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The Torre del Oro (Tower of Gold) in Seville taken in 2011 from the Guadalquivir River. Built in the 13th Century it was erected by the Almohad Caliphate originally as a watchtower and was later to become a prison during the Middle Ages.
With the Olympic Games drawing to a close, it has certainly been a golden event for Team GB with 27 Gold Medals. To honour this amazing feat here are a random selection of photos with a golden hue. From top to bottom – Segovia Cathedral Spain, Monk Laos, Eiffel Tower, Hotel Baron Aleppo, Palmyra Syria, […]
The church at Trun near St Moritz, Switzerland.
Following on the Olympic theme, I was fortunate enough to be working at Eton Dorney the entire week of the Olympic rowing. When I say working, I actually spent most of my time watching the races and taking photographs. This is a photo that I took of two patriotic Brits who were there for the […]
Today’s photo is from my recent train travels in Switzerland. I will regale more on the spectacular journeys soon, but this photo was taken as we approached Visp from Zermatt. I cannot imagine traversing these bridges by any means whatsoever! To drive across would be terrifying and I am sure that if I walked across […]
Another reason besides the wonderful artwork that Musee D’Orsay is my favourite gallery in Paris is the building itself. It is housed on the Rive Gauche of La Seine in the old Paris to Orleans railway station. Many of the original features of the grand building have been retained, most notably the incredible clock and the […]
Following on from Friday’s photo taken in Bratislava, here is another statue of the revered Danish writer Hans Christian Andersen. This one was taken in his snowy home city of Copenhagen in February 2011, where his likeness sits gazing across the street to the entrance of the famous Tivoli Gardens.