Category Archives: ancient architecture

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

Lens-artist’s Photo Challenge #35: Architecture

I was not sure where I was going to go with this one, after seeing Amy’s wonderful images of Macchu Picchu, and then Tina’s images also from ancient worlds of Petra, Ankor Wat and Akko and The Great Wall of

Lens-artist’s Photo Challenge #35: Architecture

I was not sure where I was going to go with this one, after seeing Amy’s wonderful images of Macchu Picchu, and then Tina’s images also from ancient worlds of Petra, Ankor Wat and Akko and The Great Wall of

One / 175

A shady street in Oporto, just back from the riverside. Light was coming in from the side further up the street, and nicely illuminating one man taking time out…. I just love those tall, narrow streets full of character.

One / 175

A shady street in Oporto, just back from the riverside. Light was coming in from the side further up the street, and nicely illuminating one man taking time out…. I just love those tall, narrow streets full of character.

Darkness and Light

I could have used the image I showed in a recent post, but no, I did have others to use. Here’s one from the marvellous Glendalough: Linked to Paula’s Thursday’s Special here  

Darkness and Light

I could have used the image I showed in a recent post, but no, I did have others to use. Here’s one from the marvellous Glendalough: Linked to Paula’s Thursday’s Special here