Empty Chairs in the Royal Palace. The Royal Palace of La Almudaina in Palma. Originally built as an Arab fortress, the palace became the official residence of the Mallorcan Royal Family at the beginning of the 14th Century under the reign of King Jaume II. Nowadays, during the annual summer holidays of the Spanish Royal Read more about Empty Chairs 2: Almudaina Palace.[…]
50 Shades of Pink in Palma. On our last day in the wonderful old centre of Palma, Mallorca, we spotted this cul-de-sac and just had to wander down to investigate. There is nothing remarkable about this narrow street. Its charm lies in the fact that, whilst it is unique, it is so typical of Palma Read more about Palma: In the Pink Corner.[…]
HOUSES: A selection of monochrome images of houses dating from the 14th century…….. ………..up to the late 19th century: Old houses which have fallen into ruin… ….. some older houses which have been well-preserved: All these and more can be found in the gallery below: (Please click on any image to view full-size Read more about HOUSES: From 14th to 19th Centuries.[…]
Knaresborough Castle Knaresborough Castle in Yorkshire stands high on a cliff above the River Nidd. The castle was first built by a Norman baron in c. 1100 on a cliff above the River Nidd. There is documentary evidence dating from 1130 referring to works carried out at the castle by Henry I. In the 1170s Hugh Read more about KNARESBOROUGH: A 12th Century Castle[…]
Indoor Walkways. Everything from a stairway built for the Knights Templar in a 16th century fort….. ……to an ultra-modern escalator in a shopping centre…. and a few things in-between. Please click on any image to view full-size or for a slideshow: To see more walkways, visit Cee’s Black & White Challenge.