Daily Archives: August 9, 2016
My friends have been posting their street photography skills these days. Since I lack that skill, I tried to do something more creative. I found resemblance between photos taken in my city to that of the ones from someplace else on this planet.
So I collected them. and here they are…..
Note : Do not search for the resemblance. Enjoy the Unity in Diversity
The street view
The top view
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Wales – Aberystwyth and the Tale of Two Railways
Delighted with the results of my early morning sleuthing I returned to the caravan where Dai was ready for the planned trip to nearby Aberystwyth.
The journey took only half an hour or so and I drove first to the car park of the Vale of Rheidol Light Railway and my plan was to take the one hour steam train ride up the mountain to Devil’s Bridge at the top. I sensed that Dai wasn’t quite as enthusiastic as I was about this and any small glimmer of interest was washed away as though by a tsunami when I told him that the return fare was just short of £20. It turns out that Dai would rather swim with sharks, wrestle alligators or jump out of a plane without a parachute than pay £20 to go on a steam train ride.
I had been on this train ride before so…
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Toronto proposes massive new ‘Rail Deck Park’ in city’s downtown
Toronto Mayor John Tory and Councillor Joe Cressy last week announced a plan to build a new, 21-acre park above Metrolinx tracks in the city’s downtown core.
To protect the rail corridor and build the park, the city will have to secure air rights in the area and create a plan amendment to ensure the space is developed for public use only, according to a press release issued by Tory’s office.
The city would create the park by decking over the corridor, which would create a “marquee green space” for the high-density surrounding neighborhoods and help connect the city to its waterfront, the release stated.
The park would be similar to Chicago’s Millennium Park and New York City’s Hudson Yards development, both of which transformed rail corridors into “iconic spaces,” according to Tory’s release.
“Great cities have great parks. As Toronto grows, we need to take bold action to create…
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