Thursday, October 23, 2014

Statue of Liberty, New York City, USA 2014

Statue of Liberty, New York City

The Statue of Liberty, since 1924 a National Monument, is recognized as a universal symbol of freedom and democracy.

Potala Palace, Lhasa, Tibet 2014

Potala Palace, Lhasa, Tibet

The Potala Palace at the peak of Marpo Ri, the "Red Hill" is the symbol of Lhasa (sacred land), a treasure of Tibetan history, religion, culture and arts.

Cambodia 2014

Angkor Wat, Angkor, Siem Reap, Cambodia

The ruins of Angkor are located to the north of Tonle Sap lake and south of the Kulen Hills, near the city of Siem Reap,

Angkor is one of the most important archaeological sites in South-East Asia. 

The Angkor Archaeological Park contains the magnificent remains of the different capitals of the Khmer Empire, (9th to the 15th century), including the temples of Angkor Wat, Angkor Thom, and the Bayon Temple. Todayit is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Angkor was the ancient capital of the Khmer empire, in western Cambodia and one of the world's greatest cultural treasures, today the national symbol of the country,

Great Wall of China 2014

Chinese Great Wall

Great Wall of China (长城)China
The Long Wall is really an amazing landmark and today the most celebrated symbol of China. In pre modern times the Great Wall was also recognized as a symbol of the futility and cruelty of the first emperor's political and military ambitions. ..

Taj Mahal Agra 2014

Taj Mahal, Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India


Satellite View of Taj Mahal using Google Earth Data

Satellite view is showing Taj Mahal in Agra, a city in India
The immense mausoleum covered with white marble was built in Agra between 1631
and 1648 by decree of Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, in memory of his beloved
wife Arjumand Banu Begum, her nickname: Mumtaz Mahal.
The "crown of buildings" is the symbol of the Indian nation..
Taj Mahal world heritage site in the city of Agra, Uttar Pradesh, seen from the banks of Yamuna river, with Mihman Khana or assembly hall (left) and Taj Mahal mosque (right), the two almost identical buildings on either side.

Monument 2014

Giza Pyramid and the Great Sphinx near Cairo, Egypt

Giza Pyramid and the Great Sphinx nearCairoEgypt
The pyramids are a symbol of the high culture of dynastic ancient Egypt...

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Haymarket Hotel London, United Kingdom 2014

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