Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Skywatching in Burbank

Portal of the Folded Wings Shrine to Aviation
  Valhalla Memorial Park Cemetery - Burbank, California








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28 comments:

Gaelyn said...

How perfectly appropriate to see an aerial shrine against that deep blue sky.

Clytie said...

I agree with Gaelyn - a perfect setting!

Sylvia K said...

We all agree! It is the perfect setting and such gorgeous skies they are! Love that rich blue! Again, have a beautiful weekend!

Sylvia

Stephanie said...

The monument looks huge. I hope you did not have to walk far to reach this place. Good shot of the airplane.

Have a great weekend Dianne!

Betsy from Tennessee said...

HI Diane, What were you doing in California? Vacation? What a fabulous place.. Your pictures are great. They are perfect for Skywatch.

Thanks for sharing such beauty.
Hugs,
Betsy

cieldequimper said...

What an extraordinary monument! Oh and that sky!

rainfield61 said...

Wednesday sky is beautiful.

Elettra said...

Large monument in memory of the fallen airmen

Tracy said...

What a beautiful place. I have never seen it but think I must on my next trip.

Boonie S said...

Thanks for sharing your amazing photos.

All the best, Boonie

DoanLegacy said...

Beautiful structure with amazing details, and gorgeous blue sky!

Arti said...

Looks fabulous.. Great architecture and very well sculpted!!
First time to your blog and I enjoyed my stay here:)

'Tsuki said...

This is such a impressive monument... Stunning ! And your pictures are so great... A real pleasure for the eyes...

Rajesh said...

Beautiful monument. The carvings are amazing.

Tricia said...

Great views & blues!!!

EG Wow said...

I very much like the architecture of the shrine and the sky.

Rune - Norway said...

Nice pictures, it was a great building!

uberrhund said...

That really IS a lovely cemetery. Great shots. We must have traded states this week, my photo is of AZ !

Martha Z said...

A very interesting shrine and I like the capture of the Southwest jet. A fitting choice.

Trish ~ ♥ ~ said...

fine looking shine, a fitting memorial

Liz said...

Fabulous photos!

Liz @ A Simple Life

KaHolly said...

I see that it's all been said. I liked how your final picture was a shot of the plane through the structure.

BraCom (Bram) said...

Beautiful SkyWatch posting!
thank you for sharing this beautiful photo work


Happy SWF! Have a good weekend,

Regards, Bram

My SkyWatch on WordPress

Seen on Sky Watch Friday, Season 4, Episode 16

Grace said...

Fabulous!

Happy Skywatch Friday!

I'm far, far away from Burbank, Cal., so intriqued by this architecture of the " Portal of the Golden Wings" that I googled for more info.
I'd love to see the interior dome's star design, plaque to Amelia Earhart, and the lovely mosiac exterior as a close up photo.

Thanks for sharing!

Prospero said...

Fascinating structure, Diane. A unique building.

Ann said...

Did the plane make a U turn?

The old building looks like an old temple.

betchai said...

beautiful structure and contrast with the blue sky Diane.

Self Sagacity said...

The details are amazing. Love how it's just the frame too. Sometimes it could be too much of a good thing, this is just the right amount.