Shah Mosque

Isfahan, Iran, January, 2005

Khaju Bridge

Artistic Interpretation: Moon with Islamic mosque dome and reflection in water were added.  The river under this bridge has now been dry for years.  This was one of the last years water was under the bridge.

Isfahan, Iran, January, 2005

Intricate Mosque Decorations

Isfahan, Iran, January, 2005

Store Window

Isfahan, Iran, January, 2005

Spices for Sale

Spices in the Bazaar are sold from large containers such as this.   Customers create their own blends of spices.

Isfahan, Iran, January, 2005

Ironwork Shop

Craftsmen in the Bazaar work from shops that have been in their families for decades, with skills passed on through the generations.  The shop is the factory where goods are created.

Isfahan, Iran, January, 2005

Si-o-Seh Bridge 1/6/2005

Another ancient bridge crossing the now bone-dry Zayandeh River in Isfahan, Iran

Banff Castle

Banff, Canada

Wine Road Castle

Alsace Region, France, 11/16/2005

Stairs to Wine Road Castle

Alsace Region, France, 11-16-2015

Notre Dame Strasbourg

Strasbourg, France

Royal Toilet

Hampton Court Palace, London, England

Heidelburg Castle

After multiple wars over centuries left the Heidelburg Castle in ruins, it was decided that it would be deliberately partially restored, leaving sections in ruins as a testament to the history of the site.

Heidelburg, Germany

Church of the Rock

Built into a cliff in the semi-precious gem capital of the world, the Church of the Rock is literally surrounded by such gems as amethyst, topaz, peridot, citrine, aquamarine, and green tourmaline.

Idar-Oberstein, Germany

Rhine River at Dusseldorf

Dusseldorf, Germany

Moselle River Village and Cochem Castle, Moselle Valley, Germany

Rhine River Kaub Village, Vineyards, and Castle, Romantic Rhine, Germany