Thursday, September 29, 2016

The Motionless Man

He was posing completely motionless in front of the traffic light across via Garibaldi, with his red strip tie curling up as if it was blown up by the wind. 

He is an street artist recently appeared at via Garibaldi causing some interest of the people passing by.

Monday, September 26, 2016

Summer Fountain Fun

Summer, fun by the fountain at piazza Castello, an very much enjoyable activity preferred by the children who stay in town.

This kid tried to jump as high as the jet of water from the fountain

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Reflection Of The Fountain

The extended pool of water from the fountain at piazza Castello provided a great ispiration for making photo, with the royal palace as the backdrop, the reflection is pretty amazing. 

The passing of the people in front of the lens makes it even more interesting.

Monday, September 19, 2016

Tunnel Of Tree

This is Corso San Martino, looking towards the direction of the station Porta Susa where a modern sculpture is elected in the center of the roundabout. 

In summer, the trees on both side of the road formed an arch covering the road, looks like a tunnel passing from piazza Statuto to the station.

Friday, September 16, 2016

Last Of the Sun Flowers

The part of the Royal Garden in Cavallerizza used to be abandoned, but now someone has begun to plant something in certain part of the area.

Among the things planted are some huge and tall sun flowers....

It is always delightful to see well bloomed sun flowers....

Their colors and forms are so full of life....

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

CDP September Theme - Library

This is the public library of Turin, in piazza Carlo Alberto, cool architeture, but the system they employed isn't so user friendly, basically, there is no way to navigate through the bookselves to llok for a book, instead you have to look through the catalogue, write down the number of the book of your interest and go to ask for the book from the service counter.

This is the university library at via Po, more user friendly, very much less glamouur.....

Finally, just want to mention this, in Italian language, library is biblioteca and bookshop is libraria, this caused some confusion for me when I had just arrived in Italy.

This is a biblioteca, a public library.....

These are librerie, bookshops....

This post is for the CDP September Theme, please click here to view the other entries...

I will be away for 2 weeks, so the posting will stop until I am back to Italy.

Monday, August 29, 2016

Watering The Plants

Be aware of the watering schedule when passing by piazza Castello, accidentally you might get yourself wet by the jet of spraying water.

To keep the piazza attractive, flowers are placed along the surrounding of the castle, and to keep the flowers fresh and alive, systematic watering is inevitable.