porch of the caryatids, parthenon, athens, greece.

porch of the caryatids, parthenon, athens, greece. These are modern copies and the originals are in the Parthenon museum. On the Temple of Erechtheion.

#Meteora, Greece  One of the most magical places I have ever been....

The Monastery of Rousanou looks out onto the enormous sandstone pillars of the Meteora area of Greece ~ absolutely…

China

Entry Gate, Chengdu, China Photo: via berilberilyum Affiliate Link Chinese Architecture (Introductions to Chinese Culture)

Greek Orthodox monks built 20 monasteries atop rock pillars at Meteora (Thessaly - Central Greece) overlooking the Thessalian Plain, from the 10th to the 16th century, in order to get away from Byzantine politics and raiding Turks. The thing that makes Meteora so special is the monasteries on the top of the rock towers. This place is something like monasteries kingdom.

Rock and monastery by testmaniac Meteora is an area in Thessaly (Central Greece). The thing that makes Meteora so special is the monasteries on the top of the rock towers. This place is something like monasteries kingdom. This is one of seven monastery.

Machu Piccu, Peru. >>> It's such a dream of mine to go to Peru. Has anyone been? Please let me know - I would love to hear about it! :)

Machu Piccu By Chris Perry To get to Machu Picchu, international flights arrive in Lima, Peru, located on the Pacific coast. Connect or straight flight into Cusco Airport, then take a Train or you can do a hike to Machu Picchu

Macchu Picchu, Peru - What a stunning site of history. I would love to go here one day! :)

Exploring Machu Picchu

Peru - Machu Picchu Llama Trekkers on the Inca Trail pass through the Intipunku (the Sun Gate) at sunrise, but head there when it clears out by late morning and you’ll be able to enjoy the landscape in peace.

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