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Pluie de confettis sur Nantes ! Carnaval

Pluie de confettis sur Nantes ! Carnaval

Library, Glasgow, Scotland

2014 - flying into Glasgow, Scotland - library.

Seven full grown oaks trees atop the 14 story, about 44 metres high, Tower of Guinigis in Lucca, Italy are a strange sight and a great tourist attraction.  The tower was built in mid fourteenth century by the Guinigis, a rich merchant family of the town.

To visit: Torre Guinigi Lucca, Italy by Paul Seligman The Guinigi family grew the trees so that the tower would be higher than the cathedral spire. The rule was that family towers, (to indicate wealth), could not be higher than the cathedra spires.