This gorgeous card comes from Mirka in Dresden. It is amazing how similar, yet how different it is to another card that I received from Dresden a while ago!
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Caryatids porch of the Erechtheion. Acropolis. Athens. Greece.
View of the famous Caryatid porch on the south side of the Erechtheion on the Acropolis summit. The porch or balcony has six sculptured graceful figures of maidens supporting the entablature. 155 more words
I love the early Christian catacombs of Rome. But since you can only enter as part of a guided tour, visits feel rushed. The frescoes in these maze-like tomb complexes reveal the first Christian images and thus the stories, priorities, and spiritual direction of the early church. 1,154 more words
I travelled to Syria just prior to the civil war which began in 2011. I spent about 10 days there and I found the people most welcoming, engaging and respectful and the country itself a feast of cultural and natural treasures. 3,970 more words
Mesa Verde National Park is an incredible adventure into the past and a vast area of beautiful wilderness where you can hike, bike, and camp. You can step into the world of the Ancestral Pueblo people at this amazing archeological site. 622 more words