Prayer flags, I believe in the power of a though, so I believe in the power of a prayer...and I love the visual that your pray is being carried through the wind, reaching where ever it may go, in the hopes that it can magically come back to you, turning your prayer dreams, hopes, and wishes and make them a reality. Don't you love that, if only life was that simple ;)
Initial construction began on the Harmandir Sahib (aka the Golden Temple) in Amritsar, India in 1588; the signature external gold plating and marble were added in the early 1800s. (From: Photos: World's Most Striking Temples)
Cinque Terre, Italy It’s no secret this would have to be one of the most romantic picks in all of Europe. Sure, it’s ‘been done before’. But one look at that picture and you know why… it’s hard to beat!
These trees can be found in the so-called Crooked Forest, in Poland, all of their trunks inexplicably bowing to the north. Adding to the weirdness, nobody knows how they got that way. Experts are certain that some human intervention had to be involved, but when World War II happened, the reasons for shaping the trees that way were lost. While some of the more boring theories involve creating bent wood for the ribs of boat hulls,