Walls Around The World

Vintage graffiti, Durham, NC

Walls can represent a negative meaning as they might describe someone’s inability to let go or show emotions, or obstacles that we encounter in our lives; but walls can also be a beautiful blank canvas with endless possibilities.

They can be decorated with nostalgic and happy memories, they can be turned into historical pieces of art and they can provide shelter. Below, I present a photo series of walls from across my travels. Enjoy!

portland saltandstraw nature bamboo
This outdoor wall is nicely composed of rocks and plants.
Sunshine Mill Winery, The Dalles, OR
The giant wall outside the building of the Sunshine Mill Winery, The Dalles, OR
mthood oregon lodge
This mosaic art wall is found at the Timberline Lodge in Mt. Hood, OR
magical mystery tour liverpool beatles15
Right in front of this cavern wall is where The Beatles played many times in Liverpool, UK
Inside the Tate Modern Museum, London
A wall inside the Tate Modern Museum, London
A wall covered with a bright advertisement in Seattle.
Art on a brick wall in Durham, NC
Art on a brick wall in Durham, NC
vienna haus der musik
Vintage music performance flyers on the wall at the Haus der Musik in Vienna, Austria
castillo de chapultepec mexico city1
A famous mural painted on the wall inside the Chapultepec Castle in Mexico City.
This wall art welcomes you to Seaside, OR
Inside the restroom
The wall inside the Indian restaurant: Bollywood Theater in Portland, OR
museum of flight seattle
Vintage air travel posters at the Museum of Flight in Seattle, WA
funny julie andrews 1000 oaks
This funny sign was hanging on a wall surprisingly in a restaurant in Pune, India

Which one was your favorite?

15 thoughts on “Walls Around The World

  1. I love those old signs and advertisements.



  2. Rocks and plants. This made me feel so good! Thanks so much!


  3. This is quite a diverse collection, Mani 🙂

    Each wall here, has a story to share, I feel 🙂


  4. Wonderful choice of decorated walls…


  5. Great walls Madi. (How does one learn about a “wall” challenge or such?)
    Buen fin de semana. Aquí es puente!


    1. Every Friday wordpress hosts a weekly photo challenge with a different theme and they post it here: http://dailypost.wordpress.com/
      Disfruta el puente gracias a Benito 😉

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  6. Loved your walls and interesting descriptions. Lucky you to have seen these walls in person. Thanks for sharing and treat take on the challenge 🙂 Here’s my post – enjoy! https://dailypost.wordpress.com/dp_photo_challenge/wall/


  7. So colorful! I love the wall from Liverpool – a place where I’ve yet to go 🙂


  8. The Traveloholic March 13, 2015 — 11:21 pm

    Your around the world series is a great hit! Love the unique theme. 🙂


      1. The Traveloholic March 14, 2015 — 9:43 am

        And fun to read too 🙂


  9. Great selection but I love the vintage music one best x


  10. My favorite? I have to go with the last one. That is hilarious.


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