Gyeongju, Korea

Mary had the right guess with Korea!  The building  I showed is the exhibition hall from the World Culture Expo Park in Gyeongju, Korea.  The central cutout shape reproduces the Hwangnyongsa Buddhist temple, which was built in the 7th century by the rulers of the Silla Kingdom.  The temple itself was made entirely of wood… Continue reading Gyeongju, Korea

You Got It! Büyükçekmece, Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul, Turkey!  Cheeky Patch guessed Turkey within seconds of my posting, and Al had Istanbul figured out not long after that.  Now I know why Curtis chooses such obscure places and oddly angled pictures. The mosque wasn't the famous Blue Mosque as Al suggested, but a local one in Büyükçekmece, a municipality of Istanbul on… Continue reading You Got It! Büyükçekmece, Istanbul, Turkey

Where in the World is…

..not Carmen Sandiego, but QuiltMusings? Curtis at Journey of a Blogvelist does a fun Pic'n' Post feature where he shares a picture and you have to guess where it is from.  I can be slightly obsessive about such puzzles and have really enjoyed trying to figure them out.  I've even won a few!  Since I… Continue reading Where in the World is…