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Curtea de Arges

Curtea de Arges

Milan Cathedral. Near the main entrance is a sundial, engraved with zodiac symbols, installed in 1768 by astronomers from the Accademia di Brera, placed so that it is struck by a ray of sunlight breaking through a hole in the opposite wall. On the summer solstice, the ray strikes the tongue of bronze set in the floor; on the winter solstice, the ray of light stretches out to reach the meridian.

Milan, zodiac sundial, 1768 ~ astronomers from Accademia di Brera. Summer solstice, ray strikes tongue of bronze set in the floor; winter solstice, stretches out to meridian.

Château de La Roche Courbon, France ~ known as the Sleeping Beauty's Castle, it is a elegant château with beautiful French gardens that pre-date those at Versailles. In the Charente-Maritime, the château was originally built during the 15th century, but its current style is down to Jean-Louis de Courbon who transformed it during the 17th century.

Chteau de La Roche Courbon France known as the Sleeping Beautys Castle it is a elegant chteau with beautiful French gardens that pre-date those at Versailles. In the Charente-Maritime the chteau wa

Porto, Portugal. -- ANOTHER FAVORITE PLACE   - Explore the World with Travel Nerd Nici, one Country at a Time. http://TravelNerdNici.com

Porto (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈpoɾtu]), also known as Oporto in English, is the second-largest city in Portugal, after Lisbon, and one of the major urban areas in Southern Europe and the capital of second major great urban area in Portugal.

VILLNÖSS, FUNES, ITALY - Villnöß is a comune in South Tyrol in northern Italy, located about 30 km northeast of the city of Bolzano.

A perfect place to write n dream.Dream of late summer, Villnöss/Funes, Italy (by cicrico).

Venice

Saint Marks Square - Venice, Italy We've been to this place twice. There is no place as unique as Venice! Love it!

Saint Cirq  Lapopie, France

Misty dawn over Saint Cirq Lapopie, Lot Valley, Midi-Pyrenees, France © Brian Jannsen Photography

Bookstore Lello! Porto, Portugal.

Bookstore Lello! Porto, Portugal.

“Livraria Lello & Irmão” Is Possibly The Most Beautiful Bookstore In The World in Porto Portugal. They claim that JK Rowling used this staircase for inspreation in the Harry potter books

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