Tag Archive | Passau Germany

Portals to the Past~

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(Bamberg Germany)
Europe is full of exquisite antique doorways.

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(Budapest, Hungary)
These doorways to the past,

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(Budapest)
are testaments,

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(Nuremberg, Germany)
to artistry,

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(Regensburg, Germany)
attention to detail,

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(Regensburg, Germany)
craftsmanship,

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(Budapest)
and love of beauty.

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(Passau, Germany)
They represent a respect for artistry too often missing in our modern world.

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(Passau, Germany)
Hoping these portals to the past,
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(Marksburg Castle, Germany)
bring beauty and cheers to you~

Germanic Street Signs: A Mix of Old & New~

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I promised you more of the intricate and immensely charming Germanic Street signs one finds while strolling in medieval towns. This one is in Nuremburg Germany.

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New Merchants have continued the medieval sign tradition in these remarkable old towns. Bamburg Germany.
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Some are clearly newer. Melk Austria.

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In Medieval times, many people were illiterate, hence the necessity for the visual imagery of these signs. Krems Austria.


Maintaining the tradition of advertising with these signs gives one the incredible feeling of walking back in time. Regensburg Germany.
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This sign is on Albrecht Durer Street in Nuremburg, Durer’s home town.

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Some signs are clearly older. Passau Germany.

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I am impressed with the care taken by people in these old towns, over generations, to preserve these amazing art forms for us to wander by and admire. Passau Germany.

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It is also heartening to see newer signs keeping the art form alive. Passau Germany.

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Cheers to you from Germany & Austria’s wonderful artisan signs~

Peace~

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In violent,
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frightening times,
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sending you images,

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of peaceful,
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beauty,

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from Germany.
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Praying,
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for innocent lives lost,

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and for all in harms way.

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Peace to all from Germany~