I chose this photo show off the color of the buildings in use during this time. I love how the pearl white really makes this building pop out more! Duomo, Milan Cathedral - Italy The Gothic cathedral took nearly six centuries to complete.
The Bosphorus Villages of Arnavutköy, Turkey. Arnavutköy is a historic neighborhood in Istanbul, famous for its wooden Ottoman mansions and seafood restaurants, as well as the campus of the prestigious Robert College with its centennial buildings.
The red lotus is the symbol of the heart's original nature. It is the lotus of love, compassion, passion, activity and all the qualities of the heart. It is the lotus of Avalokitesvara. (Red Lotus Flower Reflections on Green Background by Bahman Farzad)