Photos from February 2016
dimanche 29 mai 2016
jeudi 26 mai 2016
lundi 23 mai 2016
The historic site of Počitelj is built in a natural karst amphiteatre on the left bank of the river Neretva, about 30 km. to the south of Mostar.
It is believed that the fortified town were built by Bosnia's King Stjepan Tvrtko I in 1383. The walled town of Počitelj evolved throughout to the 18th century, two stages of evolution are evident: medieval, and Ottoman.
Photos from Octobre 2015
samedi 21 mai 2016
mercredi 18 mai 2016
dimanche 15 mai 2016
Anuradhapura is one of the ancient capitals of Sri Lanka, famous for its well-preserved ruins of ancient Sri Lankan civilization. The city, now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, was the center of Theravada Buddhism for many centuries.
It is believed that from the fourth century BC until the beginning of the 11th century AD it was the capital of the Sinhalese. During this period it remained one of the most stable and durable centers of political power and urban life in South Asia. The ancient city, considered sacred to the Buddhist world, is still a place for pray and pilgrimages.
Photos from April 2016.
jeudi 12 mai 2016
lundi 9 mai 2016
A khachkar, also known as an Armenian cross-stone, is a carved, memorial stele bearing a cross, and often with additional motifs such as rosettes, interlaces, and botanical motifs. Khachkars are characteristic of Medieval Christian Armenian art. Since 2010, khachkars, their symbolism and craftsmanship are inscribed in the UNESCO list of Intangible Cultural Heritage.
Photos from Summer 2015, taken on the Monasteries of Haghpat, Noravank, Tatev, Goshavank and Geghard.
The Holy Redeemer khachkar in Haghpat, carved in 1273 by master Vahram. Amenaprkich (meaning Holy Saviour) is a particular type of khachkar in which on the cross is a depiction of the crucified Christ. Only a few such designs are known, and most date from the late 13th century.The famous khachkar in Goshavank, carved in 1291 by master Poghos.