Located in the Old City of Jerusalem, the Wailing Wall or Kotel is believed to be a remnant of the ancient wall that surrounds Temple Mount. The wall is considered to be a sacred site by the Jews and thousands of pilgrims make their way there each year.
May you be as stress-free as this kitty today!
The Mughal Empire ruled the Indian subcontinent from about 1526 to 1757. Currently, that region is now divided into India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan. Although the Mughal Empire is no more, their legacy lives on. Taken out and about India, here are a few shots of Mughal architecture:
One of the reasons I keep travelling is because I have this long list of places I want to see that I’ve probably read about or seen on TV. Ayers Rock is one of those places. No matter how many photos or documentaries you’ve seen about this huge sandstone block, nothing compares to seeing it in person. Located in the Northern Territory of Australia, it’s actually quite a pain to get to. But seeing that huge rock from my window seat as the plane was landing made the domestic flight and the reaaally long international flight worth it.
“The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever.” -Jacques Yves Cousteau