Tuesday, September 2, 2008

Old Town

Follow along for a stroll along the cobble stoned streets of Old Town Alexandria, Virginia. Exquisite landscapes, architecture and intricate details will delight.




horizontal espalier
Elegant calligraphy
Intricate ironwork




a very old wooden door boasting a twig basket





scrolled gas-fueled lantern


gorgeous zinc planter




more lanterns

















window boxes filled with cascading foliage



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8 comments:

MIMILEE said...

WHAT absolutely lovely photos! Makes me want to go there!

Just found your blog and I have a feeling I will be back for more!

Best Regards,
MIMILEE<><

teaorwine said...

mimi... welcome and please stop by again for a visit!

Fifi Flowers said...

GREAT photos! I love Alexandria! I was there in 1994... loved it... so charming!

teaorwine said...

many thanks, fifi!
Yes, charming does describe.

Linda at Lime in the Coconut! said...

Ahhh. So lovely all decked out in historical finery! Such an eloquent area...I was just in the Cheasapeake area...beautiful too. Nice lanterns...especially the gas ones!

Here, There, Elsewhere... and more said...

Wow - these are simply stunning! Thanks for sharing..:)

Pigtown-Design said...

Isn't Alexandria great!!! It's about 45 miles from here and we go down at Christmas for their holiday tours.

My Notting Hill said...

Great pics - I love walking around Old Town.