08 April 2011

The Two April Mornings


Nikolaihof, Bardowick, Germany.
April 2011.


The Nikolaihof is a large property in Bardowick, which is a municipality in the district of Lüneburg. Bardowick is one of the oldest villages in the state of Lower Saxony.
The Nikolaihof consists of a church and a number of barns and cottages. In the Middle Ages, people suffering from leprosy were treated at the Nikolaihof, which was named after Saint Nicholas
For an aerial view and more information (in German) click here. If you would like to find out more about the other sights in and around Bardowick, visit this site (the places are listed on the left side). For previous pictures of Bardowick taken by yours truly, click the followings links: #1; #2; #3; #4. To see pictures of another old town in Lower Saxony, click here.

Blog post title taken from a poem by William Wordsworth.

Have a nice weekend!

- Dom

9 comments:

moi said...

you're welcome :)
and the text is from the movie Roman Holiday. if you haven't seen it, you should. it's beyond charming.

Regina said...

This is just incredible!! I was doofing around in my archives, then came back into blogger and noticed your photo..like wow- it just stood out!! I'm glad there is a little info here too- colors are suburb as well as your subject:)

Dominic Doherty said...

I will try to find that movie somewhere, Moa. :-)

Thank you Regina!

Sy's Prints said...

awesome textures and colours

Dominic Doherty said...

Thank you Sy!

Brooke said...

this village is marked on my "places i must visit" list...! the picture of the doorways you got is exactly how i want my future house to look lol

Dominic Doherty said...

Awesome! Anytime you come visit me in Germany, I'll take you to that place.

LUMAHO said...

wunderschön ... ich guck mir mal die Seite an ...

Dominic Doherty said...

Danke... tu das... Bardowick ist wirklich ein schöner kleiner Ort.