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Wallace Monument

Wallace Monument

Das Wallace Monument ist ein 67 m hoher vierkantiger Turm, welcher 1869 bei Stirling zum Gedenken an William Wallace errichtet wurde.

Der im neugotischen Stil erbaute Turm befindet sich 1,5 km nordöstlich von Stirling auf dem Berg Abbey Craig an der Straße nach Dunbley. 467 more words

Artworks Scotland

The first

Monument to Robert Gray the first bishop of Cape Town at the top end of the St George’s Mall in the city centre.

There was attempt to hack my Gmail account and Chrome has currently blocked my access to it.   26 more words


:: Saint Francis of Assisi Church :2:

The main entrance of the church faces the lake and the ‘posterior’ façade is covered in glazed tiles painted by Cândido Portinari. The church was the first to be listed as heritage in 1947. 33 more words

Picture of the Day: Perfectly Framed

Photograph by Diego Delso, Wikimedia Commons, CC-BY-SA 4.0

Seen here is the stunning Taj Mahal, perfectly framed by this nearby archway and captured by… 171 more words


The ruins of Argos - report of a visit

Today was the first day of my big Peloponnesian adventure. My main goal is to spend a couple of days at both Messene and Corinth, two sites that I’m focussing on in my research as case-studies because a real wealth of Roman period material has been found at both sites. 1,575 more words

Ancient History

:: Saint Francis of Assisi Church

Though the design is modern, Niemeyer suggested elements of the colonial architecture: the characteristic Baroque curves; the trellis to make the bell tower ‘lighter’; the vault ceiling; the blue and white tiles decorating some walls. 40 more words

April Showers Bring...

…winter wheat.
In my world, April showers bring May winter wheat.

People, just about this time tomorrow my flight will be landing in Manhappiness. (otherwise known as Manhattan, KS, if your relationship isn’t on nickname level yet.) 447 more words