Travel Photos — Where in the World 007

Occasionally, I remember I’m still doing these posts . . . er . . . should be doing these posts.

. . . and then, like today, I do.

As mentioned before, all the WitW photos are collected in THIS<<link SmugMug Gallery.  Each new post will identify the previous post’s photo. The poll below is mostly to amuse and entertain, but I name the location and possibly a red herring or two. It’s fine with me if you look up the answer, and I won’t care much which name you vote for because, hey, you might want to amuse yourself as well. It’s open to multiple voting for people who like more than one answer. Let me know if it doesn’t work.

The location of the photos in the previous post<<link showcased the greenhouse found at the  Chicago Navy Pier<<link. For them interested in looking at it on Google Earth, here’s a photo<<link with the coordinates (41°53’27.51″ N 87°36’20.14″ W — paste these in Google Earth).

Here we go with the next offering. I photographed this hole in a wall in July of 2006. Long-time readers of the blog will likely recognize it (maybe), and the shape of the hole might point readers to the location and specific landmark. Free Hint: it’s not about the hole.

Side Note: I’m using the Block Editor to compose this post. That means twice as many clicks to insert photos and have them align and look as I want them to. I’m currently in a discussion with WordPress Support regarding the Classic Editor not working as it should on FireFox after the latest browser update. If anyone else is using FireFox and the Classic Editor, and if you are having issues with it, let me know.

Anyway, this particular . . . thing . . . was alongside a road. I did something with the above that I don’t usually do . . . I included people in the photo. That gives a sense of scale to the . . . thing.

One thing about red rocks (yes, this . . . thing . . . is out West, where most red rocks are found), they don’t lend themselves to being converted into paintings (using Topaz Impression plugin).

Say! . . . imagine if the thing was made out of gold! I betcha that would have sparked a massive gold rush . . . and there would’ve been nothing left for me to photograph.

That’s done using the Topaz Restyle plugin (and then Impression) . . . it sure would be nice if I could convert these crappy blocks into golden blocks. But, alas, no.

I can, however, convert the original photo to monochrome.

Of course, I have a few other photos . . . but, because it’s a pain inserting individual photos using blocks (thanks for nothing, WordPress), I’ll just add a gallery . . .

. . . and here’s the poll . . .

That’s it. This post has ended . . . except for the stuff below.


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