April Tops, Day 16: Obelisks

Obelisks were built throughout ancient Egyptian history, but they became more common during the New Kingdom. The top of an obelisk is pyramid shaped and is called pyramidion, referring to the uppermost piece or capstone of an Egyptian obelisk. For Becky’s April Squares with the subject top, here are some obelisk tops.    

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April Square Tops: Flagpoles

Looking up at the top of flagpoles in Arromanches, Normandy, France. These are the flags of the nations who participated in the D-Day invasion on the side of the Allies. Arromanches is the site of Port Winston, an artificial harbor created by the British using truck bodies and barges. You can go down on the […]

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CB&WPC: Engines

A few years ago, we took a 3-day trip to Indianapolis and a nearby town, Columbus, Indiana, which had a variety of architectural styles. Columbus has a walking tour you can take on your own to see these architectural marvels. We started out doing the tour but my husband got bored so we just wandered […]

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FOTD: Rose of Christ

When we visited Caen, France last summer, we toured its St. Peter church. Being a Catholic church, there was a carved Jesus on the cross in the front, behind the altar. I noticed something red between Jesus’ feet. I approached and saw this. This is my Good Friday contribution to Cee’s FOTD 4/10/20.

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CFFC: Roofs of Europe

The roofs in Europe are varied and interesting. So for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week with the topic of roofs, here are some European roofs. Mont St.-Michel, France Roofs with gulls Roof with window Amsterdam, Holland – These are my favorites due to their variety in architectural style. 2 views of the roofs of […]

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CB&WPC: French Roads in Black & White

The theme of Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge this week is roads. All these photos were taken on our trip to Normandy, France last June. Roll out the red carpet in Cabourg’s touristy center, lined with restaurants and shops. Entering Cabourg Village in Normandy between Arromanches & Caen Bayeux Mont St.-Michel Looking down on […]

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