понедельник, 27 апреля 2009 г.
Maiko Girls in the Garden of Kinkakuji Templ.
Kinkakuji (Golden Pavilion) is a Zen temple in northern Kyoto whose top two floors are completely covered in gold leaf. Formally known as Rokuonji, the temple was the retirement villa of the shogun Ashikaga Yoshimitsu, and according to his will it became a Zen temple of the Rinzai sect after his death in 1408. Kinkakuji was the inspiration for the similarly named Ginkakuji (Silver Pavilion), built by Yoshimitsu's grandson, Ashikaga Yoshimasa, on the other side of the city a few decades later.
среда, 15 апреля 2009 г.
вторник, 14 апреля 2009 г.
понедельник, 13 апреля 2009 г.
Tanjung Puting. kalimantan (Borneo) - An orangutan poses for guests at the Tanjung Puting rehabilitation center.
Tanjung Puting National Park is a national park in Indonesia located on the island of Borneo in the Indonesian province of Central Kalimantan. The park is famous for its orangutan conservation. The park was set aside in the 1930s by the Dutch colonial government for the protection of the orangutans and proboscis monkey, and was designated as a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve in 1977 and a national park in 1982.
среда, 8 апреля 2009 г.
Swansea Bay as seen from Townhill
Swansea Bay (and all of the upper reaches of the Bristol Channel) experiences one of the largest tidal ranges in the world with a maximum range of about 10 m.