A word a week photo challenge – OLD

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Off guard photographs of old people are quite special, radiating serenity and a sense of peacefulness. However this week's topic OLD in a word a week photo challenge

got me scanning a few photographs with VERY old themes.

The 17th century Swedish war vessel Vasa certainly ranks as old, but must also lay claim to be one one best preserved ships of its period anywhere. The Swedes have built a purpose built museum around the ship and is well worth a visit if you are ever in the beautiful city of Stockholm.. Take note: there is so much, it will take you more than a long weekend to do justice to this very photogenic city and environs.

 

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hi! i am Anne (hence vANNilla) - two 'N's autocorrect WILL autocorrect - grrrrrr I can most often be found cooking up a storm in the kitchen,(with my trusty thermomix) behind a camera or a kindle. If you are a traveller/photographer my bog is @vannilla https://vannillarock.wordpress.com If you have come as a baker my blog is http://vannillarock.com i studied economics in Edinburgh in the early 70's; now retired from a day job, on paper i have plenty of time to explore the blogosphere and enjoy the shared experiences of others. like every other retiree i know we wonder how we fitted in a day job. I split my time between Guernsey,. In the Channel Islands -a 20-odd square mile island with 60thousand+ inhabitants- and Phoenix, Arizona. The mix is perfect- the former is beautiful but attacks of cabin fever are never too far away. Arizona, on the other hand IS king of the open road and has THE biggest bluest sky EVER. my blogs revolve around baking (vannillarock) and photography/travel if you like what you see please do start a conversation :)

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