The boat station in winter
PART OF THE CAFE CULTURE
In Funchalīs Old Town..... a picturesque area of narrow cobbled streets of old buildings, some dating back to the 15th century. It is full of a variety of bars and restaurants in a colourful, vibrant setting.
WINNER : Strasbourg/Southern Rhine Cruise/Travel gallery
A clever & entertaining performer too. When money entered his bowl, in robotic fashion, he beckoned over the donor & shook hands, struck a few comical stances, and then suddenly snapped back into his original serious statue pose.
BANFF SPRINGS HOTEL
WINNER : BANFF & AREA/WESTERN CANADA/TRAVEL GALLERY
This is where it all started for Banff after discovery of sulphur springs....it was built as a tourist resort in late 19th century
CASTLE VIEW FROM PETRIN HILL
A DELICATE WORK OF ART
A random wall painting in a street in Funchal's Old Town. I think this is beautiful. What a lot of detailed work went into this, and I love the silver leaves picked out on it.
VIEW FROM HOTEL ROOM
WINNER : OLD TOWN & NEW TOWN/PRAGUE/TRAVEL GALLERY
Old Town Square and the Christmas Market