Monday, December 5, 2011


Giza, Egypt
C L I C K     T O     E N L A R G E

                                                         Pyramids of Giza

This striking photo of one of the world's wonders is 1024 x 685 and is posted at Pxl Eyes.  It dramatizes the fact that desert rains while rare, can suddenly arrive and unleash their torrent, then just as quickly leave.


Tourists must marvel that people really do ride camels as an everyday experience.  Where are they headed as the sun sets?  Will they soon pitch tents or do they pull up in the driveway?  The image is 1600 x 1200 from Wallpaper Cavern.


The central pyramid gives the best indication these structures once had smooth surfaces that gleamed in the desert sun.  Over time they have been robbed of their coveted polished rock.  This image is posted at reddit and is 1280 x 800 at 300 dpi.


The ancient Egyptians must have known the large pyramids alone were too abstract.  The human face of an imposing beast is witness to your approach.  The Sphinx brings life and mystery to this monument of human thought.  This is another image posted at reddit and it is 1600 x 1200.


Christopher Chan captured his experience entering this complex of ordered stone.  It is featured at Best Picture Gallery and the image is 1024 x 673.

                                                     COLD VALENTINE

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