Posts tagged ‘Ruins’

Beauty in Ruins

Ruins of the old spinning mill Spinnerei Jakobstal, Bülach, Switzerland
Ruins of the old spinning mill Spinnerei Jakobstal, Bülach, Switzerland

“But the landscape of devastation is still a landscape. There is beauty in ruins.” – Susan Sontag

My Top 5 Photos in 2016

Enjoy the little things in life. For one day you will look back and realize they were the big things. – Kurt Vonnegut

Here we are again, also this year is going to end. It is time to take a look at the pictures taken in the last 12 month and choose the best. Hmm… hard thing, I finally chose the 5 photos that inspired me the most this morning.

Poppy field at sunset, Canton of Zurich, Switzerland

Poppy Field, Switzerland

 

Little red Fiat 500 in Orta San Giulio, Italy

Little red Fiat 500 in Orta San Giulio, Italy

 

Pentedattilo Ghost Town

Pentedattilo, Italy

 

Goats on the ruins of Brancaleone Superiore ghost town, Calabria, Italy.

Brancaleone, Italy

 

Autumn Forest

Autumn Forest, Switzerland

I Wish you a happy 2017 to you all!!!

The ghost town of Brancaleone Superiore, Calabria, Italy.

Brancaleone Ghost Town (Summer 2016)

My origins are from Brancaleone, a small coastal village in the Calabria region, southern Italy. I go there often. A few kilometers from the coast, at the top of a hill, there is the original village called Brancaleone Superiore (Upper Brancaleone) or Brancaleone Vecchio (Old Brancaleone). This village was abandoned in the 50s of the last century after some landslides. Brancaleone Superiore is now a ghost town. Read more