Image produced by Karl Swartz's great circle flight path
Who can resist inflicting their travel snaps on passing aquaintances?
Tanah Lot, a temple on a rock by the sea, Bali, Indonesia.
||Ušisar, Cappadocia, central Turkey. This is the view from a citidel
carved out of the soft volcanic rock (tufa) that covers the area. Down
the valley are other formations, also hollowed out for living in.
|Hagia Sophia ("Divine Wisdom"), Istanbul. Built originally as a church
in 537 AD by the Byzantine emperor Justinian I, and converted to a mosque
(at which time the minarets were added) after the Turkish conquest under
Sultan Mehmet II in 1453. Now a museum honouring both cultures.
||Sinter terraces at Pamukkale ("Cotton Castle"), southwest Turkey.
The Florence skyline at dusk.
Florence again, the river Arno.
||The Basilica San Marco (St Mark's Cathedral), Venice.
Stonehenge, Salisbury Plain, England.
|The Wright Flyer 1, hanging in the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum,
Toontown, Disneyland. Well, I laughed.
|The Great Barrier Reef, from a helicopter somewhere east of the