This week’s Travel Theme from Ailsa at wheresmybackpack is Silhouette.
There’s something romantic about a silhouette – the recognizable outlined shape of something, or someone, familiar. A shadow with form. The play of dark against light is always so dramatic and striking.
In Edinburgh, the Walter Scott monument is one of several iconic landmarks with a wonderful silhouette. This shot was taken near dusk on a cloudy evening.
In London, Big Ben and the Parliament building are parts of the skyline nobody should miss. I took this shot in the early afternoon from the Westminster Bridge:
In Hawaii, my husband was struck by the artifacts made from the wood of the Koa (Acacia koa) trees – I was fascinated by the lacy structure of the branches and leaves of the mature trees:
And travelling a little closer to home, in my daughter’s kitchen I caught this silhouette of her cat, on a favorite perch:
Those are some of my favorites… To see Ailsa’s challenge and other bloggers’ silhouettes, click here.