Category Archive: UNESCO World Heritage Site

From our journey to the edge of the Roman Empire

The picture above is taken on what once the edge was the Roman Empire at Chesters in Northern England where an cavalry regiment with 500 horses and their riders from northern Spain served… Continue reading

Serene nature

  A serene picture of the photogenic Sycamore Gap at Steel Rigg in Northumberland, England. it is a part of Hadrian´s Wall built by the Romans almost 2000 years ago. A film starring Kevin… Continue reading

The structure of rain

    The pattern structure of rain on iron pollars in downtown Malmö. I share this post with The Daily Post´s weekly Photography Challenge: Structure.   

Stonehenge

    Beautiful texture on the ancient stones at Stonehenge. I share this post with The Daily Post´s weekly Photography Challenge: Texture.   

Street textures

  It is an art to lay the paving stones like this. The lid on the street has a beautiful texture as well. I share this post with The Daily Post´s weekly Photography Challenge:… Continue reading

Order

When you have a large empire to rule you need to have order and a standard layout was used on most forts in the Roman empire, adapted of course to the place where… Continue reading

Lanercost Priory

Lanercost Priory in Cumbria in England is built of stones from Hadrian´s wall nearby in 1166. Why waste energy to quarry new stones when you have stones already? Most of the priory was… Continue reading

The serene mystery of Stonehenge

Stonehenge is an eternal mystery on earth. Why was it built and by whom? What purpose was it meant to serve? More than a million people from all around the world visit Stonehenge… Continue reading

From the edge of the Roman Empire

On  the edge of the Roman Empire at Chesters in Northern England an cavalry regiment with 500 horses and their riders from northern Spain served to guard the Roman Empire from the barbarians… Continue reading

Three pines / Tre julgranar

English text below the Swedish text. Tre julgranar från tre olika länder, Finland, Estland och Sverige, alla av den typ som kallas för riktiga Disney-granar, stora med massvis av ljus. Three pines as christmas trees… Continue reading