The Fairy Chimneys in the central Anatolia region of Turkey are truly a geological phenomenon. You see, as a result of volcanic eruptions millions of years ago, hardened ash turned into porous rock. Then, after years of erosion, the softer rock wore away leaving pillars, some of which stand as high as 130 feet and topped with mushroom-like caps.
Rio de Janeiro has always been known as one of the most vibrant cities in South America. Several years ago, the Brazilian government passed a law, making street art legal and thus began the evolution from typical graffiti to street murals. These photos were taken along the avenue leading to the new Aqua Rio Aquarium, built just before the Olympic games were held in Rio.
Chioggia is a town located on a small island at the southern entrance to the Venice Lagoon. Chioggia is truly a Gem in Northern Italy.
A view from the dome within the Reichstag Building in Berlin. Continue reading
Photo of a street within the ancient City of Perge, located in Southern Turkey. Excavations in Perge began nearly seventy years ago. What a treasure!
Home…This photo was taken while I was traveling through Alaska. Considering the beauty of nature, I think I could easily spend a few days here, escaping from reality.
The charms of Old Manila include a visit to Rizal Park.
The Swallow’s Nest is one of the most visited and photographed sites on the Crimean Peninsula. Located in the extreme southern part of Ukraine and jutting out into the Black Sea, the castle is featured in the film version of Agatha Christie’s Ten Little Indians. Many tourists visit the Swallow’s Nest from Yalta, a frequent port of call during Black Sea cruises.
The Shanghai Museum houses many pottery pieces and wooden carving funeral figurines, depicting humans and animals from dynasties dating back to the 5th century BC.
The Ufizzi Gallery hosts a magnificent collection of Primitive and Renaissance paintings, including some universally acclaimed masterpieces of all time by Botticelli, Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael and Michelangelo