Wednesday, 4 March 2015

Moving right along?
Viennese Encounters


The King
Reigning over a quiet lane


A Guard Stone
Medieval wheel guard


Raspberry Chocolate Temptation
This one stops you in your tracks

Images and Text © by Merisi
Link:
"A guard stone, or chasse-roue, is a projecting metal, concrete,
or stone exterior architectural element located at the corner
and/or foot of gates, portes-cochères, garage entries,
and walls to prevent damage from vehicle tires and wheels"
Quoted from Guard Stone @ Wikipedia:

15 comments:

  1. I could eat that cake now. It looks delicious!

    Mersad
    Mersad Donko Photography

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    1. I'd gladly share it with you!

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  2. You READ my mind!What's a GUARD STONE I was thinking.......and there you had the ANSWER!

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    1. Centuries-old guard stones are ubiquitous in Vienna! ;-)

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  3. Oh yes, Merisi, I was completely stopped in my tracks!

    xo

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  4. I'll take two. One for me now and one 5 minutes later

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  5. Oh, that treat looks delicious!

    The lion looks rather pleased with himself.

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    1. He's been quite docile for a couple centuries! ;-)

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  6. Cake looks very delicious!
    And photos too ;-)

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  7. busy busy me .. catching up here .. loving as always your wonderful eye which lets us see the beauty of your city and your snacks!!!!!!!

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