Travel theme: Square

I used “Circles” as a theme a few years ago, but figured its edgier brother “Square” would make for another interesting subject, so to start off this week’s travel theme, here is the brightest square I can think of, New York’s Times Square. Did you know it has a secret sound installation hidden right in its heart? You can see it in the photo if you know where to look…or you can read about it here. 🙂

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Square pizza by the yard in Rome.

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The illuminated waters of London’s Trafalgar Square at night.

The fountain at Trafalgar Square in December 2009

Square and curved at the same time, the panes of glass that make up the stunning (and endangered) pergola in Seattle‘s Pioneer Square.

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Are you ready to square up to this week’s travel theme? If you would like to join in (everyone’s welcome!) here’s what to do:

  • Create your own post and title it Travel theme: Square
  • Include a link to this page in your post so others can find it too
  • Get your post in by next Thursday, as the new travel theme comes out on Friday
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…and remember, it’s hip to be square.

xxx Ailsa

The intelligence of that creature known as a crowd is the square root of the number of people in it. – Terry Pratchett

A round man cannot be expected to fit in a square hole right away. He must have time to modify his shape.  – Mark Twain

About ailsapm

Hi there! I’m Ailsa Prideaux-Mooney. I’ve lived in many places, and travelled to many more. I had a lot of fun getting there and being there, wherever there happened to be at the time. I climbed a castle wall in Czesky Krumlov, abseiled down cliffs to go caving in the west of Ireland, slept on the beach in Paros, got chased by a swarm of bees in Vourvourou (ok that wasn’t fun, but it was exciting), learned flower arranging in Tokyo, found myself in the middle of a riot in Seoul, learned to snowboard in Salzburg, got lost in a labyrinth in Budapest and had my ice cream stolen by a gull in Cornwall. And I’m just getting started. If you’ve enjoyed what you’ve read so far, I’d love you to follow my travelogue - - and remember, anyone who tries to tell you it’s a small world hasn’t tried to see it all.
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