Tagged: Europe 2012

Fort of Breendonk, Brussels, Belgium

A badly planned day tour from Brussels resulted in my missing the visit to Fort of Breendonk. It was a good opportunity for me to see the concentration camp of the Germans.Breendonk was a...

Are These Spaceships?

Another drive by shot, taken as the 11th day of April 2012 was approaching its final moments. We were on the entry road to Paris. Sky was overcast with dark clouds and from nowhere...

Olomouc to Prague

Two drive by shots; they were taken on the way to Prague from Olomouc, Czech Republic. The canon in the first picture looked strange, probably it was kept for some kind of advertisement I...

Disneyland Ride

Big Thunder Mountain: How does that name sound to you? Probably you are wondering what that could be! It is one of the most thrilling and wildest rides in Paris Disneyland. Does the name...

Pillar Of Judgment, Strasbourg, France

Strasbourg cathedral is unique in its own way. The first conspicuous factor of its uniqueness is its single tower. During the French Revolution, some anti-religious leaders had conspired to destroy it. But it was...

Strasbourg Cathedral Door, France

This marvelous façade was built between 1277 and 1365. Such a lot of characters! It will be a huge exercise to write a book on the characters sculpted here, I wonder if anybody has...

Speyer, Germany

Speyer doesn’t sound very significant from tourism point of view, except that it has a huge Romansque cathedral dating back from 10th century listed in Unesco World Heritage site. And since we were traversing...

Heidelberg, Germany

Heidelberg Man – have you heard of him? No, he is not any famous personality of recent times. An early man, his upper jaw structure was found here in Heidelberg which is an evidence...

Facade of Reims Cathedral, France

Sharing with you here, the shots of façade of Reims Cathedral. You can see how the whole length and breadth of the structure is laden with statues. In terms of number of sculpted figures,...