Do you know? The Oak Tree(sub species included) is the national tree for 15 countries which is the most, followed by the Olive Tree which is the national tree for 4 countries. Almost all are officially announced except a few. Please find the complete list below. Country Name of tree Scientific name Picture Albania Olive... Continue Reading →
The talented Vietnamese artist Fiong Hung Hom is the world-famous man, thanks to his amazing sculpture, which he created from the roots of bamboo. The uniqueness and mystique of the artist's work are mesmerizing and does not pass by. Fiong Hung Hom began his artistic career by accident. At age 15, living in Hoi An, a... Continue Reading →
Awesome, Thanks for sharing and spreading the word about such arts which definitely needs something to boost up.
It was a festive evening in Kolkata and while I watched well dressed men, women and children turned out in their finest with a spring in their step my eyes did not miss the stall selling art pieces across the road. I stopped by at the stall chatting with the artist who gladly showed me all his pieces and described his art while attending to his customers who were attracted by the jewelry on display. Bamboo Art is popular in Kerala, Bengal and other eastern or north eastern states of India but the pictures and details in this post is from Bengal.
All the stuff that I photographed is hand made as in carved out of bamboo manually. After that it is sanded to make it smooth and then burnt to get the colour as well as to harden the piece. Finally, it is varnished for that rich brownish glossy…
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Visiting this interesting Waterfall Restaurant located in San Pablo City, Philippines at the Villa Escudero Plantations and Resort can be a truly unique and memorable experience. Visitors can enjoy lunch served on bamboo dining tables while the crystalline running water flows under their feet. Besides enjoying the authentic local cuisine, you can enjoy the almost untouched nature of the... Continue Reading →