Whimsy from Around the World

Some whimsy from around the world.

A flying pig decorates a roof in the artist Monet’s town of Giverny, France.
A flying pig whimsically decorates a roof in Giverny, France Whimsical Steam Punk Bird in the Antwerp train stationWhimsical Art in Antwerp Train StationWindow grate featuring a fanciful two-tailed mermaid in a window in the village of Portmeirion, a town in Wales that is basically one gigantic ‘folly’.  Window grating featuring a fanciful two-tailed Mermaid in the village of Portmeirion, WalesDutch houses manage to be cute despite being all foursquare and made of brick, thanks to touches of whimsy such as these colourful shutters adorning a building in Edam. Colourful shutters adorn a building in Edam, HollandA cast-iron ‘nibbling squirrel’ bench at the Morecambe railway station in England.A cast-iron squirrel bench at the Morecambe railway station in EnglandBenches are the perfect size for a touch of whimsey but I’m not sure how comfortable I’d be sitting on this one with this bird in Mexico City!Mexico takes the cake for fanciful benches like this bird bench in Mexico CityVarberg in Sweden shouts out its name and crest in this whimsical sculpture by the seashore. Varberg in Sweden shouts out its name and crest in this whimsical sculpture by the seashoreA corroded cow in Bangkok, Thailand.Bangkok Corroded CowA copper gargoyle cheekily sits atop a theatre in Aarhus, Denmark. A copper gargoyle cheekily sits atop a building in Aarhus, Denmark‘Slug Crossing’ sign in the North Vancouver forest. 'Slug Crossing' sign in the North Vancouver forestMore of Nancy Merrill’s a Photo a Week Challenge: Whimsical

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