Travel

  • Doric Columns at Ephesus, Turkey

    Image ID
    FOT1146327
    Caption
    Doric Columns at Ephesus, Turkey
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Ian Lewis
    Dimensions
    4840 x 3240 px
    Keywords
    Ephesus; Turkey; archaeology; site; heritage; Biblical; columns; ancient; Greek; Roman; city; clouds; sky; weather; stones
    Description
    These standing Doric columns are situated in the ancient city of Ephesus in Turkey, a major archaological site. Epesus was originally built by the Greeks and added to by the Romans, being a principal city for each. It appears in the Bible in St...
  • On The Banks of the Nile

    Image ID
    FOT1147652
    Caption
    On The Banks of the Nile
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Ian Lewis
    Dimensions
    4787 x 3015 px
    Keywords
    Nile; Egypt; North Africa; river; banks; palm trees; reflections; village; Luxor; Aswan; bonfire
    Description
    An image captured on the River Nile between Luxor and Aswan. Among the palm trees is a village of flat-roofed, palm leaf covered houses. The smoke from the bonfire together with some heat-haze gives a somewhat ethereal atmosphere.
  • Felucca on the Nile

    Image ID
    FOT1152720
    Caption
    Felucca on the Nile
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Ian Lewis
    Dimensions
    4835 x 3289 px
    Keywords
    Felucca, Nile; River Nile; Egypt; Egyptian; North Africa; Aswan; boat; sails; sailing boat; craft; transport; river transport; goods; traditional; desert
    Description
    A felucca sailing up the River Nile near Aswan in southern Egypt. These craft have operated for centuries as the principal means of transporting goods along the river. Although still fulfilling this purpose to a certain extent, they are now largely used...
  • Feluccas Waiting at the Aswan Cataract

    Image ID
    FOT1152913
    Caption
    Feluccas Waiting at the Aswan Cataract
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Ian Lewis
    Dimensions
    5807 x 2565 px
    Keywords
    Feluccas; Aswan; River Nile; Egypt; North Africa; river; boats; craft; transport; river transport; goods; tourism; sails; water; leisure; holidays; vacations; sailing
    Description
    Feluccas waiting to be taken out on the River Nile at Aswan. This is the furthest navigable point on the Nile north of the Aswan Dam. This has to be circumnavigated to pick up boats going further south. Feluccas were once the principal transport on the...
  • Interior of the Blue Mosque Istanbul

    Image ID
    FOT1154458
    Caption
    Interior of the Blue Mosque Istanbul
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Ian Lewis
    Dimensions
    2532 x 3159 px
    Keywords
    Mosque; Blue Mosque; Istanbul; Turkey; Sultan Ahmed 1; Islam; prayer; faith; building; religious building; historic; Turkish; Ottoman; domes; ceiling; gold; peaceful; tranquil; impressive; huge; tall; immense; awe-inspiring; decorated; the faithful;...
    Description
    The interior of the main dome of the Blue Mosque or Sultan Ahmed Mosque in Istanbul; Turkey. The building was constructed between 1609 and 1616 by the Ottoman Sultan Ahmed1, and was partly situated on the site of the palace of the Byzantine emperors.
  • The Certovka, a Prague Backwater

    Image ID
    FOT1165770
    Caption
    The Certovka, a Prague Backwater
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Ian Lewis
    Dimensions
    3836 x 5000 px
    Keywords
    Certovka, Vitava; River Vitava; Prague; Czech Republic; Eastern Europe; capital city; waterway; river; backwater; bridge; mill; watermill; mill wheel; old town; Charles Bridge; Prague Castle; boat, rowing boat; autumn; November; reflections; leaves
    Description
    Certovka (Devil's Channel) is a backwater of the Vitava River which flows through the centre of Prague. This quiet river flows through the Lesser Quarter of Prague's old town and is only a stone's throw from the famous Charles Bridge and...
  • Approaching Istanbul

    Image ID
    FOT1165771
    Caption
    Approaching Istanbul
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Ian Lewis
    Dimensions
    3240 x 4348 px
    Keywords
    Istanbul; Turkey: Bophorus; city; sea; mosque; minarets; Islam; place of worship; faith; religion; houses; land; sky; stormy; clouds; travel; holidays; vacations; leisure
    Description
    Approaching the city of Istanbul, heading east along the Bophorus. On the shore is one of the many mosques in the city.
  • River Nile Silhouette

    Image ID
    FOT1165965
    Caption
    River Nile Silhouette
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Ian Lewis
    Dimensions
    5000 x 4009 px
    Keywords
    Nile; River Nile; Egypt; North Africa; river; water; trees; minaret; mosque; palm trees; silhouette; sunset; orange; orange sky; reflections; travel; river travel; holidays; vacations; leisure
    Description
    Sunset on the River Nile between Luxor and Aswan with the treeline and buildings thrown into silhouette. The minaret of a village mosque rises above the trees.
  • Sphynx and Great Pyramid of Giza

    Image ID
    FOT1165966
    Caption
    Sphynx and Great Pyramid of Giza
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Ian Lewis
    Dimensions
    5220 x 3750 px
    Keywords
    Sphynx; Great pyramid; Giza; Cairo; Egypt; North Africa; ancient; ancient Egyptian civilisation; historic; heritage; mysterious; mystery; Cheops; pharaoh; Sahara; desert; building; construction; figure; stone; stonework; tomb
    Description
    The Sphynx framed by the Great Pyramid at Giza on the outskirts of Cairo, Egypt. The Great Pyramid is attributed to the pharaoh Cheops. The Sphynx was discovered having been buried by the sands of the Sahara.
  • Pergamon

    Image ID
    FOT1165969
    Caption
    Pergamon
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Ian Lewis
    Dimensions
    4303 x 3169 px
    Keywords
    Pergamon; Turkey; Greek; ancient Greek; buildings; civilisation; ancient civilisation; temple; columns; Corinthian; capitals; pediment; stonework; BC; silhouette; sunset
    Description
    Columns in the Corinthian style support the pediment of an ancient Greek building in the city of Pergamon in Turkey. Once the capital city of the Kingdom of Pergamon, it was first mentioned in 399BC.
  • Alcala de la Real Spain

    Image ID
    FOT1232534
    Caption
    Alcala de la Real Spain
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Ian Lewis
    Dimensions
    4800 x 3631 px
    Keywords
    Alcala de la Real, Andalucia, Jaen province, Spain, Europe, fortress, castle, stronghold, Moors, Christians, abbey, church, religion, faith, Roman Catholic, historic, heritage, culture, buildings, architecture, hilltop, sunshine, summer, groves, olives,...
    Description
    Alcala de la Real is an ancient town sitting between Cordoba and Granada. In Medieval times it was a major stronghold and was apparently the scene of frequent battles between Moors and Christians. Occupied by the Moors in about 713, it was retaken in...