Date: December 31st, 2016 | Comments : none | Categories: blue, Canada, City Streets, Elements, Garden, Historic significance, Ontario, Storms, winter.

Happy New Year 2016-17! Photo taken during the Ice Storm of 1998, Richmond Ontario CanadaHappy New Year!

 

Date: August 11th, 2016 | Comments : none | Categories: City Streets, Cultures, Design, Historic significance, Landscape, Laos, Travel.

Laotian Buddist alters in front of most homes and businessesLaotian Buddist alters in front of most homes and businesses

_____________________________________________________________________________

Laotian Buddist alters in front of most homes and businesses Laotian Buddist alters in front of most homes and businesses Laotian Buddist alters in front of most homes and businesses

 

Date: August 10th, 2016 | Comments : none | Categories: Cultures, Design, Historic significance, Landscape, Laos, Series, Travel, Trees, Unusual Interest.

Buddha Park, Vientiane, Laos, also known as Xieng Khuan, meaning "Spirit City"Buddha Park, Vientiane, Laos, also known as Xieng Khuan, meaning “Spirit City”, the park contains over 200 reinforced concrete statues created by priest-shaman Luang Pu Bunleua Sulilat, started in 1958 with the intention to integrate Hinduism and Buddhism.

______________________________________________________________________________

Monks at Buddha Park, Vientiane, Laos, also known as Xieng Khuan, meaning "Spirit City"

______________________________________________________________________________

Buddha Park, Vientiane, Laos, also known as Xieng Khuan, meaning "Spirit City" Buddha Park, Vientiane, Laos, also known as Xieng Khuan, meaning "Spirit City" Buddha Park, Vientiane, Laos, also known as Xieng Khuan, meaning "Spirit City" Buddha Park, Vientiane, Laos, also known as Xieng Khuan, meaning "Spirit City"

______________________________________________________________________________

Buddha Park, Vientiane, Laos, also known as Xieng Khuan, meaning "Spirit City"

______________________________________________________________________________

Buddha Park, Vientiane, Laos, also known as Xieng Khuan, meaning "Spirit City" Buddha Park, Vientiane, Laos, also known as Xieng Khuan, meaning "Spirit City" Buddha Park, Vientiane, Laos, also known as Xieng Khuan, meaning "Spirit City" Buddha Park, Vientiane, Laos, also known as Xieng Khuan, meaning "Spirit City"

______________________________________________________________________________

Buddha Park, Vientiane, Laos, also known as Xieng Khuan, meaning "Spirit City"

______________________________________________________________________________

Buddha Park, Vientiane, Laos, also known as Xieng Khuan, meaning "Spirit City" Buddha Park, Vientiane, Laos, also known as Xieng Khuan, meaning "Spirit City" Buddha Park, Vientiane, Laos, also known as Xieng Khuan, meaning "Spirit City" Buddha Park, Vientiane, Laos, also known as Xieng Khuan, meaning "Spirit City"

______________________________________________________________________________

Buddha Park, Vientiane, Laos, also known as Xieng Khuan, meaning "Spirit City"

______________________________________________________________________________

Buddha Park, Vientiane, Laos, also known as Xieng Khuan, meaning "Spirit City" Buddha Park, Vientiane, Laos, also known as Xieng Khuan, meaning "Spirit City" Buddha Park, Vientiane, Laos, also known as Xieng Khuan, meaning "Spirit City" Buddha Park, Vientiane, Laos, also known as Xieng Khuan, meaning "Spirit City"

 

Date: August 9th, 2016 | Comments : none | Categories: Architecture, City Streets, Cultures, Design, Historic significance, Landscape, Laos, Travel, Trees.

