One simply cannot gaze at the magnificent – often centuries old – structures in Italy and Spain without a sense of wonder and amazement.
As so many have done before, I found myself pondering questions like “Who designed this? How many people did it take to build this? How long did it take to build this?” And, as much as I consider the phrase “If walls could talk…” somewhat hackneyed, that is exactly what I found myself silently wondering.
A small sample of what captured my attention on my recent travels follows.