• The Hidden Glow

    The Hidden Glow

    Here’s another take on yesterday’s lightbulb in a tree… I know it’s an odd image but there’s something about the glow of those filaments in their glass container, hidden behind so many leaves that really appeals to me.

  • Tree Light

    Tree Light

    How often do you see a lightbulb nestled into the branches of a tree? In my experience, not often (although tune in again tomorrow for another variation on this).

  • Golden Walls

    Golden Walls

    If you stand in just the right place, at just the right time you can see these beautiful golden walls lit up by the early morning sun in the city of Bucharest. That should also translate as: I don’t know where I was, but it was very pleasant.

  • Bucharest Time

    Bucharest Time

    Here’s another shot of the clock I found whilst exploring Bucharest.

  • Bucharest 1459

    Bucharest 1459

    As I explored the streets of Bucharest I came across several of these clocks. I’m not entirely sure if they exist for decorative purposes or if they’re supposed to be useable? You see, it definitely wasn’t almost half past four (morning or evening) when I took this photograph.

  • Spiru Haret

    Spiru Haret

    Continuing with our Romanian theme, here’s a picture of Spiru Haret (well, a picture of his statue near the university). Spiru (1851 – 1912) was a scientist and mathematician who revolutionised the education system in Romania by setting up schools for young children as well as adults.

  • Michael The Brave

    Michael The Brave

    This statue depicts one of Romania’s greatest heroes, the unifier Michael the Brave (or Mihai Pătrașcu as he was born). For the last couple of centuries he has been viewed as a symbol of Romanian unity. Born in Wallachia, he was also ruler of Moldavia and Transylvania. He marked the first time in history that…

  • Stone Guardians

    Stone Guardians

    These two muscular statues stand guard either side of an ornate gateway, somewhere in the heart of Bucharest. I’m wonder who designed and built them? Who commissioned the work? Why? When? I should probably do some research!

  • Stone Face

    Stone Face

    Looking up, I saw this slightly stern stone face staring down at me. What is he guarding?

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