Posts about village


One of the joys of a holiday on the Mediterranean coast is finding small villages, hidden away amongst the folds of the coast, and the special places therein. Although I didn’t know it when I took this photo, there’s an excellent, if tiny, restaurant beneath the gazebo in the centre of this photo. Frequented by […]

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San Gimignano, Tuscany

The oldest of the towers in this medieval Italian village date back to the twelfth century. The 45 towers, of varying height, are some of the few remaining examples from the period in the region, making the village famous across the world.

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Alpine Festival, Lenk

Mum and Dad were with us in Switzerland a couple of weeks ago, and we visited Lenk – in the mountains above the Simmental valley – to see the alpine festival.

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Diversion to Leadhills

We took a diversion off the motorway to explore the wintry countryside and came across the highest village in Scotland, buried in snow.

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Göschenen, canton Uri

Just below the Gotthard Pass, looking like a little model. I also have a high resolution version of this, made up of nine 10 mpx images, which I can’t wait to get printed.

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