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For Whom The Bells Toll!! Perth West Australia, Story Within.

For Whom The Bells Toll!! Perth West Australia, Story Within.

John Moore


Free Member, Karratha

For Whom The Bells Toll!! Perth West Australia, Story Within.

The Swan Bell Tower has become one Perth's main tourist attractions,
constructed of glass and copper and now stands as a handsome campanile
down overlooking the Swan River gracefully!!
It is situated on the Barrack St. Jetty, overlooking the wide expanse
of water know as the Swan River and the entire city skyline.
The Swan Bell Tower was constructed between November 1999 and was
completed in 2001.
It stands at 82.5 metres high and contains twelve bells of St. Martin-
in-the-Fields from the 14th Century and which were recast in the 16th
Century by Queen Elizabeth I.
They were donated by the British to Perth West Australia.
The St Martin-in-the-Fields bells were donated to the city as part of
the 1988 Australian bicentenary celebrations.
Worth visiting if you are in Perth as it is now a landmark.
Take care all, I will present a little of the history of Perth as I go
along.
Taking a ferry down to Fremantle for a day out, many of you would have taken the ferry down the Swan River.
Happy weekend to you all.

Walkabout John.

Comments 22

  • John Barnett 07/21/2007 4:10

    Neat shot John!
  • Piroska Baetz 07/16/2007 13:26

    ein tolle perspektive von diesem interessante glockenturm...ein ganz moderne architektform.. so sieht aus, wei ein schiffteil
    lg. piri
  • Ivan Zuliani 07/13/2007 18:46

    Spettacolare visione. Eccellente composizione e colori.
    Fortunato amico John!!!!.Tanti saluti, Ivan.
  • Wolfgang Kölln 07/10/2007 22:15

    Beautiful picture with vivid and rich colors! Well done, John! Hope, I can visit Perth next year.... ;-)
    Cheers Wolfgang
  • Kerstin Jung 07/10/2007 19:32

    What an interesting building. Can understand that it is a tourist attraction, I would make a photo as well. So did you.
    Interesting photo and story.
    Greetings Kerstin
  • Robert L. Roux 07/09/2007 16:16

    a most elegant
    stairway to heaven ...
    with smiles from up over ;-))
    robert
  • Bogie 07/09/2007 11:25

    Great synthesis between modern architecture and the old bells. As always great details on side! Thanks a lot and God bless you...Norbert
  • Aniko Mocher 07/09/2007 9:27

    Well, I can imagine that it is among the main attractions in Perth...the view from up there must be amazing.
    br,
    Anikó
  • Michael Schusser 07/08/2007 22:31

    Nice picture. It looks like sails made of copper.
    Best Wishes
    Michael
  • Joachim Häfner 07/08/2007 20:50

    Very interesting building. Well captured.
    Best wishes for Phongsri and you.
    Joachim
  • Wilhelm H. 07/08/2007 20:05

    Great picture of your home town
    Regars Wilhelm
  • Cees Kuijs 07/08/2007 18:58

    Fantastic building, John. Well captured.Good shot.
    Greetings, Cees
  • 2 little stars 07/08/2007 14:54

    Built very modern and futuristic it contains such old bells - what a contrast!
    Enjoy your days and take care, John -
    Christel
  • Leo_nid 07/08/2007 11:27

    Great story and a very attractive site
    Thanks
    L
  • Tom McAlexander 07/08/2007 10:20

    This is a super shot of a super place, and the bells toll for thee.
    Aloha
    Tom
  • Tanjung-Pinang 07/08/2007 9:26

    A very nice architecture. An interesting story too.
    br monika
  • fleeting memory 07/08/2007 8:59

    thanks john - always great to be reminded to such a fantastic place!
    great picture - well don :-)
    cheers, claudia
  • Brigitte Lucke 07/08/2007 8:31

    Great view of this unic arquitecture.
    Have a nice week-end
    Brigitte
  • Véronique Soulier 07/08/2007 8:21

    nice architecture... thanks for details, bye VS
  • Sabine KöllnXX 07/08/2007 2:40

    Handsome campanile - what a perfect description!
    Handsome indeed!
    Like it a lot and understand very well why it's an attraction. 'To be attracted' - and this it does.
    Sawadee kha
    Sabine
  • Ebi Fotofix 07/08/2007 0:29

    Hi, mate, a new sign of you.....like your pics from all around the world!
    Take care of you!
    Ebi
  • Frechdax . 07/08/2007 0:15

    wow....a cool tower and a good picture, John!
    :-)
    Tine