Tag: Ruins

El Morro mesa at sunset

Visiting El Morro National Monument

Visiting El Morro National Monument is like walking thru the history of North America. Signatures and petroglyphs etched by those who visited this oasis.

Jiankou – The Most Beautiful and Dangerous Unrestored Section of The Great Wall, Part 2

Today we continue our Jiankou adventure along The Great Wall of China. If you missed Part 1, click here to catch…

Unrestored Section of The Great Wall – Jiankou, Part 1

Another title for this post could be, “That time we asked each other if we were going to survive this.” My…

Pyramid of the Magician

When I think of pyramids, I picture isolated ruins standing alone as monuments to the ancient civilizations that created them….

The Rounded Pyramid

This is the Mayan Pyramid of the Dwarf (aka Pyramid of the Magician), the crown jewel of the ancient city…

Roman Sunset

These eight columns standing firm in silhouette as the sun sets on yet another day have done so for at least…

Built On Ruin

This is a small section of the ancient city of Pompeii, Italy. It was lost to time by the devastation of…

Watery Ruin

One might think that is a relief of Poseidon, complete with his trident, but this is Hindu artwork—a part of…