Category Archives: Ruins

Y is for Ystwyth Valley

As with X, a dearth of Ys, too. But I do have the Ystwyth Valley (OK, in Welsh this is actually Cwmystwyth – but I need a Y, see?) So, back to the Ystwyth valley… according to Wikipedia, “Silver, lead

Y is for Ystwyth Valley

As with X, a dearth of Ys, too. But I do have the Ystwyth Valley (OK, in Welsh this is actually Cwmystwyth – but I need a Y, see?) So, back to the Ystwyth valley… according to Wikipedia, “Silver, lead

R is for Rasnov

Rasnov is a ruined fortress in Transylvania, Romania. It was founded by the Teutonic Knights around 1225. It sits on a hilltop covered in fir trees, overlooking the town of the same name. It is in a stunning location –

R is for Rasnov

Rasnov is a ruined fortress in Transylvania, Romania. It was founded by the Teutonic Knights around 1225. It sits on a hilltop covered in fir trees, overlooking the town of the same name. It is in a stunning location –

O is for Oybin

For O I shall go for Oybin. Oybin is a municipality in the district Görlitz, in Saxony, Germany, located very close to the border of the Czech Republic. (Wikipedia) We went over a decade ago, travelling from Zittau to Oybin

O is for Oybin

For O I shall go for Oybin. Oybin is a municipality in the district Görlitz, in Saxony, Germany, located very close to the border of the Czech Republic. (Wikipedia) We went over a decade ago, travelling from Zittau to Oybin

C takes us to Craco Vecchia

Not everyone’s taste, but for lovers of the long deserted, the abandoned, the atmospheric ruin…this was the place for me First sighting – the old town appears, rising up from the scrubby, olive-tree dotted plain: We drive closer, and park

C takes us to Craco Vecchia

Not everyone’s taste, but for lovers of the long deserted, the abandoned, the atmospheric ruin…this was the place for me First sighting – the old town appears, rising up from the scrubby, olive-tree dotted plain: We drive closer, and park

Agrigento

It appears there is an April A to Z challenge, so I shall have a rummage through my archives to come up with suitable images from places I have visited….may have to bend my own rules for some of the

Agrigento

It appears there is an April A to Z challenge, so I shall have a rummage through my archives to come up with suitable images from places I have visited….may have to bend my own rules for some of the

One Word Sunday: Devastation

Here goes for a super late entry for last week (looks pretty desolate to me): Linked to One Word Sunday at Debs’ here

One Word Sunday: Devastation

Here goes for a super late entry for last week (looks pretty desolate to me): Linked to One Word Sunday at Debs’ here

Traces of the Past Y4 03

I know I have posted this one of Scotney Castle before, but this was such an example of all the elements coming together…. I was still able to walk a reasonable distance back then, I arrived just as the sun

Traces of the Past Y4 03

I know I have posted this one of Scotney Castle before, but this was such an example of all the elements coming together…. I was still able to walk a reasonable distance back then, I arrived just as the sun

Black & White Sunday: Traces of the Past Y3 08

I can never remember what I have posted for Traces of the Past, which usually involves trawling through the archives….so here’s hoping this one hasn’t been seen before!  ~Actually, I know it hasn’t, because I have just had to do

Black & White Sunday: Traces of the Past Y3 08

I can never remember what I have posted for Traces of the Past, which usually involves trawling through the archives….so here’s hoping this one hasn’t been seen before!  ~Actually, I know it hasn’t, because I have just had to do