The Park of Monsters, or Sacro Bosco, is filled with massive statues depicting images meant to shock. One of the best things to do in Viterbo, Italy. Click to see more pictures of these odd ancient statues and where to find them. @venturists
A shell shocked soldier in the trenches during World War One. "I don't know why, but I find this image strangely beautiful. Grievous, but beautiful. I am not sure of the photographer of this piece or the name of the soldier in the photo. I do know that it is the cover image of the book "Broken Men: Shell Shock, Treatment and Recovery in Britain, 1914-30," written by Fiona Reid. If anyone knows the photographer's name, I would appreciate it very much."~Sethaka.
“Don't wish me happiness I don't expect to be happy all the time... It's gotton beyond that somehow. Wish me courage and strength and a sense of humor. I will need them all.” ~Anne Morrow Lindbergh, Gift from the Sea
Oia (Ia) | Santorini | One of the most beautiful settlements in Greece, globally acknowledged for its characteristic architecture. White, simple forms and curves dominate. The harmonic sequence of the buildings creates an image of tranquility, with the element of its beauty being so intense that it shocks you at the same time. The courtyard of a house is also the roof of another, a cluster of caved houses with a view to the deep blue. It is located at the northern edge of Santorini, at the…