Daily Archives: 25 June, 2014


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Shah Cheragh is a monument and mosque that is the most important place of pilgrimage within the city of Shiraz, Iran. The name Shah Cheragh translates into “King of the Light” or “Shrine of the lord of the light”. It contains tombs of important figures in Shia Islam.  Image by uncorneredmarket The complex known as architectural […]

Incredible Emerald City Like Mausoleum in Shiraz, Iran


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Burkina Faso in West Africa,  is not an area that usually gets a lot of visits of tourists, but at the base of a hill with a view of  the sunny savannah lies an extraordinary village, a circular 1.2 hectare complex of intricately embellished earthen architecture. It is the residence of the chief, the royal […]

The West African village where every house is a work ...