Monday, May 2, 2016

Castles and a Tower

A  L  O  H  A !
Makiki Christian Church 
Honolulu
Modeled after
Himeji Castle in Japan

















San Francisco

 "Everything you are Against - 
Weakens you. 
Everything you are For - 
Empowers you." 
                  Wayne Dyer

















" Words are dwarfs,
 deeds are giants. "
                         Swiss Proverb












Coit Tower, San Francisco



"Each member [of society] must 
be ever attentive to 
his social surroundings - 
he must avoid shutting himself
 up in his own peculiar. . . 
 . . .ivory tower."
Frederick Rothwell & 
Cloudesley Shovell Henry Brereton  
1911


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Thank You
Friend!
                          cloudia



13 comments:

Nancy Chan said...

Beautiful and impressive buildings.

Elephant's Child said...

Lovely.
While I do sometimes shut myself away it is more often in a cave than an ivory tower.

ANITA said...

Nice China houses..looks like tea houses!!wish i was there!

PerthDailyPhoto said...

Ivory towers and fabulous pagodas, super structures Cloudia :)

Charles Gramlich said...

That model would be cool to have in my house.

Cloudia said...

Thank Jolly Friends! Wishing us all a good week

William Kendall said...

Beautiful architecture, Cloudia!

Halcyon said...

Nice words and images!

ifthethunderdontgetya™³²®© said...

Lovely architecture, Cloudia.
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Teresa said...

Cool post!! I really enjoyed the progression of the pictures with all the different buildings.

Su-sieee! Mac said...

I certainly like the view from Coit Tower.

Lynn said...

I remember when I got to see that tower in person - I love SF.

Cloudia said...

Thank Dear Pals!