Thursday, March 21, 2013

Rivellino di San Marco

Turret, Saint Mark's Ravelin, Rivellino di San Marco, Livorno
This turret is part of what once was the “Rivellino di San Marco” (Saint Mark's Ravelin), a fortification erected between the “Fortezza Nuova” (New Fortress) and the “Forte San Pietro”.

13 comments:

crocrodyl said...

I love bricky buildings:) It is something mysterious in this.

Lois Evensen said...

What a fascinating structure. Love this image.

Jack said...

That turret is charming, but it is pretty rickety. I hope it gets some renovation before it falls down!

Luis Gomez said...

What a wonderful image my friend!

cieldequimper said...

I'm not sure about renovation :-) but hopefully it'll last a bit longer if it isn't eaten up by lichen and... ummm...

;-)

Cezar and Léia said...

Stunning image, you have clever eyes!
Léia

brattcat said...

such a provocative composition. well done.

Halcyon said...

The gull makes this shot. :)
Love it.

Dina said...

What a fantastic picture! Fun!

Traveling Hawk said...

I like this old corner!

Arianna said...

Simpaticissimo scatto! Ciao, Arianna

JM said...

Wonderful! I really like this shot, VP.

Hilda said...

For a second there, I thought you went to Rome for the papal conclave.