July 2014 Archives
Spissky Hrad is a 12th C castle in eastern Slovakia, one of the largest in Europe according to Wikipedia. Click photos to enlarge them.
The Wit Stwosz altar in Krakow's St. Mary's Basilica is a stunning piece of work: supposedly the largest wooden Gothic altar in the world. Click photos to enlarge them.
These figures are about life-size.
The Kazimierz district in Krakow was an important center of Jewish life and an area where Jews and Christians lived together peacefully. Today it's a leading tourist attraction. Click photos to enlarge them.
Ceiling of the Isaac Synagogue
Today I'm beginning a series of photos from our recent trip to the Carpathian Mountains region of eastern Europe. We start with Krakow in Poland, but not the stereotypical "medieval city" views. Click photos to enlarge them.
Looking at used clothes at the flea market.
Table in the outdoor courtyard of a restaurant.