The city of Calgary says the 9 Ave. bridge connecting Inglewood and Ramsay to East Village has reached the end of its useful life and is due for replacement this year.
A Spitfire, foreground, a Harrier, background, and a V1 flying bomb bottom right of frame, hang from the ceiling in the atrium of the Imperial War Museum London. The museum produced a video in 2014 to show how they got the Harrier into the building and suspended it for exhibition.
Looking up, an opulent chandelier hangs from the high ceiling inside the summer smoking room at the top of Cardiff Castle’s clock tower. Along the walls closer to floor level, of which a small portion is visible in this image, the story of the mythical gods in the 12 zodiac signs is depicted in paintings and sculptures.
One of the things I like to do when visiting someplace is to identify something tall and and see how I can go about getting a look inside and, perhaps, a view from the top.
Apart from being something obviously touristy to do, such an activity also helps with burning calories if the climb is done on foot.
In Bath, England, joining a guided tour for a climb up the winding, narrow staircases in the clock tower at Bath Abbey gets you closer to the mechanics of the clock and its bells, as well as a quick history of the building and the site. It also includes a visit into the room directly behind the church’s clock face (photo above).
And once at the top of the clock tower, visitors are rewarded with a beautiful view of the city, including the Romans Baths below the abbey (photo below).