red-lipstick: Gigantic century sculpture known as Colosso dell’Appennino, or the Appennine Colossus located in the park of Villa Demidoff (just north of Florence, Italy). It was erected in 1580 by Italian sculptor Giambologna Italy).
of the Modern World - a reminder that the civilizations of China and the times of Lao Tzu and Confucius reached great heights of wisdom and illumination well before there was a stirring of culture in the west.
Bagan, Myanmar (Burma) Before Dawn Virtually all of Bagan’s temples, pagodas and shrines are active and in good repair today, maintained for religious use by both locals and distant benefactors. Most were built between the and centuries.