Rainbow ties on Fig tree branch, Buddha scultptures, Pha That Luang temple groundsPha That Luang Buddhist temple grounds, Vientiane, Laos

_____________________________________________________________________________

Buddha scultptures around Fig tree, Pha That Luang temple grounds, VientianeBuddha shrine, Pha That Luang temple grounds, Vientiane

_____________________________________________________________________________

Dragonflies at the Pha That Luang Buddhist temple, Vientiane, Laos

_____________________________________________________________________________

Pha That Luang Buddhist stupa temple, Vientiane, Laos Pha That Luang Buddhist stupa temple, Vientiane, Laos Pha That Luang Buddhist temple, Vientiane, Laos

_____________________________________________________________________________

Wat Inpeng, one of many Buddhist temples in Vientiane Laos

______________________________________________________________________________

Seven dragons on each side of main gate, Wat Inpeng temple, Vientiane LaosNang Talani Temple of Buddhist teachings, Vientiane, LaosVientiane, Laos temple entranceOne of many Buddhist temples in Vientiane Laos

______________________________________________________________________________

Nang Talani Temple of Buddhist teachings, gate decor, Vientiane Laos

______________________________________________________________________________

Wat Inpeng temple detail, Vientiane Laos

 

Date: August 8th, 2016 | Comments : none | Categories: Cultures, Design, Historic significance, Laos, Travel, Trees, Unusual Interest.

Vientiane, Laos - carved tree trunks at Pha That Luang templeVientiane, Laos – carved tree trunks at Pha That Luang temple

____________________________________________________________________________

Vientiane, Laos - carved tree trunks at Pha That Luang temple Vientiane, Laos - carved tree trunks at Pha That Luang temple Vientiane, Laos - carved tree trunks at Pha That Luang temple

____________________________________________________________________________

Vientiane, Laos - carved tree trunks at Pha That Luang temple

____________________________________________________________________________

Vientiane, Laos - carved tree trunks at Pha That Luang temple Vientiane, Laos - carved tree trunks at Pha That Luang temple Vientiane, Laos - carved tree trunks at Pha That Luang temple Vientiane, Laos - carved tree trunks at Pha That Luang temple

____________________________________________________________________________

Vientiane, Laos - carved tree trunks at Pha That Luang temple

 

Date: August 2nd, 2016 | Comments : none | Categories: China, conservation, Cultures, Design, Historic significance, Series, Travel, Unusual Interest.

Terracotta Warriors and crowds of tourists, Xi'an, ChinaTerracotta Warriors, Xi’an, China. Archaologists are still unearthing, reassembling and documenting miles and miles of terracotta statues. Bones of the terracotta artist/sculptors have been found among the ruins.

_____________________________________________________________________________

Terracotta Warriors, Xi'an, China Terracotta Warriors, Xi'an, China Terracotta Warriors, Xi'an, China

_____________________________________________________________________________

Terracotta Warrior's horses, Xi'an, China

_____________________________________________________________________________

Terracotta Warriors, Xi'an, China

_____________________________________________________________________________

Archeaologists at the Terracotta Warriors site, Xi'an, China Terracotta Warriors unearthed, Xi'an, China Bones of Terracotta Warriors artists found on site, Xi'an, China

_____________________________________________________________________________

Terracotta Warriors site, Xi'an, China

_____________________________________________________________________________

One of three main buildings of Terracotta Warriors sites, Xi'an, China

 

Date: July 31st, 2016 | Comments : none | Categories: Architecture, China, conservation, Cultures, Design, Green, Historic significance, Landscape, Leaves, Mountains, Series, Summer, Travel, Trees.

Landscape seen from a turret on The Great Wall near Bejing, China

______________________________________________________________________________

The Great Wall near Bejing, ChinaThe Great Wall of China – portion near Bejing that has been rebuilt since its original construction during the Ming Dynasty (1368–1644).

______________________________________________________________________________

The Great Wall landscape near Bejing, China The Great Wall landscape near Bejing, China The Great Wall near Bejing, China

______________________________________________________________________________

The Great Wall landscape near Bejing, China

______________________________________________________________________________

Elm tree, The Great Wall of China Preserving part of the original construction on The Great Wall near Bejing, China

 

Date: July 12th, 2015 | Comments : none | Categories: City Streets, Environmental issues, Historic significance, Michigan, Travel, Travel USA, Unusual Interest.

Steam from underground pipes, Detroit, Michigan
Detroit Thermal: steam rising from from 39 miles of piping buried deep underground the city streets of Detroit, Michigan.

 

 

Date: July 10th, 2015 | Comments : none | Categories: Historic significance, Landscape, Nebraska, Summer, Travel, Travel USA, Trees, Urban and State Parks, USA.

