it out myself. The weather conditions and time were not optimum but I do not visit this suburb very often.
In 1976, Coops Shot Tower was under threat of demolition See here for more info. Melbourne’s high rises were starting to swamp it. It was an achievement to encase it in a steel and glass cone in 1991.