October 17, 2007
Thun is an ancient city, from before Christ. The name is from the Celtic term Dunum, meaning “fortified city”. It fell to Rome in 58 BC, and was one of the main centres of Roman administration. Thun became a part of the Holy Roman Empire in 1033. In 1195 Duke Bertold von Zähringen, built a castle in Thun and expanded the city. Today it houses a museum of Swiss history.
This image is available as a fine art print, just click on the photo or here. Other photographs by Daniel Kazor can been seen and purchased at www.stolenshadows.com.
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The picture is also one of the photos featured in the book “Switzerland In View – A Photographic Essay” which is available at blurb.com .
October 2, 2007
A municipality in the district of Locarno in the canton of Ticino Ascona is a popular tourist destination that lies on Lake Maggiore
On June 26th – July 8th 2008 will be the 24th annual New Orleans Jazz Festival Ascona. The first Ascona Jazz festival was in 1985 when the event moved from Lugano and saw fifteen thousand spectators in three days. It has grown to 10 days and in 2006 had an attendance of 60,000.
This photograph was taken in a courtyard in Ascona on a beautiful sunny spring day. The Wisteriacontrasted well with the orange wall.
Continue to watch for more images from “Switzerland In View – A Photographic Essay” which can be purchased here.
Also, all the images are available as fine art prints, just click on the photo or here. Other photographs by Daniel Kazor can been seen and purchased at www.stolenshadows.com.