9.2.12

Smashed to pieces (in the still of the night)

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This is the meaning of the inscription at the Falkturm in Esterházypark, where the Haus des Meeres is. The kids and I went up the deck to take some photos as it was a very lovely winter afternoon...with the sun out and clouds in full.

The Flakturms are six large, built of reinforced concrete defense and protective structures in Vienna, built within the years 1942 to 1945 as huge air-raid shelters with fitted air defense guns and fire control.
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This particular flak's inscription was by Laurence Weiner. At the other side is the English version, only I wasn't able to take a photo....


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Ein Stück Himmel

9 comments :

  1. Never been close to a bunker turned museum and your photo gave a brief glimpse of history. Beautiful clouds, looked like cotton stuck on the blue backdrop. Here's my Skywatch.

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  2. I did not know public air raid shelters like this existed! Great that they have been preserved so well!!

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  3. The sky seems like small small pieces floating in the air....

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  4. Creative ideas of shooting the sky view.

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  5. A great shot!
    I wish you a Happy Friday!

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  6. just dropping by to say hi. been wanting to do so many thing with my blogs, but just didn't have time. hope you're having the best times.

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