Here are some of my favorite photographs from around the world, all taken by me. Geographically yours, D.J.Z.
Saturday, June 4, 2011
It was under a tree that Buddha achieved enlightenment. Specifically, it was a ficus tree (to Americans, a banyan). All over Bangkok, old ficus trees with their distinctive trunks are venerated reminders of Buddha's wisdom. Flowers, figurines, and colorful ribbons are brought as offerings.