Category Archives: Monuments
Medieval security, Caernarfon Castle, Wales.
Morning, first light. Winter in Agra. The Taj Mahal from across the Yamuna River.
The humble rusted metal grave marker is in stark contrast to the solid carved headstones. A rural village cemetery, west coast Ireland. The DP Weekly Photo Challenge prompt is “opposite.”
“Steam Bridge” by a Fujiko Nakaya. Bilbao Guggenheim, Nov 2011. The Daily Post weekly photo challenge is weight(less).
I admire heavy ornamentation, the mindful planning and the patience and craftmanship needed to achieve an intricate play of light and shadow. This is an architectural detail from the heavily ornate Alhambra, Granada, Spain. Ornate is the weekly photo challenge.
The symbol rich “Graveyard” at St Ives, Cornwall UK speaks of faith and tradition. Each gravemarker is symbolic of a life lost, of faith, of love, of treasured memories. The DP Weekly Photo Challenge is “Symbol.”
Dawn at the Tomb of I’timād-ud-Daulah, Agra India Symmetry for the WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge
The ruins of Tintern Abbey in Wales epitomise the enduring strength of the arch. “Arches” the travel themed photo challenge at “Where’s My Backpack.”
Ephesus is the epitome of “broken.” Earthquakes may have destroyed the fabric of the city, but it’s grandeur is in evidence everywhere you look. Ailsa at “Where’s My Backpack” has chosen broken for her weekly photo challenge theme.
Autumn sunlight refracting inside the Mezquita, Cordoba, Spain. The WP weekly photo challenge is “refraction.”