Detail of the iwan of the Nasir al-Molk mosque in Shiraz, Iran. God, i wish i could visit Iran without the the fear of being kidnapped to work in their secret uranium enrichment facility with no right or say as a woman.
This majestic elephant has its face accented with face paint. Although, I don't condone the capturing or holding animals in captivity. I consider this picture to be beautiful nonetheless. The colors possibly represent emotions.
Hampi, India, was home to one of the largest Empires of the World: Vijaynagara Empire. The Hindu temples have resisted the Islamic Invasion although many were destroyed by the invasion. In the year 1325 Muhammad-bin-Tughluq led several attacks towards sou
India Travel Inspiration - Varanasi is one of the oldest living cities of the world. This sacred city is set on the banks of the mighty Ganges, where the centuries-old religious bathing and cremation rituals at the Ghangha ghats are a daily occurrence.