Monday, September 30, 2013

Sunday, September 29, 2013

Saturday, September 28, 2013

Friday, September 27, 2013

Showering Pigeons

Pigeons taking shower by the fountain in piazza Castello, then they will sit under the sun to have a nice, warm sunbath.

Thursday, September 26, 2013


Some photo of the walls in Torino....

Rough surface

Partly pink


Monday, September 23, 2013

Saturday, September 21, 2013

Liberty Style

A typical rich and gorgeous, liberty style building along corso Matteotti.

Closer look....

Friday, September 20, 2013

Street View : Via Milano

Via Milano is a street linking the town hall to Porta Palazzo, and is adjacent to via San Francesco d'Assisi.

View of via Milano with church San Domenico and church Basilica Mariziana on each side.

Thursday, September 19, 2013

Street View : Via Pietro Micca

Via Pietro Micca

Via Pietro Micca is one of the historic streets in the historic center of Turin. It starts in Piazza Castello and ends in Piazza Solferino. The matrix architecture that characterizes the street is the eclectic style and it is named after the patriot Pietro Micca, a soldier of the Army of Savoy who died preventing the invasion of French troops laid siege to Turin in 1706.

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Cat In The Window

In piazza Consolata, there is a cat which lives in a hardware shop, and he loves to sleep in front of the shop window, I guess, so he can be admired by the passing by and he can also look out to the piazza anytime he wants....



Sunday, September 15, 2013

Dora Riparia

The Dora Riparia is an alpine river, a left-hand tributary of the Po. It is 125 km (78 mi) long, with a 1,231 km² drainage basin. It originates in the Cottian Alps, close to the Col de Montgenèvre in France, where it is called the Piccola Dora. Its name becomes the Dora Riparia after the confluence with the Ripa in the Argentera Valley and the Thuras de Bousson close to Cesana.

View of the river on a bridge at Lungo Dora Napoli.

Ponte Carpaini

Across Dora Riparia, one of the bridge is Ponte Carpanini.
The bridge is 43 meters long and 12 wide. In addition to the two middle lanes for transit of vehicles, a bicycle lane and a side walk flanked by a wooden staircase overlooking the river.

The Bridge Carpanini is the only movable bridge for the city, is located on the Dora Riparia, near Borgo Dora neighborhood in Aurora and connects Piazza Borgo Dora to Corso Vercelli. It is named after Domenico Carpanini former deputy mayor of Turin.

Thursday, September 5, 2013

Good Morning, Morning Glory

A real delight to see a window with morning glory climbing along the frame in the city center.....

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Biblioteca civica Italo Calvino

Biblioteca civica Italo Calvino is a City Library Turin. It belongs to the city library system and is dedicated to Italo Calvino.

The building is located in the area between Borgo Dora and Balôn. The area, already occupied by Molassi (the most important grain mills of the city of medieval origin), in the seventeenth century started the emergence of several tanneries, silk mills and factories. The initial process of urbanization and industrialization went and had a further increase after a century later, from the reign of Victor Amadeus III of Savoy.

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Land Construction Parco Dora Valdocco

A piece of land in front of Parco Dora Valdocco is currently work in progress, now it provides a open and vast view to the buildings across, before they build any structure which would block the view.


Sunday, September 1, 2013

September Theme Day : Pink

Pink isn't my favorite color, but then, it is everywhere and unavoidable.....:)

A little bit of pink

A lot more pink

Pink Lady

A head of pink

Pink as decorating color 
 Here are other images of pink around the world!