Friday, 11 July 2014

Summertime Photo Scavenger Hunt [5]

I went to Bath today and was lucky enough to take plenty of photos for the scavenger hunt.  

Warning .... this is a photo heavy post!

On the way to Bath I took this photo for No. 1 - a sign welcoming people to your home town.
 
As to be expected, Bath was a good choice of venue to get photos for No. 4 - a group of tourists.  Here's today's selection (the red and yellow thing in the corner of the third image is the guard rail on the open-topped bus):





No. 5 is a rack of post cards.  I managed to find these at two different locations today:


No 12 is a mascot.  This has been the most difficult one to find so far but today I was fortunate that a Bentley and a Mercedes were parked outside the Abbey and the chauffeurs allowed me to take these photos of the car bonnet mascots.


I found another offering for No 16, which is a sign in a language other than English:

I'm not sure if the following photos can count for No. 18 - a water fall.  These are shots of Pulteney Weir and may be the closest I can find for this prompt.


No. 19 is a public garden and these photos are of the Abbey Garden in Bath,


And finally (I can hear you sigh with relief!), No 20 is a bus with a picture painted on its sides




I also took loads more photos of lamp posts but I'll save them for another post.

Here are the links to the rest of my Summertime Scavenger Hunt photos:

Starting the Summertime Photo Scavenger Hunt (horn, sign in a foreign language, lamp posts) 
Summertime Photo Scavenger Hunt [2] (tourists, urban street scene, rural landscape, bakery) 
Summertime Photo Scavenger Hunt [3] (gnomes, tattoos) 
Summertime Photo Scavenger Hunt - June Update (birds on a wire, rural landscape)

19 comments:

  1. I love that Trowbridge has such lovely welcoming signs, and Bath was definitely a great place to go for the hunt. Lovely pics. x x

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  2. That's definitely a water fall! And one of the most lovely public gardens and welcome signs I've seen this summer.
    The tourists all make me laugh. So glad I included that item.
    Rinda

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  3. I love Bath! The Abbey Gardens are looking beautiful just now (even if the streets are heaving with daytrippers!). Such a fab city. Your weir pics are really nice and I also love the Merc emblem with the reflection. BTW someone else found the same bakery you did - recognised it immediately!

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  4. Great finds; you've got some here I'm worried about finding! Absolutely gorgeous gardens!

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  5. Oh my goodness your photos are stunning. Great work on finding these items. I'd love to borrow one of your tourist shots as I haven't been able to complete that prompt yet!

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  6. You've been working hard. Love how welcoming Trowbridge is.

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  7. I love Bath too! My son went to university there, so we had many a great visit! Thanks for remindng me what a great place it is:)

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  8. Never too many photos in my opinion...they do afterall speak a thousand words and that's a good thing!
    We visited Bath for just a few hours last June on a wonderful tour of the UK...
    happy to see a bit more through your camera lens. It is such a nice place.
    Your Mercedes emblem reflection photo is WOW!!!
    oxo from Virginia USA

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  9. I love the reflection in the Mercedes photograph! I love seeing photographs from England, my daughter lives in Little Hampton.

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  10. Brilliant finds - funny what prompts prove problematic - it's different for each of us!

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  11. Wow! You got some great photos. I believe I visited Bath in the early 80's on a school tour. What a beautiful place. Thank you.

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  12. Bath is never short of tourists, no matter what the time of year! Great shots. I was in Trowbridge a couple of months ago to give my niece a send off before she went to Australia for a year. Small world.

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  13. Wow great photos of my home town Bath. I am finding the welcome sign and a bus with pictures on it very difficult here now living in France. They do not seem to go in for that sort of thing! Diane

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  14. Love your mascot photo with the reflection of the abbey on the bonnet.

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  15. Wow, Bath looks as busy as ever this year! That's a great collection of pictures

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  16. So many fantastic photos! I love that your welcome sign is a flower box. And I am so jealous of your bus photo! I don't know if I will be able to get that one.

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  17. Great photos I love Bath. Happy Hunting.

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