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Thursday, 14 January 2010

The Big Pole

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? It's - not Superman!
This very tall "pole" stands outside T4 which is the terminal for Tiger Airways, one of our budget airlines which has been operating since March 2007. T4 was the former terminal for Virgin Blue (another of our budget airlines) when they first came into operation back in 2000.

11 comments:

Cezar and Léia said...

It's a different tower!A little bit fancy! LOL
And wow what a beautiful blue sky, it's a perfect contrast with the orange tiger tower! :)
hugs
Léia

Rob and Mandy said...

Oh... And I thought it was some secret symbol of Melbourne's secret nickname, as in Big Apple...

J Bar said...

I noticed the colourful paint job on this water tower at the airport when I was down in Melbourne recently. It looks quite good even if it is just a big billboard now. We have a similar water tower near Sydney airport that looks quite ugly as grey concrete. I featured it in a post on my blog called Tempe, Cooks River.
Sydney - City and Suburbs

brattcat said...

If this is the paint job representing Tiger Airways, I wonder how it was painted when it represented Virgin Blue.

Jacob said...

You have a great way of taking something rather ordinary (like this tower) and making it look very special.

This is a wonderful photograph!

Davine said...

My cousin and I flew to Tassie with Tiger back in October. I was so sacred I was going to end up on that airline show!! They were OK for a budget airline. I wonder if the tower is really full of water??

Autumn Belle @ KDP said...

Yes, I saw the stripes and tiger paw alright!

diane said...

A Tiger Tower. That's different.

In Three Rivers, Michigan said...

That is so strange - and unavoidable! I think it qualifies as "street art" by size alone!
Three Rivers Daily Photo

BlossomFlowerGirl said...

Cezar and Léia - There's also a matching cafe.

Rob and Mandy - Melbourne's secret nickname is - a secret.☺

J Bar - Amazing wha a coat of paint can do.

Brattcat - Probably blue and red.

Jacob - Thank you Jacob, that's kind of you to say so. I think perhaps the contrast in colour helps.

Davine - Tiger are alright to fly with, I love walking along that outdoor path getting on their planes the old fashioned way.

Autumn Belle - They certainly stand out.

Diane - Tiger Tower, I like that. Better than big pole.

Three Rivers - It's also very wide.

Cheers.

Bergson said...

like a mushroom

Melbourne Daily Photo

Hello, I created this blog because Melbourne is my city and I want people to see what a beautiful place it is. So come with me on a journey of discovery as we traverse the dining precincts, the culture, the laneways and hidden gems that make Melbourne marvellous.