Weekly Photo Challenge: Endurance

This post is in response to the  Weekly Photo Challenge: Endurance It is not hard to find examples of “endurance” from my travel experience.  But I think this is the one that I really endured to the greatest extent up to my maximum limit. It was during my last trip to South America in December…

Five or Six Maidens? The Porch of the Maidens in Athens, Greece

Please refer to my previous post which is reblogged from my friend Clanmother’s post The Philosopher who loved numbers.  When I saw her picture, I asked her when and where she took this picture.  She told me it was taken in May, 2011 at the Acropolis.  I said, I visited the same site in April, 2011…

The Philosopher Who Loved Numbers

This is from my friend Clanmother ‘s recent post. I like this picture and all the philosopher’s quotes. But one thing that puzzled both of us is the number of maidens. This is too interesting. I am reblogging this post to my other blog where my other readers may help us find an answer. I…

My South America Trip #6 – Sambadrome, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Cariocas Rio de Janeiro is a very beautiful city.  In my last post I have introduced to you the two world-famous beaches Copacabana Beach and Ipanema Beach.  The beaches are crowded with beautiful men and women, sunbathing and enjoying life.  The native inhabitants of Rio known as Cariocas,  are very friendly, pleasant to work with,  love to…

Weekly Travel Theme – Bright

This post is in response to the Weekly Travel Theme: Bright. My interpretation is “what makes your day bright? ”  The  beautiful flowers in these pictures?  A window with an ocean view ?  The beautiful design of the ceiling of the Bellagio Hotel?  Or a piece of fantastic artwork “Breathing flower” in front of San Francisco…

Weekly Photo Challenge – Solitary – A Solitary Singer

This is my second post on Solitary. The title of this picture is: The Solitary Singer The photo was taken in September 2012 on a cruise ship. The singer had a wonderful voice, and the music she chose was beautiful. The background was a big screen showing a video of beautiful places. Her singing attracted…