A frame is a frame…but, so much more! These two are from Spain – an empty frame and a frame in a frame.
For Cee’s challenge in black and white, she has chosen Trees. Trees are my favourites on this earth…and my pick is a piece of the forest I walk in every day. Autumn is the feeling.
Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Feathers Feathers human style – Borrowed feathers. For fashion or for tradition and feast.
Yes, why yellow walls? Driving through the north of Spain, I recognized this almost saffron colour on a great many walls in the cities and villages. Personally, I love this colour. Its warmth and connection to Africa and to the desert. In Pamplona I found this enormous Lion on such a yellow wall – Impressive […]Read Post ›
In the header, the replica in Gernika of Pablo Picasso’s Guernica – reminding us all of the 1937 bombings. His masterpiece is hanging in the Reina Sofia museum, Madrid. The Assembly House (built 1826) and the Tree of Gernika are the living symbols of the Basque People’s history. The two of them became a meeting […]Read Post ›
”I am watching your every step…” Towards Pas de Rolande, where Charlemagne’s army was ambushed after the sacking of Pamplona – celebrated in the medieval poem, Song of Roland. Along the road we met a herd of, what we believe was, Iberian wild goats. The gamey smell filled the air, and soon we saw them […]Read Post ›
Legend has it that Santo Domingo, who lived around the year 1000, was honoured for his miracles … by keeping a live cock and hen in a golden cage in the church wall. Santo Domingo de la Calzada The story tells of a German pilgrim, who rejected a local girl’s love, but then she wrongly […]Read Post ›
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