Monday, January 24, 2022

Classical Gardens of Suzhou - China

Classical Chinese garden design, which seeks to recreate natural landscapes in miniature, is nowhere better illustrated than in the nine gardens in the historic city of Suzhou. 
They are generally acknowledged to be masterpieces of the genre. 
Dating from the 11th-19th century, the gardens reflect the profound metaphysical importance of natural beauty in Chinese culture in their meticulous design. 

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Lima - Peru

Lima is the capital of Peru and also the largest city in the country. 
In 2017, the city had a population of about 9,752,000, about 2 million more than a decade earlier. 

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Sunday, January 23, 2022

The Hague - Netherlands

The Hague, officially The Hague, is the capital of the province of South Holland. 
Although The Hague is not the capital of the Netherlands, that is Amsterdam, it is the residence and in many ways functions as the capital. 

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Saturday, January 22, 2022

Changdeokgung Palace Complex - Korea

In the early 15th century, the King Taejong ordered the construction of a new palace at an auspicious site. 
A Bureau of Palace Construction was set up to create the complex, consisting of a number of official and residential buildings set in a garden that was cleverly adapted to the uneven topography of the 58-ha site. 
The result is an exceptional example of Far Eastern palace architecture and design, blending harmoniously with the surrounding landscape. 

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Tangier - Morocco

Tangier, is a city in northern Morocco. 
The city is located in the prefecture of Tanger-Asilah, in the Tanger-Tétouan region. 

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Friday, January 21, 2022

Cathedral, Torre Civica and Piazza Grande, Modena - Italy

The magnificent 12th-century cathedral at Modena, the work of two great artists (Lanfranco and Wiligelmus), is a supreme example of early Romanesque art. 
With its piazza and soaring tower, it testifies to the faith of its builders and the power of the Canossa dynasty who commissioned it. 

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San Julian - Malta

San Ġiljan, better known by its English name St. Julian's, is a town and municipality in Malta. 
The place, which is located on the coast of the island north of the capital Valletta, is highly oriented towards tourists; especially the Paceville entertainment district. 

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