Looking south into Glacier National park from the top of Bear’s Hump trail, Waterton International Peace Park. The view is incredible.
This photos is from a magical day during my visit to Glacier-Waterton National parks. I started with a great ranger led hike to Iceberg Lake (I kept waiting for good weather which we finally got). Then I drove up to Waterton International Peace Park in Canada. The scenery at several overlooks on that drive were amazing. I then hiked the Bear’s Hump trail and stayed at the Prince of Wales Hotel which was quite nice.
Related: my photos of Glacier National Park photos – Lake McDonald at Glacier National Park – Swiftcurrent Lake Trail, Glacier National Park
The winged genie is shown holding a conical fruit which has presumably been dipped into a bucket of pollen held in preparation for fertilizing the Tree of Life, an important symbol in Assyrian religious belief.
I took these photos at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. The reliefs are from interior walls of the palace of Ashurnasirpal II who reigned from 883 to 859 BC. He was the first Assyrian king to use carved reliefs on the interior walls of a palace at the site of Kalhu (now called Nimrud).
» Continue Reading…
I took this photo on the Campuhan Ridge trail in Ubud, Bali, Indonesia. The hike was quite nice short (about 1 km, 2 km round trip) walk. The goes starts with some vistas of rice fields and nature. Then the trail goes into a village setting with quite a few artists galleries for the tourists. At the end of the trail there is a very nice restaurant with great views.
Related: Neon Green Bug – Bee on a Yellow Flower – Six-spotted Tiger Beetle
I can’t remember the temple name, I’ll add it once I have a chance to go through my photos and organize them. The temple is in the Angkor park area, which includes: Angkor Wat, Angkor Thom, Ta Prohm (which is famous for the banyans growing over the temple) and many more.
Related: Banteay Srei Temple in Cambodia – Mesa Verde National Park, USA – Cypress Garden Swamp, South Carolina, USA
Bugatti Veyron on Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills, California by John Hunter.
» Continue Reading…