Odd Couple/36 – The lady & the Statue

This is series on couples ‚Äď street photography capturing two people ‚Äď ¬†which for lack of anything more imaginative¬†I have named the¬†Odd Couple series, when in fact they may, or may not be odd. ¬†I‚Äôll leave that to the viewer. ¬†Please click on image for a better view. Taken in Bratislava, Slovakia. ¬†For my solo series click here. Continue reading Odd Couple/36 – The lady & the Statue

Heritage

Canada, like the rest of the New World, is a country of immigrants.¬†We believe that we gain from our diversity and we continue to welcome immigrants. ¬†It’s part of our heritage.¬†¬†Morning Star illustrates the history of the land we live in from the artist‚Äôs Dene Suline perspective and expresses hope of mutual respect. ¬† Please click on image for a better view.¬†   Alex Janvier‚Äôs … Continue reading Heritage

Statues and Sculptures/9

Please click on any image for a better view. Marian columns are religious monuments usually depicting Virgin Mary on the top, and were often built in thanksgiving for the ending of a plague,¬†as a gesture of public faith.¬†This type of column¬†flourished in the Catholic countries of Europe, especially in the 17th and 18th centuries. This column is the Holy Trinity Statue in Trinity Square on … Continue reading Statues and Sculptures/9

Church/In Old Town Square

Going by google there seems to be two St. Nicholas’ Churches in Prague. ¬†One in the Old Town Square, and one in Lesser Town Square. ¬†This one is in the Old Town Square. ¬†In Czech it is¬†Chr√°m svat√©ho Mikul√°Ň°e, as opposed to¬†Kostel svat√©ho Mikul√°Ň°e in Lesser Town. ¬†Please click on any image for a better view. The following information is taken from¬†http://www.prague.eu which I’m assuming … Continue reading Church/In Old Town Square

Church/St. Mary’s, Beddgelert

St. Mary’s Church in Beddgelert, Gwynnedd, Wales – please click on any image for a better view. This site near where the Rivers Glaslyn and Colwyn meet has been a place of Christian worship since the 7th century. ¬†By 1230 the monastic community was recognized as an Augustinian Priory with a sizable church and a number of other buildings that have since disappeared. ¬† St. … Continue reading Church/St. Mary’s, Beddgelert

Walking the Walk

When I travel I like to get my feet on the ground and walk. ¬†I pick up so much more walking than driving – to go with the sights come the sounds and the smells and the hum of the atmosphere. ¬†Taking local transport is also a favourite, but¬†Ailsa’s travel theme is¬†Walking¬†so I’ll go with that. ¬† ¬†Please click on any image for a better … Continue reading Walking the Walk