ZAKYNTHOS(ZANTE), GREECE : Home to the worldwide famous Navagio (Shipwreck) beach and glorified by innumerable travel guides, Zakynthos island is one of the most popular Greek islands! Breathtaking landscapes, exotic beaches with sugar-fine sand and turquoise waters and crazy nightlife.
LOVE FOR GREECE : Greece is the best vacation destination in Europe. History, culture, great food, beautiful beaches, charming villages, amazing weather, fun nightlife, and island hopping. Greece & the Greek Islands are famous for some things.
This is the Earth God of an indigenous tribal village in eastern Taiwan. Unlike people in the lowlands who make offerings of incense sticks and food to their Earth God, the indigenous people pay respects to their god with rice wine, cigarettes, and betel nuts. (Photo by Jeffrey Shen)
Swirling in Pauahi Crater -- "Lava pours onto the floor of Pauahi Crater during the eruption of Mauna Ulu, November 11th, 1973" in Hawaii, USA. Photographer: R. Tilling, United States Geological Survey [1562 x 1053] [OS]
Visit Skytree-Town last weekend and enjoyed the small not so crowded Christmas Market on the 4th floor. I try to avoid the bit markets.
Roman mosaic of the goddess Diana emerging from her bath, attended by a nymph, only to be surprised by the mythological hunter Actaeon. He will be transformed into a stag and mutilated by his own hounds as repentance for seeing her naked. 2nd century CE. Volubilis, Morocco.
Roman mosaic portraits depicting the owner of a luxurious rustic estate and his children, circa mid-2nd century CE. Excavated from the Villa Armira, a 22-room home likely owned by an Italian marble trader who moved to the province to exploit its quarries. National Historical Museum. Sofia, Bulgaria.