Juxtaposition

How about something from the 20th century, the 18th century and the 1st century in the same photo? If you travel to places like Segovia, Spain, that’s not hard to come by. The Roman aqueduct that dominates that photo is the oldest structure seen here, though it is in amazingly good shape – especially since…

Arches Gone Wild!

Today’s post features a detail photo of some of the stone work in the Cathedral in Seville, Spain. Why “Wild” in the title? As you will see in Monday’s post, the Roman arch was round and utilitarian. A thousand years later someone in western Europe decided to enhance the look a little. And the so-called…