Cappadocia Hot air balloons Balloons at sunrise Turkey

  Wonders of the World – Hot Air Balloons Over Cappadocia “One of the greatest sights in the world can be seen just before sunrise when hot air balloons take off from around Goreme in Cappadocia, central Turkey. The balloons in themselves are spectacular enough, but combine them with the strange rock formations of Capadoccia and you have a sight to be believed. Cappadocia is in the remote steppe in central Turkey. The surrealistic geological formation of Cappadocia is one of the wonders of the world. During the Tertiary period of geological development, 2 to 65 million years ago, a belt of huge volcanoes coveredRead More →

The Duomo & Leaning Tower of Pisa, Italy

Wonders of the World – Leaning Tower of Pisa   “The Leaning Tower of Pisa has to be in the top 100 iconic sights in the world. Even if the Tower did not lean the ensemble of buildings in the Duomo square would still be spectacular. The tilting the tower has caught everybody’s imagination and so powerful is its effect, that I am surprised that tilted buildings have not been built on purpose to attract tourists. The leaning Tower of Pisa remains one of my favourite places. At sunrise it is incredible to have the building to yourself and to be able to examine itRead More →

Image of Portofino Harbour, Liguria, Italy

“If you want to see have the stars and celebrities live than Portofino on the Italian Ligurian coast is the place to go. The old chic rustic port is hidden in a small bay surrounded by high wooded hills where celebrities like Dolce and Gabbana hide away in the hot Italian summer months. Portofino is a great place o go star spotting whilst soaking up the atmosphere of one of the most picturesque harbours in Italy. I hope you enjoy my photos”. Paul Williams. See More of Our images of Portofino, Italy Download images of Portofino, Italy as high resolutuion Royalty Free Images or BuyRead More →

Image of the Coloseum, Rome

“One of the great iconic buildings of Rome and the Roman Empire is the Colosseum. Youngsters thrill to the idea of Christians being fed to the Lions in the Colosseum and Russell Crow battling it out there as a Gladiator!! Hollywood fantasy apart the Colosseum hosted some of the most blood thirsty and spectacular entertainments devised by man. Apart from exotic animals from Africa the Colosseum was also flooded to recreate sea battles. The Colosseum is still one of the greatest attractions in Rome for all the right and wrong reasons. I hope you enjoy my photos”. Paul Williams See more of our images ofRead More →

Image of The ruins of the Gothic Fountains Abbey North Yorkshire, England

Wonders of the World – Fountains Abbey, England.   When the great Lords and Ladies of Britain went on the Italian Grand Tour they were captivated by the enigmatic Roman ruins in Rome and the rest of Italy. On their return the Lords and Ladies started building ruins in their English landscape gardens to create enigmatic vistas of their own. Some Lords were lucky though as they has real ruins to build their gardens around. This is how Fountains Abbey became the show piece of Studley Royal Water Garden. So important is the design of this garden that it is a World Heritage Site. SoRead More →

Image of the Matterhorn Mountain Switzerland

“The last of the great North faces of the Swiss Alps to be climbed was the Matterhorn. The mountain is awe inspiring and clouds often shroud its peak. When it is visible it is easy to see where Toblerone got the design for its famous chocolate bar. I hope you enjoy my photos” Paul Williams See More of Our Images of the Matterhorn Mountain Switzerland Download Matterhorn Mountain as high resolutuion Royalty Free Images or Buy Prints Download Royalty Free pictures & Images of Switzerland The Matterhorn Mountain Switzerland The great icon of the Alps is the Matterhorn. The mountain sits on the border ofRead More →

Iconic Trevi Fountain in Rome, Italy

“Rome has many highlights least of which is the Trevi Fountain. This Baroque masterpiece is crammed into a small square in the centre of old Rome. To throw a coin in the fountain guarantees that you will return to Rome again, or so it is believed, and millions of tourist throw €3000 into the fountain every day. Immortalised by Fellini it is one of the most spectacular fountains in the world. I hope you enjoy the photos”. Paul Williams See More images of the Trevi fountain Download images of the Trevi Fountain, Rome, as high resolutuion Royalty Free pictures or Buy Prints Download Royalty FreeRead More →

Photo image of the Palatine Chapel Capella-Palatina Palermo

‘Tucked away in the Norman Palace of Palermo is one of the worlds most beautiful chapels. The Palatine Chapel with its gleaming gold interior is overwhelming in its magnificence. It was built as the personal chapel of the Norman Kings of Sicily who created the greatest court in Europe in the middle ages. The Palatine Chapel is a blend of Roman Byzantine and Islamic art brought together in a political statement of harmony that existed for a short period in Sicily when it was ruled by Kings who spoke French, Latin and Arabic. I hope you enjoy the fascinating story of the Palatine Chapel andRead More →

Selective Colour Fine Art Photos & Photography. Buy Photo Art Prints On Line.

“Selective Color Photos by Paul Williams. When you visit Burano Island in the Lagoon of Venice, You are dumbfounded by the intensity of colour the houses have been painted. The chaotic clashing of vibrant colours suggest that the inhabitants of Burano must be colour blind. This is a joyful place. It is like a kindergarten for adults. Even on a dull day the bright colours of Burano brings a smile to the most hardened of hearts. I hope you enjoy my photos of Burano” Paul Williams   See More of Our Photos of Villa Adriana Tivoli Download Burano Photos or Buy Prints Download pictures &Read More →

The Duomo & Leaning Tower of Pisa, Italy

“The leaning Tower of Pisa needs no introduction but to experience it fully you do need to get up early, then you can wander around it alone and marvel at how it stood for so long. Here is the Leaning Tower of Pisa story and I hope you like my photos of it”, Paul Williams.   See More of Our Photos of Villa Adriana Tivoli Download Leaning Tower of Pisa Photos or Buy Prints Download pictures & Images of Italy Photos of the Iconic Leaning Tower of Pisa,, Italy One of the worlds great Iconic buildings is the Leaning Tower Of Pisa. Without a leanRead More →

Picture of Neo-Hittite orthostat describing the legend of Gilgamesh from Karkamis,, Turkey. Ancora Archaeological Museum. Symetrical mythological Scene depicting "Winged Griffin Demons", half men with birds heads & wings. Their hands are raised above their heads supposidly carrying the sky. 3

“One of my favourite art styles of the ancient world is that of the Hittites. The ancient Hittites disappeared from the archaeological record and were only rediscovered in the late 18th century. Hittite relief panels depict the myriad of Gods and mythical beings they venerated and the creative minds of the Hittite artists produced strange beings using a simple naive style that is both direct and endearing to modern eyes. I really hope you enjoy my photos of Hittie art, probably the largest collection on the web”, Paul Williams. See More of Our Photos of Hittite Art Download Hittite Art Photos or Buy Prints DownloadRead More →

Greek Orthodox Monastery of All Saints Varlaam, Meteora Mountains - Greece

“The Meteora Monasteries perched high on pillars of rock in the centre of Greece are one of the top landmark sites in Europe. The medieval Greek Orthodox Monasteries demonstrate how far Christian were prepared to go in search of tranquility to pesue their devotions t God. An incredible site at dawn or dusk I hope you enjoy my Meteora Photos”, Paul Williams.   See More of Our Photos of the Meteora Monasteries, Greece Download Meteora Monasteries Photos or Buy Prints Download pictures & Images of Greece Beautiful Art Photos of Hadrians Villa Tivoli, Italy At the northwest edge of the fertile Plain of Thessaly inRead More →