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Ordinary day in September
Taking the snow fort
Fortress in the Morning
Morning Haze
Scent of the past
Look up
Defender of San Juan
Nafplio under the rain
Silence
Fireworks show on film festival in Nis, Serbia
Fortress in the wood
Two towers
The outpost of Rodos fortress
Your Seat Awaits at the Alhambra
Torres de Serranos, Valencia, Spain
Classic Mont St. Michel
A VIEW FROM THE FORTRESS
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Look up

It is another striking contrast of the country, that such simplicity of being has given birth to such grandeur in architecture: Look up, at the roof of the Punakha Dzong in Punakha, a town in western Bhutan. Traditionally, Dzong fortresses have functioned as centres of religious, military, administrative and social activities for their district and are the key neural nodes of the nation’s community life.

TAGS: Architecture, Bhutan, Fortress, Roof

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Date Taken: 05.2018
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PHOTO LOCATION Punakha, Bhutan