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Snapshots from Heidelberg (page 8/8)

[picture: Schmuck Paradies]

Schmuck Paradies

Schmuck is the German for Jewellery (US: Jewelry).

The next version is in better focus.

[picture: Schmuck Paradies]

Schmuck Paradies

Schmuck is the German for Jewellery (US: Jewelry). Although the typography is not what I’d expect in North America either.

[picture: Grimacing Gargoyle]

Grimacing Gargoyle

Actually not a gargoyle I think (because not a good place for a water-spout, over a door, people would get wet!) but a comical carved stone figure over a doorway (not shown). [more...]

[picture: Smiling Gargoyle]

Smiling Gargoyle

Also not a gargoyle, but on the next doorway to the previous picture. the pointed ears suggest an elf. Or a Vulcan.

[picture: Upside-down vending machine]

Upside-down vending machine

I don’t understand the ad, although cigarette adverts seem like something out of another world to me now. [more...]

[picture: Carved stone pig]

Carved stone pig

This was outside in the courtyard of a museum along Hauptstra├če.

[picture: Shop sign in the dark]

Shop sign in the dark

An old-fashioned sign hanging on an ornate bracket.

[picture: Sagen Des Klassichen Altertums]

Sagen Des Klassichen Altertums

I have scanned some pictures from a book by Gustav Schwab, so I was intrigued to see these in the window of a (closed, alas!) bookshop. [more...]

[picture: Building at night]

Building at night

A civic building with a statue outside.

[picture: Please touch carefully!]

Please touch carefully!

Probably not how I might have worded it.


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