Posts Tagged ‘wall’

Jettin’

Jettin'

The Lembeh Strait, North Sulawesi, Indonesia (also, St. Elsewhere, in the Caribbean) “Reef Squid“ Squid are ubiquitous in every ocean. On the reef, they are seldom seen alone. Usually, divers and snorkelers will notice a line stretching down the reef — squid all arranged facing the same direction, moving easily along the contour of the […]


Bali Stupa

Bali Stupa

(HDR image of the Buddhist stupa at the top of the Bramavihara-Arama Temple, near Banjar, Bali.) The Bramavihara-Arama Buddhist Temple is the religious site to visit in northern Bali; so, we went. The temple is vertical, with grounds, gardens, and shrines on several levels. At the top I emerged at an enormous open space, with wide lawns and seating steps set amongst manicured gardens, leading across a broad stepped field to this impressive stone stupa. The spiritualist in me reveled in the quiet majesty.


At the Center

At the Center

Karnak Temple, Luxor, Egypt “Family Portrait“ “The Hall“ Touring Egypt 25: Here we are at Karnak Temple, just outside of the modern town of Luxor. Several generations of pharaohs built onto this temple as the center of the ancient Egyptian religion (and therefore government). Karnak is probably the most significant temple complex in Egypt. One […]


Be a Friend and a Guide

Be a Friend and a Guide

Edfu, Egypt “Be a Friend“Click here to share or send a greeting with this image. Touring Egypt 11: Let’s take a break from Cairo. Today we jump ahead to Edfu, a town and temple site not too far from Aswan, near the southern end of Egypt’s Nile River. Most cruises from Luxor to Aswan will […]