Spanish Road in Pictures


Photo-book of a journey from Genoa to Ghent

(complements the book ‘The Spanish Road’)
Photo-book published July 2013 169 Digital Photographs 8 Maps


The ‘Spanish Road’ joined the cultural powerhouse of the late Renaissance city states of Italy with the burgeoning Low Countries. It connected the two great financial, cultural and artistic centres of the times as well as perform its primary function of allowing the Catholic armies of Philip II to control the Spanish Netherlands and threaten the England of Elizabeth I.

This pictorial compilation traces out the route of this military, trade and cultural high road in 2011 and illustrates ‘The Spanish Road – a journey from Genoa to Ghent‘ depicted with 169 digital photographs and 8 primary maps.