Golden Door / CFFC

The door to the Baptisterium San Giovanni in Florence. The size and radiance is overwhelming when standing at the foot of it. Each rectangle depicts a biblical scene. The door is located at the side of the building where the sun does not reach and yet the amount of gold reflects the sun off the … More Golden Door / CFFC

Catania’s Doors

How fortunate that in our walk through the streets of Catania I have paid attention to doors and windows. My strolls were usually in the noon-ish hours of the day, so most doors were shut and shutters closed. Mid-day heat in July is something to be reckoned with so no wonder people were careful to … More Catania’s Doors

Catania Neighborhood

A short walk  – around a few blocks – reveals the uniqueness of Catania neighborhood. The architecture has the warm feel of the Mediterranean countries. It is July and the temperatures rise to over 100 degrees Fahrenheit by the middle of the day. Sicilians seem unaffected by it,  without the need to drink a lot … More Catania Neighborhood

Old Cottage Doors

This photograph was taken somewhere in Poland during one of my travels. Even though it is falling apart it retains its charm and memory of past beauty. Thursday Doors – March 10.