After visiting the library (my last post), you can stroll by either side of the Yarra River that runs through the city…
or take a walk down to the Docklands, an urban harbor district, still under development.
At night, you might walk 360 degrees inside the top of the 975-foot-tall Eureka Tower and see the lights sparkle in every part of the city.
And finally, you can photograph the city from your apartment.
The street art in L.A., as in many other cities, is colorful and inventive! You can only imagine what the artist was trying to depict, as with other genres of art. I have tried to guess and have added my own titles. May the artists forgive me!!
Eye on L.A.
Let Me In!
Drogon the Dragon
The docklands area of Melbourne, Australia, is a former shipping port which fell into disuse because its docks were not able to handle large container ships. Today it is becoming a lively place with a new stadium, trendy apartments, and innumerable restaurants.
It is always nice to have something in the foreground of your photos. The pilings in the Docklands are perfect for this!
Also in the Docklands, are a marina and Webb Bridge, an artistic walking bridge across the Yarra River.
If you tire of walking, trains are going in, out, and around the city at all times. In this image taken from a bridge over the tracks at Flinders Station, some trains are moving fast enough to become mere streaks in my exposure while in others you can see the people.
The dazzle of lights is even more enticing when a shimmering river flows through the city.
Melbourne, Australia and Yarra River viewed from the Eureka Tower
Brisbane River through Brisbane, Australia
When the city lights come on a night, one can forget about everything but the sparkle.
Harbor and Opera House, Sydney, Australia
City Skyline, Brisbane, Australia
There were no customers at this ATM in the Los Angeles Art District, an area of the city where nearly everything is a canvas.