Category Archives: ancient architecture

Bridge

An old one for this….probably my favourite bridge, strictly speaking an aqueduct – the Pont du Gard near Remoulins in Provence, a truly majestic site. This image, taken in the evening light, was scanned from a transparency taken in 1989

Bridge

An old one for this….probably my favourite bridge, strictly speaking an aqueduct – the Pont du Gard near Remoulins in Provence, a truly majestic site. This image, taken in the evening light, was scanned from a transparency taken in 1989

Perspective (14) – What the Romans Saw

Well, just one tiny part of their empire. As I have never been to Rome (yes, really…..the closest I got was Fiumcino airport), I thought I would show the interior walkway through another coliseum type thing (at Nimes) – Linked

Perspective (14) – What the Romans Saw

Well, just one tiny part of their empire. As I have never been to Rome (yes, really…..the closest I got was Fiumcino airport), I thought I would show the interior walkway through another coliseum type thing (at Nimes) – Linked

Far from home…

In another world….I was trying to find an old post I did on some ruins in Virginia Water, and even had fellow bloggger Margaret on the fruitless search….I must have imagined posting After all, it is a decade ago that

Far from home…

In another world….I was trying to find an old post I did on some ruins in Virginia Water, and even had fellow bloggger Margaret on the fruitless search….I must have imagined posting After all, it is a decade ago that

One Word Sunday: Overlap

How’s this for a bit of overlap? I was looking out from one of the rooms in the Real Alcazar and it appeared that all the columns in the courtyard were layering over each other from that angle: Linked to

One Word Sunday: Overlap

How’s this for a bit of overlap? I was looking out from one of the rooms in the Real Alcazar and it appeared that all the columns in the courtyard were layering over each other from that angle: Linked to

One Word Sunday: Layered

A couple of images with layers – here some layers of windows long past their best: This image below I have shown before, to demonstrate the layers of new above old at Matera, in Basilicata, Italy…. Linked to One Word

One Word Sunday: Layered

A couple of images with layers – here some layers of windows long past their best: This image below I have shown before, to demonstrate the layers of new above old at Matera, in Basilicata, Italy…. Linked to One Word

October Squares: Lines (17)

Time to trawl the archives – here are some wonderful lines on the arches of the Mezquita in Córdoba: Linked to October Squares at Becky’s here

October Squares: Lines (17)

Time to trawl the archives – here are some wonderful lines on the arches of the Mezquita in Córdoba: Linked to October Squares at Becky’s here

Azorean ruin

Jo’s walk today had me thinking about when I spent a very brief time on Sáo Miguel, and visited Sete Cidades. As we travelled in the coach, my eye was taken by the aqueduct (Muro das Nove Janelas) that Jo shows

Azorean ruin

Jo’s walk today had me thinking about when I spent a very brief time on Sáo Miguel, and visited Sete Cidades. As we travelled in the coach, my eye was taken by the aqueduct (Muro das Nove Janelas) that Jo shows

I remember it as if it were yesterday / 13

The Pont du Gard, near Remoulins in Provence- I first saw it in spring, 1982, when I visited my parents when they were holidaying  in France.  Many years before, my father had told me about a bridge with no railings

I remember it as if it were yesterday / 13

The Pont du Gard, near Remoulins in Provence- I first saw it in spring, 1982, when I visited my parents when they were holidaying  in France.  Many years before, my father had told me about a bridge with no railings