Favorite Photos: Faces of Travel

Zimbabwe sculpture mother and child in Naples Botanical GardenToday’s #FriFotos theme is “faces”, which brought to mind all the pictures I’ve taken of statues during my travels. From Mayan ruins to museums, castles to cemeteries, faces are everywhere. Here are a few of my favorites.

Scuplture at Culzean Castle in Scotland

At Scotland’s Culzean Castle.

Xunantunich mayan ruins in Belize

A “dead” face at the Xunantunich Mayan ruins in Belize (note the “x”ed-out eyes).

fountain in Innsbruck, Austria

A cherubic fountain in Innsbruck, Austria.

Munich version of Juliet statue

Munich, Germany’s version of Verona’s famous “Juliet” statue.

sand sculpture of woman's face at Revere Beach Sand Sculpting Festival 2012

Head in the sand: at Revere Beach, Massachusetts.

sphynx in Edinburgh, Scotland

Unusual statue in Edinburgh, Scotland.

stone skull at Mayan ruins in Coba, Mexico

A stone skull strikes an ominous warning at the Mayan ruins in Coba, Mexico.

Zimbabwe sculpture at Naples Botanical Gardens

A Zimbabwean sculpture at the Naples Botanical Gardens in Florida.

statue of child at Mt. Auburn Cemetery in Watertown, Massachusetts

Statue of a child at Mt. Auburn Cemetery in Watertown, Massachusetts.

statue of a dwarf at Mirabell Gardens in Salzburg, Austria

A statue of a dwarf at Mirabell Gardens in Salzburg, Austria.

statue at Wurzburg Residence in Germany

A statue at the Wurzburg Residence in Germany.

Sphynx at the Luxor in Las Vegas

Another famous Sphynx: at the Luxor in Las Vegas.

statue outside the Hallgrímskirkja in Reykjavik, Iceland

Outside the Hallgrímskirkja in Reykjavik, Iceland.

 

 

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