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Palazzo del Refugio, details from the 1750’s.

Details from Via Ricasoli, the shopping street.

Details from the San Marco gate, 1840.


Óbidos, meu amor!

During our stay in Peniche last weekend we visited a small town nearby called Óbidos and it was so beautiful! My friend Signe has been there a couple of times before because she has travelled a lot in Portugal with her family and now she wanted to show me as well. 361 more words


Lady in red

Spring is a popular time for photo shoots at the Yuan Dynasty City Wall Park in Beijing. The trees are in full bloom, and when the wind blows, white and pink petals float down on the heads of passers-by. 52 more words


China #Part 3 Xi'an

(28th -29th March)

Our train left Beijing at 17.55 and took around 14 hours to get to Xi’an.
Six of us shared a cabin, I took the bottom bunk, in case I slept walked or fell off. 628 more words


Xi'an - the City Wall

3/14 – Another Xi’an morning – if only we could see the sun… Here’s the view out our hotel window. Xi’an is even more polluted than Beijing – yuck! 277 more words


Monochrome Monday: Torres de Serranos

Torres de Serranos used to be one of the gates of the old medieval city wall surrounding Valencia (Spain). The gate was built in the 14th centuries with defensive function, however in late 15th century, its function changed to a prison for the elites who committed crimes. 229 more words

Monochrome Monday