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.
_07 April 2014 / Arles, France. Official opening of the Fondation with the exhibition_Van Gogh Live!
_Dining out Chinois when in Paris is always a feast for the palate. Demandez aux habitants pour un séduisant.
_Rear Window. Fashion and couture through a glass darkly. Inspired by Hitch? Maybe. Captured along the Duomo di Napoli.
_Not far from Funchal, a bather is lost in the the eternal waters of Iberia’s Madeira island.
_Lo Smarrito. In English, The Lost.
From my series Il Mare exhibited at the Mdina Cathedral Museum Art Biennale_Malta 2017
_Zanzibar Island. Also known as Unguja is lightly off the coast of Tanzania. Gorgeous, and alluring, it is not to be ignored.
_Holy cow. The sacred rite of worship by Hindus in India as it provides life-sustaining milk. Roaming free, it isprotected by the country’s laws.
_Embarked in Luxor. Ensconced in The Valley of the Kings_ after dusk the magic of Egypt begins.
_This island rich in culture affords the visitor many options. From north to south, Sardinia is a provocative fling. Sophisticated Cagliari is its capital while carefree and breezy ports await in the emerald seas of the Mediterranean.
_Paris a la mode. From the Rue de Rennes to Rue _Paris a la mode. From the Rue de Rennes to Rue Cambon, it’s one ginormous runway.