Les Deux Plateaux, more commonly known as the Colonnes de Buren, is a highly controversial art installation created by the French artist Daniel Buren in 1985–1986. It is located in the inner courtyard (Cour d’Honneur) of the Palais Royal in Paris, France.
Many Lao tales depict the Naga as King Naga from the Mekong River, who fell in love with a woman. They had nine children, who are believed to be the ancestors of the Lao.
The Naga is incorporated extensively into Lao iconography. Lao mythology maintains that the naga are the protectors of the Lao state.
Every temple in Laos has many Nagas statues.
It still may be cold these days, but regardless of the weather conditions, one thing is certain: Spring has arrived. Usually, the spring equinox is the 21st of March.
That’s when the sun will be shining directly on the Earth’s equator, bringing the same exact amount of daylight and darkness all around the world on that day, which is known as the spring equinox.
And with spring come the first flowers.
The highlights of Paris are mostly set along the beautiful banks of the Seine River, where you can see almost all year round the sunset or, if you are an early bird, the sunrise.
One of the most romantic activity is to watch a sunset in Paris. Nothing beats the view of the last sun rays touching upon the rooftops of Paris, reflecting on the Seine river.
I tried to made a beautiful golden sunset on the Seine river.
Capturing reflections is not the easiest thing to do. It takes planning, patience, creativity and a bit of luck. I was walking in Paris, looking for something to eat.
The dude was drooling at the sandwiches the other side of the glass, so I gave him mine. He gave me a very nice portrait. Here, I was lucky!
Nature is always stronger than everything else.
The French alps.
France has 35 000 town or small villages. Part of the country’s national heritage, French people are very proud about it.