by Renay Elle Morris
_2017 holiday greetings_Iceland. Magical. Light and color in an instant. Arctic-scapes reflect volcanic flow. Old Norse descendants revel in tales of ancient times.
_Moscow on a cool and rainy May afternoon.
Passerbys are treated to imagery along a route_an unusual setting to view the arts.
_Judaica and bridal gowns at Israel’s Jaffa shuk. Take a leisurely lunch at a cafe nearby.
_A Sunday outing in Argentina’s Feria de San Telmo. Visitors and local alike soak up the atmosphere and tango to the beat of Buenos Aires.
_Punjabi man. Most likely from Amritsar_ Northern India. A visit to the Golden Temple, the most sacred of all shrines for Sikhs, is also known as Sri Harmandir Sahib.
_On the heels of dh, bell, ottomans and nomads, all ensconced in the heat and dust of Petra_ archeology triumphs and the crown jewel of Jordan reigns.
_Southwestern France’s prehistoric dwellings from the Magdalenian period date back 15,000 years_at least. Trek to the Salon Noir’s “cul-de-sac” in the Niaux Cave to view the amazing strokes of animal impressions.
_Anywhere there is la playa. Señora toma el sol.
_Delving into Peruvian culture is a fascinating introduction to the study of an indigenous people. A mix of Spanish colonial practices with beliefs of Christianity and native religions.
_Werner’s Fitzcarraldo and the tale of rubber barons led to the exotic amazonas, and it’s jungle capital Iquitos. Shrouded stalls entice_try the delicacies and delights at the Belem marketo at the river’s edge.
_Dressed and tressed, and pretty in pink, Katherine stops for a quench of Red Bull. It’s all aboard for the Anime Convention_Penn Station, NYC.