Persepolis, Iran – Persepolis was the ceremonial capital of the Achaemenid Empire (ca. Persepolis is situated 70 km northeast of the modern city of Shiraz in the Fars Province of modern Iran. The earliest remains of Persepolis date from aroun
Lantern Festival, Honolulu, Hawaii ~ Floating Lanterns memorialize those that have passed away. As the sun sets in the background, small boats with Buddhist monks and church volunteers help to launch and shepherd the small armada of lanterns ships.