The Taj Mahal is an immense mausoleum of white marble, built in Agra between 1631 and 1648 by order of the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his favourite wife, the Taj Mahal is the jewel of Muslim art in India and one of the universally admired masterpieces of the world's heritage. Scanned paper photo February 2004
Natural Park of Sintra-Cascáis
Considered a World Heritage Cultural Landscape, the park presents a great diversity of environments and incredible landscapes on the coast and the green mountain range of Sintra.
Carved out of the mountain on the west bank of the Nile between 1274 and 1244 BC, this imposing main temple of the Abu Simbel complex was as much dedicated to the deified Ramses II himself as to Ra-Horakhty, Amun and Ptah. The four colossal statues of the pharaoh, which front the temple, are like gigantic sentinels watching over the incoming traffic from the south, undoubtedly designed as a warning of the strength of the pharaoh.
Siena Cathedral, Duomo di Siena is a medieval catholic church dedicated to the Assumption of Mary. It is located
in a piazza above the Piazza del Campo, it is a great Gothic building filled with treasures by Pisano, Donatello and Michelangelo as well as frescoes by Pinturicchio.
United Airlines and the travel agency Travex Security invited us to the presentation of the new Polaris Business Class. United's Sales Manager, Edurne Vera, explained the advantages of traveling at United Polaris and told us about the news of the airline. Thanks for a special night.
Main entrance gate and the Milou Tower at Zhouzhuang Water Village, Jiangsu, the most famous water township in China, noted for its profound cultural background, the well preserved ancient residential houses and the elegant watery views. It has been called the Venice of the East.
Walking around. Sintra is a tourist city under the Volcanic Complex of Sintra of Portugal, near the capital, Lisbon. It was a real sanctuary for a long time and its wooded terrain houses pastel-colored villages and palaces.
The Leaning Tower of Pisa is the freestanding bell tower of the cathedral of Pisa, known worldwide for its unintended tilt. The tower is situated behind the cathedral and is the third oldest structure in the city's Cathedral Square after the cathedral and the Pisa baptistry.
Titanic Belfast is a 'must see' on any trip to Belfast and has become the most popular tourist attraction in Northern Ireland. Housed in an iconic, six-floor building, Titanic Belfast is located in the heart of Belfast, right beside the historic site of this world-famous ship’s construction.
The Forbbiden City is a palace complex. The former Chinese imperial palace from the Ming dynasty to the end of the Qing dynasty, it now houses the Palace Museum. The Forbidden City served as the home of emperors and their households as well as the ceremonial and political center of Chinese government for almost 500 years.
More than 100 years have gone since since the San Miguel Market opened its doors. Today is one of the world's main gastronomic markets. It allows visitors to experience the essence and most significant flavors of every corner of Spain
Herons are one of my favorite birds. This beauty posed for my camera in Los Roques. I discovered a lot of wildlife outside and inside the sea. Really a natural paradise. Scanned paper photo. August 2003
The Basilica of the Holy Family in Barcelona was designed by Antoni Gaudí. The works began in 1882 and has not yet been completed. It is one of the most visited monuments in Spain and is a symbol of modernist architecture.
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Colors of India - Picture 3. In Jaipur at Fort Amber you find these wonderful traditionally painted elephants that transport you from the entrance to the fort. The ride lasts approximately 30 minutes. You have to make the visit very early, the walks are limited due not to tire the friendly elephants. Paper photo February 2004
Colors of India - Picture 2. Terracotta pink color, the Hawa Mahal Palace or Palace of the Winds was built in the city of Jaipur in 1799 by the Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh. The building was part of the Jaipur palace where the women were assigned to the harem. From the windows they could see the life of the city without being seen or leave the palace. Paper photo, February 2004