The arcades under the Town Hall. Cobblestones were used long time ago but nowadays when historical buildings are renovated, similar stones are used to bring back the atmosphere of times long gone. The only one who sometimes complains is the lady in high heels – it takes a skill to walk on them without spraining … More Brzeg – Arcades in the Old Town
The entrance to the castle is a masterpiece of masonry, as you had the chance to see in my last post. Carved in stone on the other side of the portal are the emblems of the family and on the central pilar their faces look down at the passing of time and people.
The entrance gate to the castle in Brzeg is one big masterpiece of masonry. Some pieces start on the bottom and reach to second or third story. Others tell their tales horizontally. I am always amazed at the skill of these craftsmen – how they could create scenes that reflect life and emotion out of … More Brzeg – The Texture of Art – WPC
My contribution to Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge – Fire Truck, Fire Houses, Fire Hydrant.
Without the doubt photography is the number one satisfying endeavor for me. Every time and always. Close on a second position is sewing – not only it is equally artistic, but it has the added bonus of handling beautiful fabric. But for this challenge I chose yet another, much more rare pursuit of mine – … More WPC / Satisfying Challenge
Let us continue our tour of the castle in Brzeg. We have started it somewhat upside down – with the place of the last “sleep” of the royal family. But however elabotate their funeral arrangements might have been, this was only a short episode in their lives. Today I want to show you how the … More Brzeg – The Royal Attire
Let’s continue our walk through Brzeg, the residence of the last Piasts. We will start in the underground crypt ( in fact a series of crypts ) where the remains of them are preserved. You may wonder why I want to show you a bunch of old coffins. It is because these coffins in themselves … More Brzeg – Princely Coffins
I am back from my extended vacation in Poland. It was simply wonderful to visit my country again, travel all around it, see familiar and new places, spend so much time with my family and friends, eat excellent food, and collect new experiences and new photographs that enrich my memory. Now I want to share … More Brzeg – The Castle of Silesian Piasts