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Foo Lion

[Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong]
Chinese guardian lion, also known as Foo (or Fu) Lion – it was believed that it has powerful mythic protective powers. Foo Lin’s have traditionally stood in front of e.g. temples. Some of them, have a single large pearl in mouth, which are opened only partially, so that the pearl can roll inside the lion’s mouth but it is sized is such a way, that the pearl cannot be removed.

Tough challenge

[Seoul, Korea]
Although this situation might look somehow dramatic, this picture was taken out of the context as the parent was standing just out of this frame, trying to convince this little boy to keep smiling, as there were family photo session ongoing.

Deoksugung

[Seoul, Korea]
At Deoksugung, also known as Gyeongun-gung, Deoksugung Palace, or Deoksu Palace.
One of my favourite places in Seoul.

In loving memory

[Howth, Ireland]
Celtic cross (Irish: cros Cheilteach) is a cross with a ring surrounding. It became popular for funerary monuments, spreading well beyond the British Isles.
Read more at wikipedia.