MondayMural | Found on Big Island, Hawaii

Murals from Hawaii These are some murals that were found at the visitor center at Pu’uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park in Big Island, Hawaii. These ceramic murals take us back to ancient Hawaii, bits and parts of Polynesian history and showcase the flora you see on the archipelago. Pu’uhonua … Read>>

Solvang: A Danish Fairytale

Solvang is one of those places that made me feel like I was in the middle of a fairy tale. To say, ‘in the middle of a Hans Christian Andersen story’ would be just the perfect way to put it. Picture this setting: Me (and the kids and the husband … Read>>

Monday Mural| Found in Honolulu

A mural saying ‘Aloha at the Honolulu Airport, Oahu. The Aloha Mural Aloha! That’s how you greet each other in Hawaii. To see ‘Aloha’ painted on a wall at the airport where we made our entry into the island state, made it such a ‘welcoming’ sight. Later we would hear … Read>>

Found on walls of Stanford Church

For today’s murals, we go back to Stanford University in California, this time to see the biblical images on the walls of the Stanford Church. Stanford Memorial Church was erected by Jane Lathrop Stanford in memory of her husband Leland Stanford. She wanted it to be open to all and … Read>>

Monday Mural | Found in Stanford

Here’s a mural I found inside the Stanford University Campus. Do you know the name of this mural or the artist? Or what it means? Linking to Monday Mural If you like murals, you might also like:Mural from Washington  Found in SeattleMurals from Oregon: Found near Mt. Hood Found in … Read>>

Monday Mural | Found in Seattle

Seattle Mural Going further up north, we find ourselves in the city of Seattle, today. I stumbled upon this mural inside a multi-level parking or was it a basement parking, I forget. This place was between Pikes Place Market and Seattle Waterfront, that, I’m sure. Did you notice the Space … Read>>

Monday Mural | Found on Astoria Column

Last week on Monday Mural, I showed you some murals from the seaside town of Astoria.  Let me tell you that there’s more to see, here. So today I’ll show you what you can rightly call some ‘must-see art’ here in this city-by-the-Columbia-River-and-the-Pacific-Ocean. It was in this coastal town that … Read>>

Monday Mural | Found in Astoria

Today we go further north — from Portland to Astoria in Oregon. I found these murals in the seaside town of Astoria in (northwestern) Oregon. Astoria, which lies at the intersection of the Pacific Ocean and the Columbia river has many stories to tell: of Native Americans, shipwrecks and trade. Now lets have … Read>>

Belur’s beautiful bracket belles

Chennakesava Temple in Belur is known for its friezes, its pillars and stone lattices. Even the star-shaped platform on which it stands, a feature of its style of architecture. People who have visited there will tell you that between those sculpted pillars and decorative eaves are some beautiful stone ladies who … Read>>