From ancient ruins to taggers

A not-so-reassuring sign in Trier that they don’t do snow removal so one should walk at their own risk.
There was a lot of lovely public art everywhere
One of the cool figures surrounding a sundial near the basilica.
The sundial with carvings and figures
Basilica in Trier commissioned by Emperor Constantine I at the beginning of the fourth centur AD. Now it is used as the Church of the Redeemer
The imperial baths (kaisertherman) were constructed in the 4th century AD
Close up of maintenance on the baths
Porta Nigra gate, the largest Roman gate north of the Alps, built in about AD 170
The house where Karl Marx was born is now a museum of his life and the birth of communism
Streets were lovely and festive
We stumbled across a great pen shop in Trier!
James Dean Mont Blanc pens
All the colors of the Lamy’s

The first time we saw a note saying free room we were startled before realizing they actually meant room available.

Tagging and graffiti are popular in Germany, particularly in Berlin. Here are railroad siding tags

A full discussion of when graffiti is art and when it is merely tagging is linked.

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bapace007

I love to travel, do arts and crafts and photography. But most of all, I like to combine them all.

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