Where are you going this summer? Is it a stay cation, or will you be exploring a new country? Western Canada has some great places to visit, from the badlands to the Rocky Mountains in Alberta. The Okanagan Valley in British Columbia is wonderful for lake activities. I will be out exploring more of British Columbia for sure this summer.Whatever your plans, I hope that you meet interesting people and have memorable experiences!! continue reading
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Whistler is a Canadian resort town in western Canada, approximately 125 km north of Vancouver.Its pedestrian village has won numerous design awards in 1990’s. Before the tourist has arrived this land has been inhabited by the Squamish and Lil’wat First Nations.The first non-indigenous visitors to the Whistler Valley were California gold rush veterans that came here to explore better coastal access route to the booming B.C. gold mines. In the late 1920s and 1930 several... continue reading
I love to photograph unique architecture, especially of historic buildings. Most communities possess some of these treasures. Here's one from my own area, the Jewish Synagogue in Boise, Idaho. Ahavath Beth Israel has been a landmark in Boise, Idaho since 1896 andis thought to be the oldest synagogue building in continuous use in the United States west of the Mississippi River.The synagogue features elements of Rundbogenstil (Round Arch Style) architecture, a nineteenth-century historic... continue reading
Madhya Pradesh is the Central Indian state of India. It has very old history of ancient civilisation and culture. Many parts of Western Madhya Pradesh which includes Narmada Valley, Nimar and Malwa areas once very in the stone arts.Stone Sculptures of later Buddhist era and idols from 5th Century AD found at various places of Mandsour, Kasrawad, Harsud, Mandav etc.Stone idols of Jain and Hindu deities of found at Hinglajgarh area during excavation which belongs to 9th Century AD to 12 Century... continue reading
Went to Perth last week and have some pictures. Feware already uploaded and few more to come.Perth is beautiful and especially King's Park is a place from which you can enjoy the beautiful skyline of the city.It has plenty of old and new architectural sites and that is one of the particular features I love most.Several buildings of early 1900, or at least the facade are maintained while they are replaced by modern high rises.My first priority was to capture the Perth skyline, but, unfortunately... continue reading
On Dreamstime, there are 1456 images associated with ants.Grotesque and creepy as they may be perceived by some humans, ants are industrious and cooperative, each apparently knowing their role in maintaining the health of their community, something we humans could stand to apply to our own society.Some photos are of real ants displaying typical ant behavior.Others display considerable creative license.Still others are flat out cartoony... continue reading
Hello there,This photo is the best single photo I have ever seen of the "Kotel ha-Ma-a-ravi"/the middle 1/3rd section of a section of the outer western retaining wall of Herods Temple. This Temple took 70+ years to build and stood in a state of total completeness for a period of approx. 6 odd years before it was destroyed by Prince Titus's Roman legions in 70 AM (After Messiah)I would love to put this photo on the front page of my own website at http://mayanstempletalk.yolasite.com Perhaps... continue reading
Went to a book store yesterday searching for some travel guide about western Europe. Of course lonely planet is my first choice. When i looked through the book shelf, several other books drew my attention. "Travel by train in western Europe". The books listed several route which can cover 2-7 countries in Europe, travelling by train.I like travel. When i was in China, travel by train is quite common. however, it is a bit crowd...heard that train in Europe is not that crowd. checked the price... continue reading
While driving in my car heading to the zoo I heard some great news about Western Lowland Gorillas on NPR.They announced that the Wildlife Conservation Society gorilla experts discovered in the Republic of Congo an estimated 125,000 Western Lowland Gorillas living in the countries Northern Forests.The reason for the high numbers is because there is no war, logging and disease epidemics that is linked to man.Hardly anyone goes into this forest do to it being hard to move around through the swamp... continue reading
Here are some of my latest photos from Winthrop WA, a town in Eastern Washington State, USA.The whole town has a fake western look to it, but there are some great things there to photograph.There were many more photos that I shot, but I was still getting used to a new camera, my first Canon camera. continue reading
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