We may be tempted to think that since castles are rather rough looking structures, they would be devoid of unnecessary decorations. Yet that is usually not the case. I find that the human spirit is undaunted and seeks to improve and beautify its surroundings with any means available. In Chateau de Chillon I found many … More Chateau de Chillon – Adornments of Life
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
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
It would be my contribution to Norm’s Thursday Doors – March 31, 2016., but alas, I was too late.
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.
This door is a part of larger barn door which you can see here. My contribution to Thursday Doors – March 3. There you can click on the blue bar to see what others have posted.
Doors are one of my favorite architectural elements. Often their texture, shape, and flaking paint makes them unique and almost separate from the buildings to which they belong. This friendly set standing side by side resides permanently in Gliwice, Poland. If architectural parts of buildings are close to your heart as well, visit Red Barn Door, … More Blue and Green Doors
Pennsylvania country roads. I am driving past this barn once every week. I always hesitate to stop at the side of the road and just take pictures of other people’s property. I always feel I should at least ask permission. Well, this time I did not, just stopped for a moment and took this photograph. … More Red Barn Door