This is a picture of the Hindu Temple Shiv Mandir in Bangalore, India -- a statue of Lord Shiva. Shiva is The Lord of destruction in Hinduism but also possesses the typical Hindu beliefs; some of which, are close to my heart.
Longmen Caves in Luoyang, Henan, China ~ one of the finest examples of Chinese Buddhist art ~ There are as many as statues within the caves, ranging from an 1 inch to 57 feet in height ~ on UNESCO World Heritage List as “an outstanding ma
Himalayan Road in Himachal Pradesh. The Karakoram Highway is the highest paved international road in the world. It connects China and Pakistan across the Karakoram mountain range, through the Khunjerab Pass, at an elevation of metres .
Mountain of the Gods --Ruins on Mount Nemrut, Turkey, burial site of kings, date from the first century B. These statues were made by the people of the ancient Kingdom of Commagene, located in SE Turkey near the Syrian Border.
the Dar al-Hajar (Rock Palace) perched atop a rock pinnacle at the Wadi Dhahr Valley in Yemen. Classic example of Yemeni architecture built in 1786 by Imam Mansour Ali Bin Mahdi Abbas; in the Imam Yahya Hamid Al Din extended it as a summer residence.