Travel theme: Shimmer

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The Shimmer of the Oslo Fjord, Oslo, Norway


The Shimmering Chinese Lanterns, Longwood Gardens, PA


The shimmer of white marble in the sun- Sheikh Zayed mosque, Abu Dhabi, UAE


Shimmering drops of a water fountain, Longwood Gardens, PADSC06330.JPG

The Shimmer of Gold- Emirates Palace Hostel, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge-Entrances-and-Doors

Finding images for this challenge was a pleasant distraction from ad nauseum discussions on US presidential election

Entrance to the Rodin Museum, PhiladelphiaDSC_0769.JPG

Gateway to the Taj Mahal, Agra, Indiadsc06704Entrance to Sheikh Zayed Mosque, Abu Dhabi, UAEDSC06403.JPGEntrance to the Qutab Minar, Delhi, India


Floral entrance to the Conservatory at Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, PAdsc06964

Gate to the Red Fort, Agra, IndiaDSC06574.JPG

Weekly Photo Challenge- Shine

I shall rise and shine for this challenge, thus-dsc06424

Sheikh Zayed Mosque shining in the moonlight, Abu Dhabi, UAE


Sheikh Zayed mosque again- the marble shining in sunlight




All that glitters is gold? Maybe- in the lobby of the Emirates Palace Hotel, Abu Dhabi, UAE


The sun shining over Lake Thingvellir, Iceland


Evening sun- Embarcadero, San Diego, CA


Cee’s Which Way Photo Challenge – October 19, 2016


The path laid down by the king Christian IV with his gloved hand- this is where the city of Oslo (Christiania), Norway was founded


The wonders of yesteryears- path leading to Qutub Minar, Delhi, India


Walk in royal (Mughal) style- Red Fort, Agra, the seat of Mughal rulers of India


The corridors of Sheikh Zayed Mosque, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Travel theme: Enlightened

“Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is enlightenment.”dsc06786

The Enlightened Ruler-

This is a pillar from Emperor Akbar’s tomb in Sikandra, which depicts symbols of all major religions. He promoted religious tolerance in India.


Enlightening young minds-

Inside the Naval Academy at Annapolis, MD, USdsc_0293

Honoring the enlightened-

Inside the Nobel Peace Prize Museum, Oslo Norway


Enlightened by the past- Colosseum at Rome