Taj Mahal, Agra, India
Explored Dec 17, 2008 # 238 Taj Mahal: Standing majestically on the banks of River Yamuna, the Taj Mahal is synonymous with love and romance. It is believed that the name "Taj Mahal" was derived from the name of Shah Jahan wife Mumtaz Mahal and means "Crown Palace". The purity of the white marble, the exquisite ornamentation, precious gemstones used and its picturesque location, all make Taj Mahal travel gain a place amongst the most popular ones. However, unless and until, one knows the…
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VALLEE DE L'OMO, PEINTURES CORPORELLES, TRIBUS SURMA ET MURSI
Depuis la nuit des temps Surmas, Mursis parent et décorent leur corps. Les origines de ces dessins sont inconnus. La certitude est que ce n'est ni religieux ni rituel. Il peuvent se baigner et les effacer plusieurs fois par jour. Pierres volcaniques broyées, les pigments sont mélangés à l'eau. Ils se dessinent vite, du bout des doigts, avant que le mélange ne sèche. Cette rapidité d'exécution garantie leur spontanéïté.
india - gujarat
Mir woman (Gujarat). Mir is a tribe/caste which has decended from the Butt tribe in Kashmir Valley of Baramulla. It is also in Sindh Gilgit and Punjab provinces of Pakistan and India. Mir are actually of Butt lineage along with Khwaja. Mir are also known as Butt today because they are actually descended directly from the Butt bloodlines. Mir became a subcaste somewhere around 1850 and is actually a name of a person and NOT a tribe.
Durbar Square, Kathmandu, Nepal. Sadhus are holy men who have renounced all their worldly possesions and left their family behind in search of spiritual enlightenment. They ask for baksheesh or a small donation whenever they can so that they may eat. Some Sadhus are less than holy, even downright aggresive. They can be found all across Nepal at important Hindu temple sights.