Favorite Places & Spaces
Leigh Lake Reflections by Chip Phillips, via 500px
Europe: Turquoise Sea, Sardinia, Italy
Mother of Pearl - Oceans / Beaches
Canyon Steps, The Black Forest, Germany
Kuchlbauer Tower by Austrian architect Friedensreich Hundertwasser (1928-1986): Built on the grounds of a brewery in Bavaria, Germany. Curves instead of corners & edges, green roofs, custom windows, onion domes & colorful, playful facades are hallmarks of Hundertwasser's style.
Starting at Kalapana, Hawaii you can walk for two hours to the place on the coast where active lava flows touch the ocean. This is insane.
I want to bring the kids here...
Rio de Janeiro - I want to go here one day. Badly.
The Crooked Forest: In Poland, someone planted them bent but no one knows how or why.
Fresh beauty opens one's eyes wherever it is really seen, but the very abundance and completeness of the common beauty that besets our steps prevents its being absorbed and appreciated. It is a good thing, therefore, to make short excursions now and then to the bottom of the sea among dulse and coral, or up among the clouds on mountain-tops, or in balloons, or even to creep like worms into dark holes and caverns underground, not only to learn something of what is going on in those out-of-the-way