cee’s fun foto challenge: wheel

navy pier

navy pier

a visit to chicago navy pier is not complete without a ride on the ferris wheel and enjoy magnificent views of the city’s skyline and lakefront panorama

my entry to cee’s fun foto challenge: wheel

navy pier ferris wheel, chicago

navy pier ferris wheel, chicago

wikipedia: the original ferris wheel, sometimes also referred to as the chicago wheel, was designed and constructed by george washington gale ferris, jr. with a height of 80.4 metres (264 ft) it was the largest attraction at the world’s columbian exposition in chicago, illinois, where it opened to the public on june 21, 1893. it was intended to rival the 324-metre (1,063 ft) eiffel tower, the centerpiece of the 1889 paris exposition.

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16 Responses to cee’s fun foto challenge: wheel

  1. Cee Neuner says:

    Now that is one big wheel 🙂 Thanks for playing.

  2. Crooked Tracks says:

    That looks like fun 🙂

  3. Amy says:

    Great photos of the big wheel, Lola! I like the first one especially.

  4. Kamila Pala says:

    Really good photo! And big wheel… 🙂 K.

  5. rommel says:

    I was there before, but I didn’t get to really “really” explore. Well, thank you for more piece of Chicago.

  6. Vivien says:

    Just perfect for the subject…there is just now way, I am riding on this wheel! Beautiful shot Wi.

    • lolaWi says:

      thanks Viv! the rise is not bad at all. it goes so slow you won’t even notice it until you’re on the top. let’s go sometime! it should be fun 🙂

  7. Vivien says:

    correction: no way….hehehe

  8. Imelda says:

    What a wheel. perfect! 🙂

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