Today Dec.7th is National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day. On this day in 1941, Japan attacked, bombed Pearl Harbor in Hawaii, which lead the US to enter the World War II. Later, on August 6, 1945, during the final stages of World War II, Enola Gay became the first aircraft to drop an atomic bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan.
Now, this aircraft Enola Gay stays at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center along with other aircrafts. Continue reading
The Chesapeake Bay Bridge is commonly known as Bay Bridge/America’s Scariest Bridge/Maryland Bay Bridge. It is the major dual-span five-lane bridge(two bridges running parallel to each other with eastbound 2 lanes and westbound 3 lanes) and was first opened in 1952. This scariest bridge runs 4.3-miles long and in some areas 200ft high. It is an awesome experience and view from the bridge is breathtaking.
This Chesapeake Bay Bridge should not be confused with the other CBBT Bridge. Continue reading
From my nostalgic photo albums, Sydney, Australia. The Sydney Opera House is the performing arts center in Sydney, Australia.
It is considered as one of the distinctive and most famous buildings of the 20th century. Continue reading
Overlooking the city of Melbourne from the Shrine of Remembrance. I have so many memories of this city… I once used live. Again, for the seventh year, Melbourne has been declared as the world’s most livable city in the world.
I get nostalgic whenever I look back. Continue reading
It is Autumn and is in all its glory in Shenandoah. Every time it is magical. Gorgeous shades of leaves are everywhere. The Birch, Oak, Elm, and Maple are turned into reds, oranges, and yellows.
Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.
– Albert Camus
Blue Ridge mountain range runs in the eastern US, starting at its southernmost portion in Georgia, then ending northward in Pennsylvania. Continue reading
Ancient Indian temples are architectural marvels. There is so much history, story, and architecture behind every ancient Indian temple. During my last visit to India, I had a chance to visit this beautiful 12th -century Chennakeshava temple. This temple is situated at Belur, Karnataka state, India.
Architecture starts when you carefully put two bricks together. There it begins.
– Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
Chennakeshava Temple, Belur, Karnataka State, India