Saturday, 28 February 2009

The Saqqara Pyramid

This step pyramid is believed to be created by Imhotep for King Djoser (2667 - 2648 BC), the second king of the 3rd Dynasty. It stands at Saqqara, close to Cairo, the capital of Egypt.

Monday, 23 February 2009

Thursday, 19 February 2009

Monday, 16 February 2009

La Paz

Although Sucre is the official capital of Bolivia, La Paz (3.660m) is the most important city in the country. Illimani vulcano stands in the backgroud.
Downtown main square.
Next to southern La Paz, Valle de la Luna shows amazing formations of volcanic rock eroded by rainfall.

Thursday, 12 February 2009

World's biggest book

Each little pagoda is a page of the book. Click on the last photo to enlarge and read.
Mandalay, Burma/Myanmar.

Monday, 9 February 2009

Placencia

Placencia is a nice small town perched at the tip of a long, narrow and sandy peninsula in southern Belize.

Monday, 2 February 2009