Fragrance. by miguelsilva

Visit to Quinta dos Loridos, where the largest oriental garden of Europe, the impressive Buddha Eden. With about 35 hectares, the garden is in response to the destruction of the Bamyan Buddhas Giants in what was one of the biggest cultural barbarous acts, erasing Memory masterpieces of the late period of Gandhara Art.

Among Buddhas, pagodas, terracotta statues and several carefully placed sculptures of vegetation, it is estimated that were used more than 6000 tons of marble and granite to build this monumental work.

The central staircase is the focal point of the garden where the golden buddhas quietly give welcome.

In the central lake we can see the KOI fish, and the carved dragons rising water.

You will also have the opportunity to observe the 700 terracotta soldiers hand-painted, each of them unique, lying buried some 2200 years ago as there is.

Come see a unique place of peace and tranquility that will surprise you.

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Purple Delight by JaniceMarieMcgregor

Doing 2 images today to make up for Last night. Hope you all are having a wonderful blessed day. Thank You for the Visit leaving your Likes, Favorites, Shares and Comments. They all mean so much to me. If you are a new FOLLOWER… Please let me know in a comment so I can return the favor! Sending Hugs to you all!

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Colours of Provence by tomvoc

Geometry of the lavender fields near Valensole village, Provence (France). One of my older pohotos.
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