Alabaster work set in porcelain tiling at Golestan Palace in Tehran, Iran. Looking closer at the threshold steps, that's not rust or wear causing the striping pattern but more polished alabaster or marble stones. Very beautiful!
Practitioner in Chinese-occupied Tibet, meditating with a prayer wheel. The wheel has prayers for peace, hope, love inscribed on the outside as well as on a roll of paper inside. As the wheel is rotated, the prayers are activated.
Burano (Venice), Italy - Look at the gorgeous spring colors that reflect my preferences in the architecture of Burano, Italy - an island next to Venice. We enjoyed watching beautiful lace being hand crocheted here on a very rainy day.
Thorncroft Chapel - located in Eureka Springs, Arkansas, designed by E. Fay Jones and constructed in The design recalls the Prairie School of architecture popularized by Frank Lloyd Wright, with whom Jones had apprenticed.