Kisimul or Chiosmuil translates as "the rock in the bay" and the origin is obvious from the castle's location on its rocky island in Castle Bay, on Barra's south coast. Castle Bay, Isle of Barra, Outer Hebrides, Scotland.
Contrast: This photgraph is a wonderful example of contrast. this photo shows two diffrent eliments and puts them together. the black park with the red umbrella in the middle creates a contrast of color creates a visual clarity.
Japanese Soba-choko (Japanese: そば猪口) cups: Soba choko means "Small cup for Soba". During the Edo Period in Japan "soba" (buckwheat noodles) became a popular urban dish. For this dish a choko (cup) was used for holding a dipping sauce.
South Tower crashes down over the Marriott Hotel. I was in the hotel near the lobby when this was happening. I was also the chauffeur of ( foreground ) that day. Lucky enough to survive the collapse this picture has special meaning to me.
A view from Southern College. Looking down unpaved Florida Avenue out over Sutherland bayou, with the Gulf beyond, one may see the wooden sidewalk on which students could walk all the way out to Pig Island for picnics and "surf bathing." Originally, the means of transportation down to the dock was a mule-drawn "bob-tailed streetcar." The buildings in the foreground survive as two of the last remaining structures from Palm Harbor's early days. Courtesy of the Wallace Collection.
A Perfect Spiral. The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has produced this finely detailed image of the beautiful spiral galaxy This galaxy lies in the (The Serpent Bearer), not far from the centre of the Milky Way on the s