Sewu temple is the second largest Buddhist temple in Indonesia, Borobudur is the largest. The Sewa temple is located in the Prambanan temple complex in Yogyakarta, Indonesia (about 1 km away from Prambanan temple). They are rebuilding many of the temples on the site which now lie in ruins.
Candi Sewu was likely built in the 8th century as the royal palace at the end of the Rakai Panangkaran kingdom.
Related: Buddha Statues, Borobudur Temple, Java, Indonesia – Banteay Srei temple, Cambodia – Grand Palace, Bangkok, Thailand
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View of Rocky Mountains
Rocky Mountain National Park is as wonderful as you would expect. Amazing views, great hiking. Wonderful place. This photo is from the Calapyso Cascade trail (starting from the Allens Park trailhead), which is a great hike.
Related: View of Rocky Mountains from Mesa Trail, Boulder, Colorado – Cliff Palace, Mesa Verde National Park
View of the landscape of Dinosaur National Monument. If you look closely you can see the trail.
Dinosaur National Monument in Utah is isolated, and while the scenery is nice, it isn’t what I would call spectacular. You can spot fossilized dinosaur bones which are amazing in fact, but almost undetectable within the surroundings.
They are about to open up a visitor’s center which might have some nice exhibits (it wasn’t open when I went).
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Fungus and centipede? Appalachian Trail, Pennsylvania. Please let me know if you can identify the fungus or centipede.
John Hunter on Huricane Ridge, Olympic National Park
Photo of John Hunter on the Hurricane Ridge trail in Olympic National Park, Washington, USA. A great hike.
Waterfall, Swiftcurrent Lake. Glacier National Park
Swiftcurrent Lake trail in the Many Glaciers area of Glacier National Park by John Hunter.