Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge has the theme “all about buildings.” This week’s topic is commercial buildings or store fronts. One of the fun things about traveling is all the different types of architecture you see. So I am posting photos of a variety of architectural styles and colors from some of my recent trips.Read More CFFC: International Business
Cee continues her transportation theme in her Fun Foto Challenge with motorcycles, tricycles, and bicycles.Read More CFFC: Two- and Three-Wheels Around the World
A castle on a hill…sounds dreamy, doesn’t it? And to us modern tourists, seeing one castle after another on the Rhine River is a dream come true – we admire their beauty and their history. Castles were built not just as residences for royalty, but fortifications against invading enemies. Positioning them on hilltops above a […]Read More Castle Perspectives
If you were a bird living in a European urban environment, what would you consider desirable places to perch, or possibly even make a nest? Birds can be found everywhere, but the higher they are, the safer, perhaps. So for Day 17 of Becky’s July Squares: Perspective, I present excellent places to get a bird’s […]Read More Square Perspective: Bird on a Spire?
During our day tour of Cologne, Germany last summer, I discovered several interesting sculptures by looking up! Seeing what was above me was my perspective.Read More Square Perspective: Look Up!
Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge has the topic of half circles, arches and domes. These photos focus on arches, and were taken at Caesarea and Korazim in Israel, and at Marksburg Castle in Germany.Read More CB&WPC: Arches
Debbie’s Travel With Intent has a weekly photo challenge, One Word Sunday, and the word this week is umbrella. I tend to not have an umbrella when I need one (and do have one when it doesn’t rain after all), but I like this topic!Read More One Word Sunday: Umbrella
I haven’t been many places lately, for obvious reasons, so most of my photography the last several months has been of nature. So I dipped back into my archives of our trip to Europe last year to find some interesting specimens for Ludwig’s Monday Window challenge this week. Here are some windows in Wurzburg and […]Read More Monday Windows: Germany
The topic of Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is door/drawer/cabinet knobs & handles. Knobs and handles are things we usually take for granted, much less notice, although during this COVID-19 pandemic, we are very wary of them! How many hands have touched them and how unclean are they?! Even so, there are knobs and […]Read More CFFC: Knock, Knock!
Terri Webster Schrandt has a Sunday photo challenge, Sunday Stills. The theme this week is straight. Apartment building (Woodstock, IL) Here’s a place I’ve really been missing the last few months – the library! (Des Plaines, IL) Under these floor tiles, several hundred people were buried during the Middle Ages! (Oude Kerk, Amsterdam) Bridges: Pegasus […]Read More Sunday Stills: Getting It Straight