Chimney Rock, NebraskaWestern Nebraska, Chimney Rock and Scottsbluff National Monument

___________________________________________________________________________

Chimney Rock, NebraskaMy Rav 4 and Chimney Rock, Nebraska

___________________________________________________________________________

Scottsbluff National Monument, Nebraska

___________________________________________________________________________

Scottsbluff National Monument, NebraskaScottsbluff National Monument, Nebraska

___________________________________________________________________________

Western-most Nebraska terrainWestern-most Nebraska terrainJust west of Scottsbluff, NebraskaJust west of Scottsbluff, Nebraska

 

Date: April 12th, 2014 | Comments : none | Categories: Animals, golden light, Historic significance, Landscape, Moon, Mountains, Oregon, Shadows, Silhouettes, Sunset, Travel, Travel USA, Trees, Urban and State Parks, USA.

Smith Rock, Redmond, ORSmith Rock State Park, Redmond, OR

____________________________________________________________________________

Deer grazing at Smith Rock State Park, Redmond, ORSmith Rock State Park, Redmond, ORSmith Rock State Park, Redmond, OR
Smith Rock State Park, Redmond ORSmith Rock State Park, Redmond ORSmith Rock State Park, Redmond OR

____________________________________________________________________________

Smith Rock State Park, Redmond, OR — we drove to Redmond to buy a 2nd hand cement mixer and discovered more unexpected Oregon beauty. We arrived in time to catch the evening shadows, deer grazing at sunset, and full moon.

 

Date: July 3rd, 2013 | Comments : none | Categories: Flowers, Historic significance, Landscape, Mountains, orange, Seasonal, Summer, Travel, Travel USA, Urban and State Parks, USA, Washington State, wildflowers.

Indian Paintbrush, Mt. St. Helens, WashingtonIndian Paintbrush and Fireweed growing at Mt. St. Helens, Washington

___________________________________________________________________________

Fireweed, Mt. St. Helens, Washington

 

Date: September 11th, 2012 | Comments : none | Categories: BC, Canada, City Streets, Historic significance, Travel, travel Canada, Unusual Interest, yellow.

Largest truck in the world, Sparwood, BCLargest truck in the world, Sparwood, BCLargest truck in the world, once used for coal mining, Sparwood, BC Canada

 

Date: September 10th, 2012 | Comments : none | Categories: Alberta, Autumn, Canada, Cultures, golden light, Historic significance, Landscape, Mountains, Seasonal, Travel, travel Canada, Urban and Provincial Parks.

Bales of hay, Black Diamond, Alberta CanadaBales of hay, Rocky Mountains on horizon, Black Diamond, Alberta Canada

___________________________________________________________________________

Okatoks Erratic, Okatoks, ABOkatoks Erratic, a boulder carried by glacial ice far from its original location. Okatoks, just south of Calgary, Alberta

 

Date: April 12th, 2012 | Comments : none | Categories: Alberta, Canada, Historic significance, Landscape, Mountains, Spring, Travel, travel Canada, Urban and Provincial Parks.

Frank Slide, Alberta,CanadaOn April 29, 1903, the deadliest landslide in Canadian history blew out the east face of Turtle Mountain in southwestern Alberta, killing over 70 people in the town of Frank. This disaster is known as The Frank Slide. Turtle Mountain is about 250 km south of Calgary.

___________________________________________________________________________

Frank Slide, Alberta,CanadaTurtle Mountain, Alberta,Canada

 

Date: September 11th, 2011 | Comments : none | Categories: Autumn, Elements, Historic significance, Landscape, Mountains, Oregon, Summer, Travel, Travel USA, Trees, Unusual Interest, Urban and State Parks, USA, Water.

Crater Lake, OR1) Crater Lake Southwest location 2) The Phantom Ship Rock, remnants of an ancient volcano Oregon

__________________________________________________________________________

The Phantom Ship, Crater Lake, OR, USA

 


 

 
Nikki’s Photography is proudly powered by WordPress Copyright © 2007, 2008 NikkiCoulombe.com / NikkiPhotography.com ALL RIGHTS RESERVED
Images contained in this website are exclusively owned by NikkiCoulombe.com / NikkiPhotography.com and protected by all applicable Copyright laws.
All rights reserved. NikkiCoulombe.com / NikkiPhotography.com are registered trademarks of Nikki Coulombe.