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Kathakali

In the southernmost Indian State of Kerala, Kathakali is the traditional dance. At the performance where I took these photographs, the narrator used a hand percussion instrument and he was dressed in white and stood in a back corner of

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Ketchikan

In Alaska, the town of Ketchikan had many bald eagles flying around and almost as many standing totem poles.  Near Halibut Street and Killer Whale Avenue, the Saxman Village had a collection of restored totem poles that had been gathered

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Mount Rushmore

In the Black Hills of South Dakota, sits the Mount Rushmore National Memorial. I have not seen anything like it anywhere else. On granite rock, is a huge sculpture of the faces of four U.S. Presidents (George Washington, Thomas Jefferson,

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Temple of Hercules

Pompey conquered what is now Jordan for the Romans about 20 years after Caesar crossed the Rubicon, and Rome ruled there for 400 years.  This explains the Roman ruins. Set on a hill in the City of Amman is what

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Spring Picnic

In Japan, this is the time of year when a woman might don a kimono and visit a park to picnic amidst the cherry blossoms.   These April photos are of Ueno Park in Tokyo…     from the land

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