Discussion in 'Tilted Art, Photography, Music & Literature' started by Chris Noyb, Jul 12, 2018.
Chris Cooksey, artist
Ron Ulicny, artist
Doi Hom Fha Resort Chiang Rai
We get what we call snow donuts or snow rollers up here.
It takes just the right combination of heavy snow then warm then high winds.
They look really cool.
Hill of Crosses is a site of pilgrimage about 12 km north of the city of Šiauliai, in northern Lithuania.
The precise origin of the practice of leaving crosses on the hill is uncertain, but it is believed that the first crosses were placed on the former Jurgaičiai or Domantai hill fort after the 1831 Uprising.
Over the generations, not only crosses and crucifixes, but statues of the Virgin Mary, carvings of Lithuanian patriots and thousands of tiny effigies and rosaries have been brought here by Catholic pilgrims.
The exact number of crosses is unknown, but estimates put it at about 55,000 in 1990 and 100,000 in 2006.
I know it makes no sense but for some reason the Hill of Crosses reminds me of this:
Putting boots on fenceposts is pretty common in the Great Plains and SouthWest USA.
The Giants' Causeway ??
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