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Devonport - Auckland

A lovely suburb on the North Shore of Auckland on a lovely Easter Monday morning.

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Apr 18 2007 18:01 GMT LisaSam67
oh this is spectacular!
Apr 18 2007 18:02 GMT beus PRO
Very nice :)
Apr 18 2007 18:23 GMT ThorBeverley PRO
What a brilliant blue sky Roger.
Devonport is also the area of docks in Plymouth that is the home of the navy - is this just co-incidence or is there a link?
Apr 18 2007 18:28 GMT Squirrel PRO
Great angle shot !
Apr 18 2007 19:00 GMT Midworlder PRO
I've had a quick look on the net and it appears it was the natural deep water anchoracge for naval ships and the similarity to England's Devonport gave its name.
Rainbow71 may have some info on this .. it was an old stomping ground for her, you can still see "Rainbow71 was here" etched into walls.
Apr 18 2007 19:02 GMT Midworlder PRO
And yes it was a great sky, unaltered from camera. We thought summer was going to last forever. Things have changed a bit but it sounds like the next week will be continue the Indian Summer theme
Apr 18 2007 19:29 GMT irashid
Lovely plave........nice capture...............
Apr 18 2007 20:10 GMT rainbow71
Thanks Roger, LOL but I can't answer your Question. I remember the esplanade hotel before it became an up market place to go.
Use to be down there evey other weekend. Saw some good bands there.
Apr 18 2007 20:26 GMT Midworlder PRO
Yes .. I used to visit a few times .. a fair bit of blues or jazz in afternoons, early evenings from memory
Apr 18 2007 21:19 GMT Elise
WOW this is wonderful.....great angle shot and architecture:)
Apr 18 2007 21:33 GMT Midworlder PRO
Thanks Elise
Apr 19 2007 03:40 GMT Poulet PRO
Great angle and perspective !
Very sharp and clear shot, Roger ! :))
Apr 19 2007 04:39 GMT Midworlder PRO
Thanks Poulet .. it was a stunning day ..
Apr 19 2007 04:43 GMT Hamin PRO
You are the master of BLUE SKY ! This capture is breathtaking ! Bravo! ..........Manny/Hamin
Apr 19 2007 05:13 GMT Midworlder PRO
Thanks Manny
Apr 19 2007 05:41 GMT Littleollie
You've been 'looking up' I see Roger, well done my friend.
Give me the blues music over jazz any day of the week thank you.
Apr 19 2007 06:23 GMT ninah
thanks for your visit! be welcome!

and congratulations for your photos!
Apr 19 2007 07:32 GMT linnywv PRO
What a lovely building. I love the angle of this shot Roger!
Apr 19 2007 07:56 GMT Midworlder PRO
Thanks Linny, some very nice architecture in Devonport ..