This example of a traditional Sami turf hut is opposite the Borderlands Museum in Kirkenes, Norway.Continue reading “Sami turf hut (C201817)”
Røros in Norway was founded in 1664 as the hub of a copper mining area. No longer active as a mining centre, Røros is designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.Continue reading “Røros wall (C201816)”
Le Puy in France is perched on the top of volcanic outcrops, and Saint Michel d’Aiguilhe appears to be the most delicately balanced building in the town.Continue reading “Saint Michel d’Aiguilhe (C201815)”
Is anything as relaxing as a beautiful sunset?Continue reading “Clouds at sunset (C201814)”
The spectacular Iguazu Falls lie on the border between Argentina and Brazil.Continue reading “Iguazu Falls (C201813)”
What is a teabreak without a cup of tea? This t-card lets you design your own tea-cosy.Continue reading “Teapot (C201812)”
Sunlight catches the drops of water hanging from this spider web in Yoyogi Park, Tokyo, Japan.Continue reading “Web of autumn (C201811)”
Once the political centre of Japan, the Imperial Palace is now an oasis of calm in one of the world’s busiest cities.Continue reading “Imperial Palace (C201810)”
Each year the Chateau de Vullierens in the Vaud canton of Switzerland opens its glorious display of irises to the public.
Holgate Windmill in York, UK was built in 1770, milled grain until the 1930s and then fell into disuse.
In 2001 the volunteers of the Holgate Windmill Preservation Society began restoring the mill to working order. It is now open to the public (see their website) and once again produces flour.