A drumming and dancing trip to the island of Roume in Guinea, West Africa turned up many surprises.
A neon emerald patch flashes by, surrounded by a sea of dark feathers. It’s here, gone again, then back for less than a second. As this Magnificent Hummingbird darts in to feed, I wonder how long it took to evolve such brilliant hues of green, purple and turquoise. The colors morph continuously with … [Read More...]
More than 50 miles northeast of Beirut lies Baalbek, ruins of Canaanite and later, Roman architecture. Once called Heliopolis, City of the Sun, it houses multi-ton rocks whose cutting and moving predated the Christian era. The Temple of Jupiter, seen here, weighs 455-tons, according to archeologists.
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Drawn by nature’s allure, I find myself a student of its irreplaceable diversity. We have a long way to go to restore what we’ve destroyed. Yet a vast ocean of life still thrives just beyond housing developments, past urban streets, over jumbled … [Read More...]
We always think of texture as something you must touch to understand. But seeing texture evokes a response as well.