A break from the Atomium images – found these pretty flowers in a little pond whilst walking around the area.
Still on the Atomium, this time a close up view with the lights on. The LED were installed as part of the renovations in 2006. The lights came on relatively late, around 10:30 pm. Though there were very few people around, you could hear a collective and appreciative "wow" when it was lit up.
Constructed as a key attraction for the 1958 World Fair, it was an amazing engineering and construction achievement. featuring the fastest elevator and longest escalator at that time. It was planned to be dismantled after the fair but it was such a popular feature that it was left standing year on year. However, over the …
This is the dome of the Church of St Francis of Assisi in Prague, shot from the top of Charles Tower Bridge. The church was built in the late 17th Century and that cupola is actually 40 meters tall! .
The famous Charles Bridge in Prague, Czech Republic is a very busy place! I was on it just after dawn but even at that time, there were quite a number of people on it, especially a few Asian couples doing wedding / engagement shoots. Seems like the bridge is a popular spot for that kind …
Taken from the top of the Old Town Hall building in Prague, Czech Republic.
The intricate detail of the sculptures and artwork on this facade can only be appreciated in person as this image neither portrays the workmanship nor the grandeur of this structure. This facade was what Gaudi personally supervised and most of the work was complete before his untimely death in 1926. The 4 columns are bell …
A beautiful and glorious sun sets among the trees of the Sabatini Gardens and casts an orange glow on the impressive Royal Palace of Madrid.
A lone fisherman sits in awe and appreciation of a beautiful sunrise on benalmadena beach in Costa Del Sol, Spain.
Another shot of the 5th Avenue clock and the Flatiron building in New York. The clock was a landmark for the Fifth Avenue Building which is now the Toy Center, a complex of buildings that now are hub for toy manufacturers and distributors in the US.