Category: Cultures and Civilizations

Saint Kateri Tekawitha statue

This is Saint Kateri Tekawitha statue that I photographed and made as a digital sketch. I’ve seen this wooden sculpture displayed inside the Mission San Xavier del Bac, Arizona. The mission is a beautiful historic Spanish Catholic religious… Read More

Maman the Giant Spider

You cannot miss Maman the Giant Spider, an urban art sculpture in Ottawa, Canada. The National Gallery of Art in Ottawa has placed it in front of its entrance. As a matter of fact, Maman (French for Mother)… Read More

Winds of Guatemala a puzzling photo

Winds of Guatemala is the story Graham wrote about this unusual photo of mine: “The bridge was haunted. It was the talk of the village. Evelin had been jostled and Maynor had been knocked down. Nobody wanted to… Read More

Illusion and Genius by Salvador Dali

This is “Gala Contemplating the Mediterranean Sea” by Salvador Dali.  I photographed it at the Theater-Museum in Figueres, Spain. For those who don’t know, this is actually a portrait of Lincoln. You cannot see the president’s face though,… Read More

After the Party

This is an After the Party scene I saw in a backyard in Canada after Halloween. Some still nice looking pumpkins were stacked together on a backyard bench in the trash corner. ** For those who don’t know,… Read More

Hang Yer Hat At Our Place

Hang Yer Hat At Our Place – An old funny cowboy poster This is an antique deteriorated and scratched Wild West sign, but as cool as you can get 🙂  It was hanging on a wooden fence at… Read More

The Guardian Inukshuk Canadian symbol in magical sunset light

This is an Inukshuk and it is one of Canada’s symbols. It’s a structure made of stacked stones, and it generally represents a human person. The ancient Inuit people from the cold zones of the Arctic used it… Read More

Native American Turtle Hair Ornament

Native American Turtle Hair Ornament Turtle symbolism The turtle has a lot of significance in Native American cultures. For them it represents strength and fertility. Similarly, they believe that it has the power of defying death. Some consider… Read More

Day of the Dead Mexico with Candy and Tequila

Day of the Dead Mexico, with candy and Tequila for fun 🙂 *Click on the pictures for a larger view! The Day of the Dead – Día de los Muertos,  is a Mexican celebration somehow similar to Halloween in… Read More

Halloween Orange Black and Boo

Halloween Orange Black and Boo is the name of the game on the 31st October in the English culture and tradition. Coming from the old Celtic culture, we are still celebrating Halloween today and we adore having fun… Read More

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