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  • Ray
  • Thailand
  • 20 Jan 2017, 01:17
Brilliant image, Lisl!
Lisl: Thank you, Ray - taken early on New Year's Day
A nice glimpse of that colourful craft.
Lisl: Obviously someone's cherished home
That's quite a mural, Elisabeth, imagine seeing that at distance, it could give you a fright!
Lisl: I did, and it did! Well, not really
  • Martine
  • France
  • 20 Jan 2017, 04:24
Superbes décorations et couleurs, j'adore.
Lisl: I was delighted to see this on the local Canal at the beginning of the year. I had never seen it before
Wow - that's unusual isn't it?
Lisl: Very much so, Elizabeth
Well, then! A bit of the Wild Wild West adorns your own rivers and canals, I see, Lisl.
Lisl: Yes, Ginnie - quite a surprise to find this one
  • Chris
  • England
  • 20 Jan 2017, 06:58
A somewhat in yer face example Lisl
Lisl: Freshly painted, I think, Chris
Bravo pour l'imagination decorative de ce bateau !
Lisl: I wonder what it is like inside, Claudine
  • Philine
  • Germany
  • 20 Jan 2017, 07:28
Hahaha- where did you find this colourful, crazy boat?
Lisl: Locally on the Kennet & Avon Canal, Philine
Makes me wonder the origin of this? Would the owner be a Native North American or just like the imagery of those times?
Lisl: I guess it was someonewho rather liked the imagery, Mary
  • jpla
  • Anjou
  • 20 Jan 2017, 11:21
Jolie trouvaille
Lisl: My local canal is a good hunting place
  • Hugh Soar
  • England
  • 20 Jan 2017, 11:28
What a splendid combination of symbolic other-world imagery and every-day pragmatism.
Lisl: Yes, isn't it, Hugh
belle deco!! amitiés
Lisl: A fine little canal boat
Certainly a most unusual looking craft, it comes complete with a pretty big solar panel I see.
Lisl: Yes - quite a few of the canal boats have them now, Brian
That is a weird looking boat Lisl
Lisl: That's only part of it, Bill!
  • Alan
  • Great Britain (UK)
  • 20 Jan 2017, 14:48
haha! Well, I suppose that mural is suitable for this setting (presumably) in the Wild West. Not very traditional but quite original.
Lisl: Very untraditional
  • Anne
  • United Kingdom
  • 20 Jan 2017, 15:15
4 horsemen of the apocalypse with backup by the look of it smile
Lisl: You could so call them, Anne
  • Anne
  • France
  • 20 Jan 2017, 17:22
Lisl: It really stood out on a dull morning, Anne
  • Louis
  • South Africa
  • 20 Jan 2017, 18:50
A solar panel to keep them warm in the British winter smile
Lisl: Quite a few of the canal boats have them now, Louis
  • Richard Trim
  • Suffolk: where the sun rises first in England
  • 20 Jan 2017, 20:42
Oh well ...[grin]
Lisl: Glad it raised a grin, Richard
Now that is a curious vessel!
Lisl: There are some quite individual people living on the canal, Tom
this is terrific artwork and i like your shot of it, Lisl.
Lisl: Yes, I admired it on a gloomy morning. Thank you, Ayush
fascinating artwork...
Lisl: Rather striking, I thought

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