Category Archives: Architecture

MM 4-09 Looking Up at the World Trade Center

After our trip to Spain and Portugal last month we flew to New York City and stayed there for four days before flying the rest of the way home. We walked around the city a lot and one day visited … Continue reading

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MM 3-39 The John Knox House on Edinburgh’s Royal Mile

We were wandering along the High Street portion of Edinburgh’s Royal Mile one day last Spring when we came across the John Knox House and Museum. This shot will be my entry to this week’s Monochrome Madness Challenge. Click on … Continue reading

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MM 3-28 View from the Piazzzetta

We spent four days in Venice during our three-week trip to northern Italy in 2009 and walked from our hotel near the Rialto Bridge to Piazza San Marco several times. This shot is the view across the Venetian lagoon from … Continue reading

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Visiting the Scottish National Portrait Gallery

The UK’s National Portrait Gallery was established in 1856 as an art gallery to house portraits of historical figures in British History. In 1896 it moved to its present location on Trafalgar Square in London. Well, when we visited Edinburgh … Continue reading

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MM 3-13: A Church in Glass in Glasgow

The Metropolitan Cathedral Church of St Andrew’s stands proudly on the north bank of the River Clyde in Glasgow. It also stands right next to an all-glass office building and I took a picture of this building with the cathedral’s … Continue reading

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MM 2 – 52: Closeup

Leanne Cole has chosen Closeup to be the theme for this week’s Monochrome Madness Challenge which also happens to be the final week of the second year of this challenge.  For my entry this week I have decided to submit … Continue reading

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The Passion Facade of La Sagrada Familia

Of the three facades of La Sagrada Familia only The Nativity Facade was completed during Gaudi’s lifetime. The famous Catalan artist Josep Maria Subirachs was appointed in 1986 to provide the sculptures for the Passion Facade and he accepted on … Continue reading

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