A Word A Week: Roof

The Word this week is Roof.

I like viewing  large areas extensively covered by roofs of uniform color and style:

Terracotta roofs in Dubrovnik, Croatia. Bright color roofs everywhere, as far as your eyes can see. DSCF0832


Roofs and spire at Tallinn, Baltic.Baltic Capitals  15-Aug-09 018

Light color tiled roofs in Yunnan, China.DSC_0159

More roofs on a closer look in Yunnan, China.DSC_0044

I also like looking at individual roofs with different styles and architecture:

Unforgettable union dome-shaped roofs to church in Tallinn, Estonia.Baltic Capitals  15-Aug-09 015

Stepped roofs in the Baltic.DSC_0055

Roof at LiJiang, Yunnan.DSC_0154

Distinctively styled roofs at FengHuang, China.DSC_0002

Tiled temple roof at HongLuo Temple near Beijing, China.CIMG2570

Roof at Shirakawa-go, Japan. These are thatched roofs with an A frame structure so that heavy snow would not accumulate on them.DSC_0174

Roof to an ancient palace in Okinawa, Japan.DSC_0054

Roofs to yurts in Inner Mongolia, China.DSCF2282

Roof of Genghis Khan’s mausoleum at Inner Mongolian; a mix of dome and tiled Chinese roof.DSCF2294

Roofs to temples at Angkor Wat, Cambodia.DSC_0105

Multi-tiered dooms in Istanbul, Turkey.CIMG0448

Aren’t roofs fascinating ?