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Chichen Itza is an ancient Mayan site located on the Yucatán peninsula of Mexico. These famous pre-Columbian ruins signify the rich history of the ancient Mayan civilization. Chichen Itza was built around 600 BCE, making the ruins roughly 2600 years old today. The large ruin complex contains many stone buildings, including temples, pyramids, & platforms, as well as various statues & caves. Chichen Itza is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, & is the 2nd most visited archeological site in Mexico.
TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY - GALLERY 2 - ETHIOPIA - Dorze People
Africa | A Dorze man building his home in the Chencha, southern Ethiopia. The Dorze people are famous for their huge huts, resembling a giant beehive. Although these huts look fragile, they can last up to 60 years. The about 12 metres high huts, looking like a beehive, are constructed with vertical hardwood poles and woven bamboo and have thatched roofs of enset (false-banana) | © Sergio Pessolano
Chapel of the Holy Cross, Sedona. This Roman Catholic chapel is one of the main tourist attractions in Sedona. It is built right between 2 red rocks on a so-called Vortex spot. The location is unique The chapel is unpretetious and sparsely decorated, designed by Marguerite Brunswig Staude, a student of the famous architect Frank Lloyd Wright. The out of time look of this chapel is typical for the FLW school.
Getting Art Deco Right
Bullocks Wilshire, 3050 Wilshire Boulevard – the famous Art Deco department store built by Los Angeles architects John and Donald Parkinson in 1929. ** My grandfather, Jock Peters, did the interiors, furnishings, and elevator doors, setting the tone for the first two floors of the building, now declared a cultural monument.**
Is the Willard Library in Evansville, Indiana haunted?
he Willard library was built in 1885 which makes it more than 110 years old. The Library is the oldest public library building in the state of Indiana and is housed in a Victorian Gothic building in Evansville, which is near the downtown area of this southwestern Indiana city of 130,000 people. The building still functions to this day as a library.
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Great Temple of Amun Karnak, Egypt begun c.1550 BC The Great Temple of Amun, near to the site of the ancient city of Thebes, is as famous for its size as it is for its architecture. Its architectural integrity comes from the fact its builders were careful to maintain a single axial line. This allowed the sun’s rays, at dawn as well as at sunset, always to penetrate the heart of the temple.