Seas of Red

I love the contrasting red. The stream of poppies commemorates WWI;

Travel with Intent

-Look Up, Look Down Challenge, Week 62

Every Thursday, I publish a post containing photo(s) taken from above or below, and invite you to join in the challenge by posting your own photos with an up or down perspective.

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This week, I’m sharing the views from my visit earlier this week to see the poppies at the Tower of London.

The Tower is now encircled by a mass of ceramic red poppies, with one poppy for every British and Commonwealth military fatality during World War 1.

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This incredible art installation, Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red, marks one hundred years since the first full day of Britain’s involvement in the First World War.

888,246 ceramic poppies sweep down the walls and fill the moat below.

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The shiny, red poppies have been created by ceramic artist Paul Cummins and his team of potters, using techniques which were utilised by potters during the First…

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