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Photographer Captures the Magical Personalities of the Animals Who Live In a Finnish Forest

Joachim Munter, a talented photographer who lives in Helsinki, Finland has captured the innate beauty and magical personalities of the various …

The geometry of everyday life: Paul Strand's masterworks – in pictures

The American photographer Paul Strand, working in the middle years of the 20th century, took pictures that are unsurpassed in their lustre, compositional rigour and strange humanity. As the Philadelphia Museum of Art presents his first major retrospective in nearly 50 years, take a look at some of …

Jaguar’s E-type Zero is the most beautiful electric car yet

Probably because the entire design is lifted from the 1960s<p>Jaguar, having freshly committed to electrifying all of its cars from 2020 onward, has today also unveiled a new all-electric automobile, which is based on its sleek E-type from the 1960s. The new E-type Zero keeps the classic styling, …

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Frank Lloyd Wright in 45 essential works - Curbed

For Frank Lloyd Wright's 150th birthday, Curbed is celebrating the life and work of the legendary American architect who brought us the Prairie School movement. Join us in exploring all things Wright this week.<p><i>For Frank Lloyd Wright's 150th birthday, Curbed is celebrating the life and work of the</i> …

Peru 2017-Post 24. One Day and One Incident in Santiago, Chile

Monday July 24<p>Having flown out of Lima after 12pm and landed in Santiago 4 hours later we were pretty tired. Once out of the airport we caught a bus …

Peru 2017-Post 23. The Best Way to Finish Our Peru Sojourn

Friday July 21-Sunday 23<p>Our trip began at the end of June on a spiritual high with the three day Don't Give Up convention, so how better to finish it …

Peru 2017-Post 22. An Afternoon in Pisco

Thursday July 20<p>With an afternoon to kill before we bus to Lima we thought we would take a look at the town of Pisco.<p>Every Peruvian town has its own …

Peru 2017-Post 21. The Paracas National Reserve—A Journey of Discovery

Wednesday July 19<p>From the town of Nasca we travelled through the desert by bus to our next destination.<p>The seaside village of Paracas. Great to see …

Peru 2017-Post 20. Nasca, Palpa, Cahauchi Pyramids, Chauchilla Cemetery, Acuedoctos de Cantalloc and Los Paredones Inca Ruins

Monday July 17<p>As a boy, one of my favourite things to do was to spend hours flipping through the pages of National Geographic magazines, especially …

PERU 2017-Post 19 pm. The Guinea Pig Experience

Sunday July 16 afternoon<p>WARNING!<p>This post is not suitable for vegans, vegetarians or people who love cute fury little pets!<p>Arequipa is famous for its …

PERU 2017-Post 19 am. Arequipa Ministry Morning

Sunday morning, July 16<p>Our trip began in Lima with the English "Don't Give Up" convention which was literally awesome! So on this day we were very …

PERU 2017-Post 18. At Last, A Rest Day

Saturday July 15<p>Our travel schedules always seem so action packed that we rarely find time to rest... so finally we had a rest (blogging) day. But …

PERU 2017-Post 17. A Big Day Out With Our Hosts

Friday July 15<p>An alternative title for this blog that was briefly considered and then rejected due to it's verbosity was;<p><b>The Mountain, the Market,</b> …

PERU 2017-Post 16. Arequipa's Famous Santa Catalina Monastery

PERU 2017-Post 16. Arequipa's Famous Santa Catalina Monastery<p>Thursday July 13<p>Santa Catalina Monastery was built in 1579 and was enlarged in the 17th …

PERU 2017-Post 15. To Arequipa and Beyond

Wednesday July 12<p>Cruz Del Sur night bus departed Cusco at 8:00pm and arrived in Arequipa at 7:30am the next morning.<p>Arequipa, the second biggest city …

PERU 2017-Post 14. A Ruin, a Ruin, a Ruin... Part 2

Tuesday July 11<p>Continuing our journey ...<p>...we passed the town of Urumbamba in the Sacred Valley that we saw from the air the day we flew into …

PERU 2017-Post 14. A Ruin, a Ruin, a Ruin... Part 1

Tuesday July 11<p>The night before while enjoying dinner with friends we got the news that a teacher strike of all things was likely to block the …

PERU 2017-Post 13. San Pedro's Market and Dinner Friends

PERU 2017-Post 13. San Pedro's Market and Dinner Friends<p>Monday July 10<p>So, where would one shop in Cusco? Well there is a modern department store and …

PERU 2017-Post 12. Andes Witnessing Trip

Sunday July 9<p>The Mirador Congregation had organised one of its regular Andes witnessing trips and we were looking forward to joining in with our very …

PERU 2017-Post 11. Pikillaqta and Tipón Archaeological Site Visits

Saturday July 8<p>Cusco and the Sacred Valley is simply brimming with archeological history. The time before European influence is commonly referred to …

PERU 2017-Post 10. The English Teachers

Friday July 7<p>In the evening we taxied down town, away from the touristy historic centre to the more typical part of Cusco City to visit some friends …

PERU 2017-Post 9. Wandering the Streets of Cusco

Friday July 7<p>It was time for a quiet walk through the streets of Cusco. Of corurse, we were not as colourfully dressed as this local woman.<p>The street …

PERU 2017-Post 8. Quad Biking Through The Sacred Valley

Thursday 6th of July<p>With a guide we set off on a quad bike adventure through the stunnngly beautiful Sacred Valley or Urubamba Valley, located …

PERU 2017

Wednesday July 5th<p>A day in the ministry can be great anywhere but in Cusco, with stunning blue skies and almost everyone is happy to discuss the …

PERU 2017-Post 6. Cusco City Tour

Tuesday July 4<p>It's recomended that your first day or two in a high altitude should be somewhat restful to allow your body to adjust, so we stayed in …

PERU 2017-Post 5. Goodbye Lima, Hello Cusco

Monday July 3<p>With our Lima mission accomplished, we headed off on to stage two; Cusco.<p>Lima, a sprawling mega city, the largest in Peru, home to over …

PERU 2017-4. LIMA "DON'T GIVE UP!" REGIONAL CONVENTION

PERU 2017-4. LIMA "DON'T GIVE UP!" REGIONAL CONVENTION<p>If you haven't already been, you will absolutely LOVE this years convention! And yes, it is the …

PERU 2017-3. Miraflores to Barranco Walk - Doors and Windows

For those who like a little architecture we saved a couple of random door and window photos that we saw and loved on our walk yesterday.<p>We love the …

PERU 2017-2. Miraflores to Barranco Walk

Having more-or-less recuperated from jet-lag we set out on a day-long walking tour along the Lima coast from Miraflores to Barranco and back …

PERU 2017-1. TO THE NEW WORLD

...and so we were off on our journey of discovery to what was once termed "The New World",<p>South America.<p>Thank you Noel and Alois for the ride to …