Travel Thematics.

Snapshots in Pixels.

Elements of Photography.

Light &

Shadow

GO GREEN. NATURE'S GIFT.

Poetry of

Nature.

SEVILLE - Medieval Quarter in Spain

Called locally as 'Las Setas' (the Mushrooms) ,  the Metropol Parasol can take any visitor by absolute surprise and leave them in awe.

Call it a Mushroom or a giant sunshade, which is what, it's German architect, Jürgen Mayer-Hermann, based his design on, is well deservingly stated to be the world's largest wooden structure. Located in the Plaza La Encarnacion square, in the old quarter of  the beautiful city of Seville, in Spain, Metropol Parasol is most certainly a formidable sight, with its form, colour and abstract shape. This structure is built pillars that remarkably resemble a mushroom and has unexampled undulating honeycombed roof.  Roman ruins discovered near here during its construction have been preserved in its foundations and are on show at Museo Antiquarium, in the basement of the plaza.

 

It's an experience to run up this 30 meters high structure  and the winding walkway makes you carry fluttering butterflies in your stomach, as one goes higher the Parasol. The designer truly has created a structure, rare and exclusive and gifted its visitors some of the jaw-dropping city views of Seville.  Don't miss to have a cup of Coffee at the Cafe at the top. Album contains Images from the top of the Metropol Parasol...

Postcards 

from Spain

RAJASTHN - Architectural Intricacies.

Rajasthan has a treasure of  Heritage Monuments and stunning architectural structures. This album showcases the close-up and minute details in the form of Abstracts. These include the Cupolas, domes, minarets, the Sarangi windows, mirror embedded paletters, stone faded Jallis and more. All these along the Aravalli Ranges and in the cities of Jaipur, Udaipur and Pushkar!