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Evanescent (n) – soon passing out of sight, memory, or existence; quickly fading or disappearing. This week’s photo challenge stumped me for a second. I told myself not to over think it, and came up with fireworks! 

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Memento Monday: Handwoven Turkish Carpets and Rugs

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Carpet rug weaving is a Turkish heritage. I am awed by the skill of these women who produce such beautiful silk carpets and rugs with only their hands.Their work are showcased in an elaborate presentation, snacks included.Made by hand, I … Continue reading

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Intramuros, A Filipino Heritage

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A popular quote of Jose Rizal, the Philippines’ national hero, goes “Ang hindi marunong tumingin sa pinangalingan; hindi makararating sa paroroonan.” (He who does not know how to look back at where he came from will never get to his … Continue reading

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A Fiery Reflection

On our way home from a weekend in Washington, D.C., I glanced at the side mirror from my seat as a passenger, and saw the sunset reflecting on it. I immediately grabbed my phone to take a picture, and I … Continue reading

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The Sleeping Danger That Is Mount Vesuvius

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Mount Vesuvius is silent, but dangerous. One can’t miss it, standing at the main square of Pompeii, the ancient city that is now a popular attraction because the presently quiet volcano erupted back in AD 79 covering Pompeii with ashes … Continue reading

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Snapshot: Sphere Within A Sphere

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When I saw a bronze globe at the Pine Cone Garden of the Vatican Museum in Rome, I immediately thought, “Earth!” The outdoor sculpture is by Italian artist Amaldo Pomodoro.The orb is cracked with another sphere in the crack. Hence … Continue reading

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Earth’s Poetry 

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“The poetry of the earth is never dead.” – John Keats, English poet Happy Earth Day! 🌎

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National Harbor, Maryland 

Maryland’s National Harbor offers fun surprises for both kids and adults. Me, I loved the opportunity of taking a picture of the silhouette of the ferris wheel and the crowd at sunset. Happy Easter to those who celebrate! 

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Wordless Wednesday: Swiss Guard, Vatican City 

WPC: Security 

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View from the Top of the Leaning Tower of Pisa, Italy 

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Before the new Weekly Photo Challenge is issued today, I’ll share my entry for last week’s atop. My husband and I climbed the 297 steps of the Tower of Pisa. And oh, my, was it a challenge! The marble steps … Continue reading

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