Cityscape Photographs

Canal boats in Stratford-Upon-Avon

Canal boats in Stratford-Upon-Avon

Stratford-Upon-Avon, famously the town in which William Shakespeare lived, is a charming old city with a beautiful waterfront. The river and canal are used by canal boats, with plenty of locks along t...

Graffiti Characters and a Canal in Bologna

Graffiti Characters and a Canal in Bologna

Walking along a street in Bologna, I happened to see this rather strange hole in a wall. The wall had seemed to be part of a building, but on peering through, it became clear that I was standing on a ...

Canal Street, New York

Canal Street, New York

A very recognisable New York yellow taxi cab crosses the intersection at the corner of Canal St and Broadway. This is near Chinatown and Little Italy in downtown Manhattan - the entire area is filled ...

New York 8th Avenue

New York 8th Avenue

A view of 8th Avenue from the 11th floor of the Milford Plaza hotel in New York. This is just a block or two from Times Square, Broadway, and the theater district. It was actually quite r...

The Waters of Venice

The Waters of Venice

I'll be honest, I don't know what these buildings are. This was taken in Venice from a Vaporetto (water bus) as it travelled from St Mark's Square to the Lido. You can see that at this point, we are n...

The Grand Canal of Venice 2

The Grand Canal of Venice 2

This was taken from the other side of the Rialto Bridge, where you can see many restaurants have tables by the side of the canal. It's a very romantic place for a meal of an evening. You ...

The Grand Canal of Venice

The Grand Canal of Venice

This picture shows the view from the Rialto Bridge in Venice, over the Grand Canal. You can see the moorings for boats outside each of the buildings, and the steps leading down to the canal....

Riverside in Verona

Riverside in Verona

Here we can see the western side of the Adige River in Verona, with a palace on the hillside to the left, and a tower to the right. The most noticeable feature for me is the array of trees surrounding...

Juliet's Balcony in Verona

Juliet's Balcony in Verona

According to the guidebook to Verona, this is the balcony on which Juliet was serenaded by Romeo. Of course, Romeo and Juliet were fictional characters, but Verona likes getting tourists. The ivy is p...

A Square in Verona

A Square in Verona

This picture was taken of a very attractive square in Verona, near the balcony on which (it is claimed) Juliet was serenaded by Romeo. The architecture and layout of this square is very I...

Main Square of Verona

Main Square of Verona

This picture of Verona's main square was taken from the top of the colosseum. The trees look beautiful against the background of the city. The colosseum itself was in fact not as pictures...

Back Canal of Venice

Back Canal of Venice

This is one of the quieter canals of Venice, not quite an alleyway but also not the Grand Canal. The photo was taken from a bridge crossing the canal - two other bridges can be seen further along the ...