My take….for what it's worth
Kings Bastion

Is this man a murderous dwarf or goblin…….? No of course not. But it made me laugh when I found one explanation for ‘red cap’ on Wikipedia. This is in fact quite a normal tourist walking past a commemorative plaque on the Kings Bastion Wall…

Red Cap.

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Come the Revolution….. This suspension bridge connects the city of Lisbon in Portugal to the municipality of Almada on the left (south) bank of the Tejo river. It was opened on August 6th 1966 and a train platform was added in 1999. Similar in design…

The 25th April Bridge.

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That’s 1907 if you were wondering….. Yes MCMVII on this picture is the Roman number for the year this building was constructed. Cartegena is home to numerous Art Nouveau buildings from early 20th century, when the Bourgeoisie settled down in the city due to the…

City Hall.

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Defending the Rock….. This is part of the Kings Bastion fortification in Gibraltar. This according to Wikipedia – ‘It played a crucial role in defending The Rock during the Great Siege of Gibraltar. In more recent history the bastion was converted into a generating station…

Kings Bastion.

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The Desert Look….. I’ve processed this to give it a sort of Lawrence of Arabia look. This building was next to the cathedral which I featured here. The feel of this picture definitely portrays the temperature we were feeling on this day! Image Information: Date…

Palma #2.

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Ice Cold In….. On this particular day it was very hot in Palma de Mallorca. So much so we were forced to sit underneath where you see the roof grill, and slowly drink an ice-cold Guinness. Honestly, it’s the law. This Cathedral was the view…

Palma #1.

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The other Cathedral….. Not to be confused with the Sagrada Familia, this is Barcelona Cathedral situated in Pla de la Seu. We had been wandering in no particular direction when we found this. While we stood looking at a map, and tried to orientate ourselves,…

Barcelona Cathedral.

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Great Burger Joint….. It says a lot for cruise line companies when I say that two of the best steaks I have ever eaten were on a ship. Pretty much the same can be said for the burger I ate here as well. It was…

Johnny Rockets.

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Haven’t you finished that yet……? This building is a huge tourist draw in Barcelona. I am going to save myself lots of typing about its past, present and future by including this Wikipedia link. Fascinating stuff. I only got some external shots, as by the…

Sagrada Familia.

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You have the con….. This is the bridge of the Independence of the Sea’s from where the huge hulk is controlled. It is also where they operate two massive horns just above and out of sight in this image. To warn other vessels of its…

The Bridge.