Almudaina Palace 8Palma Mallorca Empty Chairs

Empty Chairs 2: Almudaina Palace.

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 Read more…

RUFFORD: Great Hall, Lancashire, 1530, 16th century, timber tudor medieval monochrome Black&White Challenge

RUFFORD OLD HALL: Built of Wood in the 16th Century

Rufford: The Great Hall Rufford Old Hall is a National Trust Property in Rufford, Lancashire. Built in 1530 for Sir Robert Hesketh, only the Great Hall (pictured here) survives from the original structure.   Like many places in this part of Lancashire, Rufford Hall has its fair share of ghosts. Read more…

Castelo São Jorge lisbon red door entrance

LISBON: Red Doors in Castelo São Jorge.

 Red Doors in St George’s Castle. Castelo de São Jorge (Saint George’s Castle) is a Moorish castle occupying a commanding hilltop overlooking the historic centre of the Portuguese city of Lisbon and Tagus River. The strongly fortified citadel dates from medieval period of Portuguese history. –wiki. What Wikipedia doesn’t tell Read more…

Lantern in St Publius Square Mdina Malta Silent City monochrome

A Stroll around Mdina in Monochrome

Which way around Mdina? Let’s take the monochrome route! This week I’m opting for Black & White images for Cee’s Which Way Photo Challenge. I’m also still working on images from 16th century Mdina, Malta’s Silent City. The narrow streets and bright, albeit intermittent, midday sunshine were a challenging combination Read more…

Mdina: Green Doors Silent city malta

Which Way around the Silent City of Mdina?

Mdina: The Silent City Mdina is one of Europe’s finest examples of an ancient walled city and extraordinary in its mix of medieval and baroque architecture. The history of Mdina traces back more than 4000 years. According to tradition it was here that in 60 A.D. that the Apostle St. Paul Read more…

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