The Balcony – Part 4

"The film night flowed round and over us"

"And my eyes in the dark did your eyes meet"

"I drank your breath, ah! sweet and poisonous"

"And in my hands fraternal slept your feet --"

"Night, like a film, flowed round and over us"

Note from The Traveller:

Thanks a lot for following this 6-part series. For those who missed the previous posts, this is the fourth part of the series featuring the balconies of Georgia (the country), arranged to correspond to the 6 stanzas of the poem, “The Balcony” by Charles Baudelaire, using a line from the poem as the caption of each photo.

Georgian architecture regularly make use of intricately-designed balconies, whether its a house, a hotel or a government building.  The photos featured here were taken mainly in Tbilisi, the capital city and in Sighnaghi, a tourist town in the province of Kakheti. It is noticeable that the design of balconies has evolved with the times. Older buildings, mainly those found in the Old Tbilisi section of the capital, are often made of wood garnished with intricate carvings.  On the other hand, newer buildings such as those found in newly-refurbished Sighnaghi, made use of more modern designs and materials.

I had a wonderful time photographing these photos. Thanks for joining me in visiting these balconies! 🙂

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