Reading the map

A tourist couple decide what to see next during their visit to the island of Burano in the Venetian lagoon.

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Candid

Beware of low-flying motorbikes

There’s a bikers’ hotel in the nearby village of Bussière-Poitevine. With this sign hanging from the wall, it’s hard to miss

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Signs

M is for Mercedes

They do like their classic cars around here:

Posted in response to Cee’s Black and White Photo Challenge: the letter M or N

Wooden walkway, Burano

A covered wooden walkway on the island of Burano, in the Venetian lagoon.

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Things Made From Wood

Lift your eyes towards the heavens

The eye-level architecture was impressive enough, but where could it be more appropriate and rewarding to look up than in a church like this one in Azay-le-Ferron?

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Open Topic

A mighty chandelier

This enormous and ornate crystal chandelier hangs from the ceiling of the Grand Mosque in Muscat, the capital of the Sultanate of Oman

Posted in response to Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Lighting

First Communion

Traditionally, when girls took their first communion in the Roman Catholic church they would wear ornately decorated white lace head-dresses such as this example:

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