April 7, 2010

Victoria Square Fountain


Last Sunday, after our Easter lunch at parents’ in-law house, we went to Asian shop to buy some Filipino goodies, while it’s not dark I suggest to my hubby if we can drive straight to Victoria Square in the city as it’s public holiday not busy and no traffic, he don’t like going to the city due to crowds and traffic, for goodness we did. Victoria Square is like a small park good for relaxing; sitting on a bench and chat, some partner put a picnic blanket under the tree and rest. Taking photos of fountain is just fun as everyone does too. It’s the main city tourist attractions center of everything a foot walks only to Cathedral Church, Central Market or Chinatown food court and Rundle mall shopping center. Everyday you can see lots of people visiting the place. Some exhibits or council activities were held as well on special occasion

6 months ago, if I was not drop by my hubby to work, I catch a bus sometimes and stopped by in this place but since I got my drivers license and manage to drive my route change into a short distance and never stop here again. How I miss dropping here some time and walk on the main city shopping center for a coffee and window shopping while waiting another bus destined to travel to my workplace. It's been a while since the last time I've been here.

The history of the fountain.

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Tammie Lee said...

this is an amazing sculpture~

Coffeeveggie addict. said...

great shot and structures

eileeninmd said...

Cool looking fountain and sculptures!

Photo Cache said...

A beautiful water structure. Very nice.


ρομπερτ said...

What a nice foutain that is. Beautiful also to see the detail photography. Makes one want to search for anything alike in ones own city. Please have you all a wonderful Wednesday.

daily athens

EG Wow said...

It's a beautiful fountain! I'm glad you shared it with us.

Claire said...

Thank you for those kind words you left on my site :-)
I do try to make my pictures come out so pretty. I got a new camera for Christmas and still learning how to use it.
I am now a follower of your blog, hope you could follow mine too :-)


January said...

Lovely photos dear.

Into the River

J Bar said...

Great fountan.
Sydney - City and Suburbs

Vernz said...

Wow, nice one friendship .... hope to see this soon..

The Girl In The Alley
Julie and Julia

Vernz said...

HI, nice one friendship .... makita din kita ... hehehe

The Girl In The Alley
Julie and Julia

Hedwig said...

What a beautiful sculpture. Very exciting to look at.

Hootin' Anni said...

That fountain and the sculpture is just outstanding! I'm really glad you shared it all with us.

Here is my Watery Photo, hope to see you stop by to view. It's always great to have you visiting.

Hilda said...

Fantastic fountain!

Americana Lady said...

This is a unique sculpture and the bodies are very contemporary. I am so thankful we have pretty fountains in our landscapes! Joan Americana By Candlelight

Fotobloggen 2010 said...

interesting fountain with strange creatures

christina, sweden

Ms. Bake-it said...

Great shots of the fountain. It is very interesting.

My cousin just got back from a trip to Australia and had pictures of the fountain and how it lights up at night. Being the history buff she is she told me that the theme is the three important rivers that Adelaide draws its water supply from: Torrens, Onkaparinga, and Murray. Which resulted in a three sided water fountain with three different aluminum figures representing the rivers. She also said it was created by John Dowie who is a South Australian artist.

I love fountains, especially ones with a history like this one. Thank you for sharing it with us today.

~ Tracy


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