Category Archives: ancient architecture

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  

Thursday’s Special: Pick a Word in December

It is time for another of Paula’s Pick a Word themed challenges and it is the last one this year. As usual you get five words to choose from:   sagacious, non-human, portrayal, remains, stellar. I am, as many of you might guess, choosing Remains….. Acouple

Thursday’s Special: Pick a Word in December

It is time for another of Paula’s Pick a Word themed challenges and it is the last one this year. As usual you get five words to choose from:   sagacious, non-human, portrayal, remains, stellar. I am, as many of you might guess, choosing Remains….. Acouple

The Glow of Autumn

A couple of late autumn images from nearly a decade ago…I was amazed to note the dates on these (2008), I really hadn’t thought it was so long ago… A faint glow of early evening sun on the stones of

The Glow of Autumn

A couple of late autumn images from nearly a decade ago…I was amazed to note the dates on these (2008), I really hadn’t thought it was so long ago… A faint glow of early evening sun on the stones of