One of the many water bus stops/stations in Venice.
Meals and drinks by the Grand Canal are very popular in Venice especially for dinner where it becomes very difficult to get a table! Lots of little restaurants around the Rialto Bridge though.
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! .
Something a bit different to the architectural / travel pictures lately. This was in the hotel that we stayed in Spain and I loved the children’s pool area which had these colourful and interesting slides/fountains. Though the water was so cold that you could not get in to it!
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 …
I was unlucky that the Royal Palace of Madrid was closed for an official function on the one day that I was in Madid, especially as it was one of the sights I was looking forward to seeing. But I was quite lucky that I stumbled upon a special Changing of the Guard ceremony which …
Grand Central Terminal is a hive activity with many people running around trying to get to their destinations. The only ones standing still are the tourists who gawk in awe at the immense and beautiful architecture.
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.
Did you know that even though it is an iconic symbol of New York, the Statue of Liberty (and Liberty Island) is actually located within in the state of New Jersey and surrounded by it’s waters??? Apparently, it is all complicated and involved some legal and jurisdictional disputes but it has been agreed that the …
The famous 22 story building, resembling a clothes iron, on 5th Avenue, New York, is an impressive structure. The clock is a 19 foot cast iron clock from 1909. Right opposite the building, across 5th Avenue, was the famous sandwich place called Eisenberg’s. I had their fantastic Reuben, which was out of this world!