Travel Photography Photos tagged as history
This oak was grown from one of the last acorns from the King Alfred Oak in the gardens of Blenheim Palace in England and was planted here in 1928.
This English oak was planted in the Vergelegen gardens between 1700 and 1706, when the then governor of the Cape, Willem Adriaan van der Stel, owned the property.
Another view of the homestead, this is the rear of the building.
One of the arches and gates closing off a private garden of the homestead.
View of the grounds, looking towards one of the outbuildings.
This lane of camphor trees, now classified a historical monument, was planted by Van der Stel during his occupancy of the estate in the early 1700s.
Arcadas do castelo de Leiria, 1135 ac
Old city centre
The Tea Horse trail is 1300 years old and was used as a trade route during Tang dynasty. Chinese traded tea for horses and it looks like they may have lost a lot of horses during the journey.
Great art school with traditions of more then 300 years. The same academy of art that rejected application of Adolf Hitler twice.
A historic village on the banks of the mighty Murray River
This road is named after Corporal Reginald Rattey who received the Victoria Cross for his service in WW2 in Papua New Guinea
The Australasian, built circa 1858, is in Goolwa on the Fleurieu Peninsula South Australia
On 6 December 1801 Captain Matthew Flinders, of the royal navy and Commander of the HMS Investigator, sighted Cape Leeuwin and commenced mapping the Australian Coast.