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The Exterior of Alcatraz
North America / See

The Exterior of Alcatraz

Alcatraz Island, otherwise known as The Rock, was once a celebrated military fort and federal prison. After 29 years, the prison closed its’ doors due to the unsustainable restoration and maintenance costs. It is now part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area and the grounds boasts an abundance of flora and fauna, particularly seabirds, who make … Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge: Monument
Africa

Weekly Photo Challenge: Monument

Monument: (n.) something erected in memory of a person. [Source: dictionary.com] This bronzed Nelson Mandela statue stands proud in the Nelson Mandela Square in Sandton, Johannesburg. Erected in 2003, it is a reminder to South Africans of the work he did to change and elevate South Africa into the country it is today. [Source: My previous point-and-shoot camera] Continue reading