Out of place: ships in the city

juxtaposition is “the act of placing things side by side, especially for the purpose of comparison or contrast”. That’s the subject of the Weekly Photo Challenge, for which I’ve chosen a nautical theme.

Looking like one of the nearby office buildings turned on its side, this is Queen Mary 2 in Sydney.

Looking like one of the nearby office buildings turned on its side, this is Queen Mary 2 in Sydney.

Old meets new: square rigger Tenacious against the shiny glass towers of Canary Wharf, London.

Old meets new: square rigger Tenacious against the shiny glass towers of Canary Wharf, London.

sailing-badge

12 thoughts on “Out of place: ships in the city

  1. I have seen cruise ships in the harbour; they absolutely dwarf everything else including the bridge and opera house! I can’t imagine what it must be like on board.

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